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Posts Tagged ‘independence day

My Worst 5 Movies of 2016

December 27, 2016

5. Independence Day Resurgence I am a big Independence Day fan, but I could not get on board with the  20-years-after sequel.  It was loud and obnoxious and lacked any sort of tension.  The destruction of cities just turned into a white noise of debris which was not remotely interesting.  And the final showdown at […]

Independence Day Resurgence

July 6, 2016

I have a long history with ID4.  I was 15 when it came out and was big into nerdy stuff like The X-Files and had a number of friends who were as well.  When we saw the preview for this new alien invasion movie, I became instantly excited.  A group of us made a plan […]

My Most Anticipated Movies of 2016

December 20, 2015

Looking ahead to 2016, lets see what movies I’m interested in. EDIT: I completely forgot a big movie when I published this, so I’m going back to fix it now. First: Honourable Mention: The X-Files Season 10 I wanted to at least give this a shout out, even if its not a movie.  I’ve been […]

My Top 100 Movies – Part 1: #100 – #91

July 11, 2014

Introduction to the list And so I’ve decided to tackle the great white whale and try to come up with the list of my 100 favourite movies.  This was not easy, but I decided to try anyway. Please note that these are my favourite films, and as such some choices will be based on a […]

The Blu-ray Files #005

July 29, 2011

Independence Day – ID4 was a film which reinvented the summer blockbuster and relied heavily on visual and sound effects.  Fifteen years later, do those visual and audio spectacles hold up on its blu-ray release? You betcha.  This is a beautiful transfer which looks and sounds almost as great as it did in the theaters […]