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No surprise on the Thirteenth Floor

Not good, not bad either really. A 1990s sci-fi movie which is exploiting a theme that could still be represented today.

I watched the Thirteenth Floor with no expectations and I was not in the mindset to want to meditate on hidden clues to figure out the end and solve the mystery by myself. 505 more words


Gareth Edwards and Thomas Tull Talk About Making 'Godzilla'

I was invited to attend a special press screening of the 2014 “Godzilla” at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre (it’s now called TCL Chinese Theatres, but I prefer to call it Grauman’s), and it proved to be a huge improvement over… 1,529 more words


Upon its release in 2015 Rolland Emmerich’s Stonewall was pretty well critically savaged for a few reasons, now, a year later I’d thought I’d give it a go being somewhat distanced from the ‘hype’ and as it has appeared on Netflix. 611 more words


Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)

Twenty years ago, director Roland Emmerich put on screen an alien-invasion disaster feature with moments so iconic & jaw-dropping that viewers n critics alike were left dazzled by the sheer scale & size of its ambition. 449 more words

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Roland Emmerich in Talks to Direct Sci-Fi Thriller 'Dark Matter'

Roland Emmerich is in early negotiations with Sony Pictures to direct the science-fiction thriller “Dark Matter,” based on the Blake Crouch bestseller.

Matt Tolmach is producing the movie version of “Dark Matter,” which was published in July by Crown Publishing Group. 167 more words


Roland Emmerich Orbits Sony's Blake Crouch Novel 'Dark Matter'

EXCLUSIVE: Roland Emmerich is in early talks with Sony Pictures to direct an adaptation of the Blake Crouch bestseller Dark Matter. Matt Tolmach is producing the large-canvas project.  221 more words

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White House Down (2013)

When a right wing paramilitary group besiege and capture The White House, a lone cop is left to protect The President.

White House Down seems like a very old fashioned action thriller; almost a carbon copy of the rash of Die Hard copies that plagued the nineties, including Under Siege, Executive Decision and Air Force One; it’s basically “Die Hard With A POTUS”. 138 more words