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Independence Day: Resurgence

3.8 based on 6 ratings

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. But nothing can prepare us for the aliens’ advanced and unprecedented force. Only the ingenuity of a few brave men and women can bring our world back from the brink of extinction.

Independence Day: Resurgence
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Independence Day: Resurgence

The good news with Roland Emmerich’s Independence Day: Resurgence is, it is an enjoyable ride, solid popcorn fare. The bad news is I spent most of this sequel just laughing – laughing at this film and its script which mostly bordered on ludicrous. Truth be told, the bad news needn’t actually bad news. There should be some joy in entertaining nonsense and I choose to take advantage of what Emmerich serves up especially since he demonstrates some degree of self-awareness.

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The American film industry exists within a bubble. In fact every film industry does. The film-makers possess a narcissistic mentality, placing their industry squarely at the center of its own universe of creation, which translates through the films they produce. Standing on the outside it’s obvious that unless the creativity drill strikes a new reserve of inspiration (see 1996 in action blockbusters), the single, constantly used well will inevitably dry up. After that it’s a matter of rinse and repeat and Independence Day: Resurgence is a reiteration of this method.

"Independence Day: Resurgence" Review
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"Independence Day: Resurgence" Review

A Strong Continuation of Roland Emmerich's Alien Invasion Classic — The plot to Independence Day: Resurgence is simple: 20 years after the earth was successfully defended from an alien threat, the aliens return with the same intentions but with a different motivation. Going into detail as to what that motivation is would be going into spoiler territory but let's just say that humanity may not be the biggest threat to the alien invaders.

"Independence Day: Resurgence" Review
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"Independence Day: Resurgence" Review

I watched 1996's blockbuster "Independence Day" for the first time just a few weeks ago to prep myself for the "Resurgence". When "ID" came-out 20 years ago, Will Smith was establishing himself as "The World's Biggest Movie Star", a career move the two-time Oscar nominee recently admitted he now regrets making. But unlike his fellow cast members and director Roland Emmerich, Smith decided not to return for the sequel, opting for "Concussion" and "Suicide Squad" instead. While he likely would've been a strong presence alongside returnees Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman, Judd Hirsch and Vivica A. Fox, Smith made a very smart decision. "Independence Day: Resurgence" is easily one of the most mindless, pointless movie sequels of all-time.

Teaser Trailer for 'Independence Day: Resurgence' Will Show Before Screenings of 'Terminator Genisys'

Teaser Trailer for 'Independence Day: Resurgence' Will Show Before Screenings of 'Terminator Genisys'

This Saturday is the 4th July which means it's Independence Day in the United States. With that in mind, 20th Century Fox will have a teaser trailer for 'Independence Day: Resurgence' attached to 'Terminator: Genisys.' However, it will only be playing in theatres on Saturday only, for obvious reasons. It's rumoured the trailer is approximately 35 seconds in length. The movie is currently halfway through production, so there is a chance that the teaser may feature none to very little footage from the upcoming sequel.