Independence Day: Resurgence is pure Roland Emmerich – fun without ever being jaw-dropping and silly without ever being ludicrous
Every now and then, we see two films with almost identical plots released in the same year.
In recent years, the debate over whether Shakespeare was really the author of all his plays and sonnets seems to have become a worldwide phenomenon.
For 2012, serial planet-fucker Roland Emmerich opened his big book of eco-molesting sex positions and turned to the section marked Massive Biblical Apocalypse, though not before dipping into the Quasi-mystical...
All previous disaster movies must now be recategorised as “Ruddy Nuisance Movies”, such is the scale of apocalyptic destruction on display in 2012.
We were promised an historical epic. We were promised an entertaining blockbuster. Heck, all of the trailers promised us a great big sabre-tooth tiger battle. And we were lied to.