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Independence Day: Resurgence: Special effects and action great, story meh...

Independence Day: Resurgence by Roland Emmerich on Blu-ray
My rating: 7 out of 10 stars

We always knew they were coming back. Using recovered alien technology, the nations of Earth have collaborated on an immense defense program to protect the planet.

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Geostorm – Trailer

Dean Devlin, director of the troubled (anytime another director comes in to do $15 million worth of reshoots on your movie, it’s safe to assume there are serious problems, no matter how the studio spins it) movie Geostorm, apparently learned more than a little bit about making disaster films from Roland Emmerich, who he worked with (as a producer) on movies like Independence Day, Stargate, The Day After Tomorrow, 2012, among others. 23 more words


Transpolitics in Cinema

It happens many ties in movies. The petty political differences of nation-states are set aside when aliens arrive. The arrival of a mutual, more threatening enemy causes a sort of alliance of previously competing entities, and in doing so, survive the onslaught and world peace ensues (or something idealistic like that). 751 more words

Independence Day: Resurgence, 2016

Directed by: Roland Emmerich

Starring:  Liam Hemsworth, Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman


Independence Day: Resurgence is what dreams are made of. It’s great and terrible for all the same reasons as the original independence day, to varying degrees. 96 more words


Here's The Trailer for Geostorm, which is apparently a real movie

This trailer only needs a few more cats to look like a heavy-handed YouTube parody but apparently, Geostorm is a real movie that will be opening in October.   47 more words


Independence Day: Resurgence - 2*

Released: June 2016

Director: Roland Emmerich
Starring: Liam Hemsworth, Jessie T. UsherJeff Goldblum,

When you’ve been waiting 20 years for a film, it’s hard not to start to wonder if you really need to see the film at all- is it ever going to be that good as to be worth the wait? 963 more words


Review: 2012 (2009) (Appetite For Destruction?)

“We’re going to need a bigger plane.”

President Donald Trump has been the most powerful man in the world for over a month. Yet the world is still in one piece. 990 more words