Tag: rolandemmerich

HAVEN: ABOVE SKY: Roland Emmerich Re-Teams with Tim Fehlbaum for Sci-Fi Thriller

It looks like Roland Emmerich has re-teamed with German director Tim Fehlbaum on a science fiction thriller called Haven: Above Sky. Some research into the title shows that it's been in post-production since early 2019, but there is good pedigree...

Friday One Sheet: MIDWAY, Woody Harrelson is Not Impressed

As floating head ensemble posters go, the latest key art for Roland Emmerich's Midway is the Bloomin' Onion variant. A spreading cluster (which, by the way, is still under half of the films principle cast of World War II military...

Destroy All Monsters: Movie Brands Are Ads, Not Outcomes

Independence Day Resurgence had all the makings of a mega-hit (in North America, at least): apocalyptic action, big(ish) returning stars, and most importantly in terms of what properties have netted huge returns in this decade, a nostalgia-friendly recognizable brand. So...

Review: INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE Should Have Stayed Dead

The first movie I remember renting was Independence Day, and during the 48 hours I had it, I probably watched it six or seven times. For a young kid, the charisma of its leads, the iconic imagery of its set...

First INDEPENDENCE DAY 2 Trailer Delivers Massive Scale Propatainment? Entertanda? Let's Blow Shit Up And Shout Yay, America!

Roland Emmerich's 1996 blockbuster Independence Day was, if we're being honest, as dumb as a bag of rocks while also very, very smart about the particulars of its stupidity. A big, glossy package of "Yay, us!" escapism it was designed...

Title For INDEPENDENCE DAY Sequel Revealed

Nearly two decades after Independence Day wowed audiences with its winning combination of X-Files fuelled UFO interest, grand scale disaster movie spectacle, Top Gun style aerial heroics and Big Willy Smith himself, Roland Emmerich has called action on a sequel, which...

China Box Office: FAST & FURIOUS 6 Speeds Into Pole Position

Justin Lin's Fast & Furious 6 races to the top of the Chinese box office this week, despite giving Roland Emmerich's White House Down a 4-day head start, while M. Night Shyamalan's After Earth plummets to fifth place. Rank Title...

AnarchyVision: Jason Gorber Talks THE HEAT, WHITE HOUSE DOWN, MONSTERS U and WORLD WAR Z

After being bumped last week due to flooding in Alberta, we're back with a Canada Day chat about Paul Feig's buddy cop movie, The Heat, the lesser of the two Die Hard-in-the-Capital films White House Down, and last week's big...

Review: WHITE HOUSE DOWN Lacks Colour, Depth

Way back several weeks ago, somewhere near the Ides of March, a magical little film was released about a bunch of terrorists taking over the White House. It was big, brash, bold and sometimes quite preposterous, but there wasn't a...

Washington D.C. Is A Terrible Place To Live. WHITE HOUSE DOWN Trailer

In another case of Armageddon VS Deep Impact, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter VS Lincoln, Hollywood has graciously decided that we the public need not one, but two films about terrorists attacking Washington D.C. head on and taking down the White...