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Film review: Independence Day Resurgence

Matthew Turner delivers his verdict on blockbuster sequel Independence Day: Resurgence

Film review: Independence Day Resurgence

Matthew Turner delivers his verdict on blockbuster sequel Independence Day: Resurgence

June 23, 2016

Independence Day: Resurgence trailer: 5 things we learned

We have our first glimpse of Independence Day: Resurgence as the trailer for the 20-years-in-the-making sequel thundered into our stratosphere (YouTube, that is) last night. Don’t act like you’re not just a little bit excited. Opening with a convoy of UN cars heading out into dark, spooky wilderness with evidence of some kind of alien ritual, a …

9 of the most unashamedly American films ever made

Americans, perhaps more than any other country, sure love to blow their trumpet (usually to the tune of the star spangled banner). And cinema over the years has been a great excuse for them to show the world just how amazing their great nation is, so we thought – since it’s the 4th of July and all …

Film Lists July 4, 2015

Jeff Goldblum on board for Independence Day sequel

Jeff Goldblum has confirmed he’s up for reprising his role as David Levinson in the sequel to 90’s classic Independence Day. In an interview with Time Magazine, Goldblum revealed he has been holding initial talks with director Roland Emmerich and producer Dean Devlin about returning to the franchise. However, the actor was keen to state that …

Film What's On October 8, 2014

WOW247 recommends: Independence Day events in the UK

Independence Day is not just a big budget blockbuster starring Will Smith – it’s the reason the Fourth of July is one of the most important dates in the history of the United States of America. Why? Because it commemorates the Declaration of Independence from us Brits on July 4, 1776. Here in the UK we’re …

What's On July 4, 2013

Will Smith ‘too expensive’ to reprise role in ‘Independence Day 2’

Independence Day 2 is landing in 2015, but original star Will Smith will not be reprising his role for the sci-fi sequel. According to returning director Roland Emmerich, the popular actor is considered too expensive and too famous to come back this time around. [“Welcome to Earth” – Will Smith in Independence Day] Speaking to the New York Daily News, Emmerich explained: …

Film What's On June 24, 2013

Independence Day sequels in development

Roland Emmerich is a very busy man. At the very same time as the trailer for his new movie White House Down hits the net, the disaster movie king has revealed that two Independence Day sequels are in the works. A box office smash back in 1996, the original Independence Day saw Will Smith, Jeff Goldblum …

Film What's On March 27, 2013