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Movies of 1996 Bracket Game: Independence Day Vs. The Rock

I hope you enjoyed our brief foray into the quirky independent comedies of 1996.  Because as we move into round two, we’re shifting gears.  Try not to get whiplash as we transition from arthouse fare to mainstream big-budget blow-em-ups!   950 more words


10,000 BC (2008)

* out of *****

I’m giving one star to 10,000 BC, but I have to admit that I did get some enjoyment out of this movie. 232 more words


[Retrospective] White House Down (2013)

As we look back on 2015 and it becomes clear that 2016 will be one full of questions. This was the year that the dysfunction and fractures in the American political system became apparent in the most public way possible. 1,355 more words


Day After Tomorrow, The (2004)

****1/2 out of *****

The Day After Tomorrow is one of my favorite disaster films because while it still is very much a Roland Emmerich film, it does feature a somewhat original premise. 116 more words


What the Mainstream Can Learn From 2015's Queer Indie Cinema

This summer, something predictable happened: the Internet’s collective outrage targeted the trailer for a gay movie. The why behind the anger was less predictable, though: the characters were not queer enough, were too whitewashed, and misrepresented the… 1,674 more words



20th Century Fox has released the first full trailer for Independence Day: Resurgence, the sequel to the 1996 action flick from Roland Emmerich and Dean Devlin. 36 more words