independence day Archives

Soho on England's Independence Day, 4th July
NOTCOMICS: Today, July the 4th, is England's Independence Day The day in which the government in its infinite wisdom has stated that pubs can open again Bars, restaurants, the lot Some have, some haven't So I took a walk-with-cycle down Soho's Old Compton Street and a few surrounding offshoots – a Dean Street here, a[...]
Flashback Movies: Looking Back at Independence Day (1996)
This week, in honor of the 4th of July, let's take a look at a movie I thoroughly enjoyed back in the day, Independence Day. Back in the article for The Patriot, I said that Independence Day held up, but I had to admit it had been quite some time since I had watched the movie proper[...]
L-R: Josh Gad at the world premiere of "Ralph Breaks The Internet" at the El Capitan Theatre. Editorial credit: Featureflash Photo Agency / Shutterstock.com | Patrick Wilson at the 2016 Los Angeles Film Festival - The Conjuring 2 Premiere at TCL Chinese Theater IMAX on June 7, 2016 in Los Angeles, CA. Editorial credit: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com | Halle Berry at "The Call" World Premiere, Arclight, Hollywood, CA 03-05-13. Editorial credit: s_bukley / Shutterstock.com
This will be the fifth time Emmrich has attempted to end the world, following two Independence Day films, 2012, and The Day After Tomorrow Lionsgate will distribute the film, after working with the filmmaker on his World War 2 film Midway Lionsgate is looking at releasing Moonfall in 2021, even though the dance card is[...]
Independence Day: Bill Pullman's Speech Sold Film Title to Fox
Independence Day was one of the most memorable films of 1996 It was featuring an all-star cast, one of the significant reasons why was the inspirational speech delivered by President Thomas J Whitmore, played by Bill Pullman, before the climactic final battle with the extraterrestrial threat While promoting his latest film, The High Note from[...]
Donald Trump (l) and Bill Pullman (r) in Independence Day
After Trump tweeted a doctored video that superimposed his head on to Pullman's body to deliver the speech from Independence Day, the actor pushed back on the blatant appropriation of his work. Fake President Whitmore Donald Trump (L) and Real President Whitmore Bill Pullman (R) in Independence Day. Pullman (nee Bill Paxton, RIP/Game Over, Man) played President[...]
Not Spider-Man: Someone Climbed Up the Statue of Liberty Today
In the USA today it's the 4th of July, Independence Day This means the usual run of fireworks both sane and incredibly illegal, as well as various displays of patriotism both true and bold. For protest group Rise and Resist, it was the perfect Wednesday federal holiday to unfurl an "ABOLISH ICE" banner on the pedestal base[...]
Superman #28 Review: A Heartfelt Payment Of Respects
Clark Kent, Jon Kent, and Lois Lane are taking a family vacation to Washington for Independence Day (which is, coincidentally, the name of the story) They visit some monuments and significant sites, they witness some protests, and then they go down to Gettysburg There, they meet a family who is celebrating the birthday of a[...]
Secret Empire To Secret Empire: Interview With A 40-Year Captain America Fan
Even when the comics haven't delivered what he wanted to see from the Sentinel of Liberty, his love of the character has never wavered. Happy American Independence Day! I was first introduced to comics by my dad It started with a Spider-Man obsession, like with many younger kids Over time, it developed, and I got more[...]
Brexit: Independence Day: The Movie: Recut
Because no trailer can have too many colons… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1t5Y-Yk53wVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Brexit: Independence Day: The Movie: Recut (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1t5Y-Yk53w) Final image courtesy of Jeremiah Tolbert. Because no trailer can have too many colons… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1t5Y-Yk53wVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Brexit: Independence Day: The Movie: Recut (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1t5Y-Yk53w) Final image courtesy of Jeremiah Tolbert. [...]
Independence Day: Resurgence
[rwp-review-recap id="0"]   Twenty years ago writer Dean Devlin and director Rolan Emmerich ushered in the modern era disaster blockbuster with a film that's never been called by its given name – it's always been ID4 rather than Independence Day It set the set the bar for everything from the Transformers franchise to the modern summer comic[...]