Truck Torrence, better known as 100% Soft, has made a career of taking icons of pop culture and making them unbelievably, almost excruciatingly cute. After all, he’s the guy who made the Star Wars emoji hat broke the internet that one time. But his homage to They Live may be his finest (and most adorable) work yet. Read more...
With "Independence Day: Resurgence" making the world dangerous for Earthlings again, CBR looks at the best aliens attack films ever made.
Joey King wears a black and white patterned dress while visiting Hollywood Today Live on Friday (June 24) at the W Hotel in Hollywood. The 16-year-old Independence Day: Resurgence actress also made an appearance this week on Obsev’s The Lowdown with Diana Madison. Joey was asked if she believes in aliens as they are very [...]
On HBO’s Real Time Overtime segment, Comedy Central host Larry Wilmore warned that the battle between presumptive nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is going to be a big one. The panel conversation began with a discussion over Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders “mixed message”...
Independence Day 2: Resurgence hits theaters this weekend, and many critics are wondering if this could be the swan song for director Roland Emmerich. Emmerich’s vision of Earth invaded by aliens wowed audiences in 1996 with big explosions and special effects that has only been matched by fellow wielder of destruction Michael Bay in recent... Show More Summary
Washington Post reporter Robert Barnes reported Friday that a deadlocked Supreme Court handed Obama a huge defeat: “President Obama suffered the biggest legal defeat of his administration Thursday when a deadlocked Supreme Court failed...Show More Summary
Roland Emmerich’s hotly-anticipated sequel to his iconic 1996 alien invasion movie arrives like a moon-sized mothership ploughing into our planet, and the result is exactly what you’d expect – one hell of a mess. The above scenario –moon-sized spaceship churning up planet Earth– actually features in Independence...
Half an hour into Roland Emmerich’s un-eagerly anticipated sequel Independence Day: Resurgence, an underling informs a general (William Fichtner) that an alien vessel is about to displace much of the Atlantic Ocean: “Sir, the ship is over 3000 miles in diameter!” The general is incensed. “How the hell did we ... More »
All you really need to know about this sequel to the 1996 smash hit is that it took multiple men to cook up this pottage, which hinges on humanity battling aliens.
For a movie about aliens attacking Earth and wiping out the human race, Independence Day was an awful lot of fun. Released in 1996, a halcyon time in the years before 9/11—when the idea of actual major city landmarks being destroyed was relegated o fiction—director Roland Emmerich’s paean to global destruction carried a giddy thrill. Show More Summary
It's been a long wait for the sequel. Back in 1996, Independence Day got us all worked up about alien attacks and the destruction of famous monuments. White House — boom! Empire State Building — boom! boom! In the two decades since, 9/11 happened and Hollywood hit the pause button...
Last night, Bob Pollard’s latest incarnation of Guided By Voices took the stage at Oddbody’s Music Room in the band’s hometown of Dayton, Ohio. This clip of the band performing Alien Lanes favorite “Game Of Pricks” has been making the...Show More Summary
The Toy Box is a weekly feature at /Film that will round up some of the newest and coolest collectibles, decorations, gadgets and other memorabilia that you nerds might want for your shelves. As usual, there are some new Star Wars and...Show More Summary
The aliens are back, and they want … more of the same thing they wanted before, maybe? Not that it matters, really. “Independence Day: Resurgence,” the sequel you probably didn’t want or need to the 1996 smash-hit blockbuster “Independence Day,” is all about the spectacle. Show More Summary
Hello again, my friends! It's time for another installment of horror that has to happen! Really appreciated hearing people's thought on our last Haunted House Necessary Evil. This Friday marks the end of the 20 year gap between 1996's Independence Day and it's long-awaited sequel, Independence Day: Resurgence. Show More Summary
Four magical Londons or four women who meet during a violent rebellion? Sleeping giants or gigantic alien animals? Dark, weird, hard-boiled, and humorous, the year’s best sci-fi and fantasy novels (so far) cover plenty of territory, including themes and (political) subjects never before encountered in fiction of the genre persuasion. Show More Summary
There's a surprising number of people who recall Roland Emmerich's 1996 alien invasion flick, Independence Day, with a good bit of fondness. It is not, by any sort of objective or critical standard, a good movie. The acting is over-the-top,...
Fighting aliens to save the world may have gotten a bit easier in the new Independence Day: Resurgence movie, out now, thanks to four Hamilton Watches worn by Liam Hemsworth, James A. Woods, Bill Pullman and Jeff Goldblum.
An ongoing question in the presidential campaign of Donald Trump is whether, in fact, he would make a good president. His questionable temperament, lack of rudimentary organizational skills, sketchy grasp of policy, and feeble fundraising efforts have all raised understandable concerns on that front. But there is one situation in which Trump would inarguably make an ... More »
In honor of Independence Day 2, we explore who has the worst track record of destroying architecture in movies In the 1996 film Independence Day, outer space aliens show up in their enormous ships ostensibly to strip Earth of all its...Show More Summary