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 »
Thoughts on, and a place to discuss, the plot points we can’t reveal in our review. Is it really possible to spoil a film with a “to be continued…” non-ending? Or one where the “twists” are all derivative of other, more famous sci-fi...Show More Summary
Despite the subpar reception Independence Day: Resurgence has received so far, director Roland Emmerich is already moving onto another sci-fi movie. Read on for more details.
Independence Day: Resurgence is opening this weekend and if early numbers are anything to believe, then it could be facing a UFO sized battle at the box office. Here's why the blockbuster has such stiff competition.
Just because a movie's celebrating a milestone doesn't always mean it deserves a follow up. In fact, when combing over the box office results of 1996, we found six movies we wish were getting a Part Two instead of Resurgence.
Independence Day is big, dumb, and full of heart. The special effects may look a little hokey in 2016, but that’s to be expected. It’s disaster porn, but hey, it’s damn good disaster porn. The sequel, unfortunately, is a turd. Read more...
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Turns out the Independence Day sequel forgot to bring the heart alongside its lovely explosions. If only it had decided to bring some giant goddamn robots to replace it with instead. Read more...
The long awaited sequel to Independence Day was one of those “I’ll believe when I see it” movies. It’s been talked about for so long, only to pop up when someone asked director Roland Emmerich about it in the midst of making other movies, that it seemed doubtful that the next wave of space invaders would ever […]
This week at the multiplex, we've got a war of the worlds, an armed revolt, a shark attack, and the cutthroat world of fashion.
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.
When Independence Day hit theaters in 1996, it brought the spectacle of global destruction, exciting action, some decent laughs, and an ensemble of memorable characters with nary a huge movie star in sight. Twenty years later, Independence Day: Resurgence attempts to deliver all that again. Show More Summary
A genial diversion for the undemanding, “Independence Day: Resurgence” doesn’t hesitate to go where many films have gone before. Less a sequel than a spiritual remake of 1996’s “Independence Day,” this preposterous new film by returning director Roland Emmerich is both impossible to take seriously...
It all comes down to timing
This weekend brings Independence Day: Resurgence to theaters 20 years after the original destroyed the world’s major cities, and while it leads right into the possibility of a third film to follow, that won’t be director Roland Emmerich‘s next movie. Show More Summary
It’s rare that critics are not invited to a press screening before a major movie hits theaters, but it happened with “Independence Day: Resurgence.” (What’s even stranger is that some journalists overseas got a screening, while the US...Show More Summary
Be warned: "Independence Day: Resurgence" isn't the escapist fantasy moviegoers might be craving this stressful summer.
With the release of the latest Independence Day film, many want to know if director Roland Emmerich is already planning to complete the trilogy with a third Independence Day film. Now that Independence Day: Resurgence has hit theaters, it seems like Emmerich’s enthusiasm for the ID4 saga is at an all time high, which means... Show More Summary
Liam Hemsworth is generally regarded as a nice guy with a pleasant nature and a celebrity who is fun to work with. And that is why he will always be the perfect guest for shows like Jimmy Fallon’s The Tonight Show. Recently, Liam Hemsworth appeared on The Tonight Show to promote Independence Day: Resurgence, Liam’s... Show More Summary