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Top 10 Most Patriotic Movies of All Time (Video Edition)

Today is America's birthday and as we all enjoy barbeques, fireworks, alcohol, and more it is also the perfect time for a good movie. So, if you want to sit back with a cold beer and gather your family around to watch a movie that will stir your red, white, and blue blood, here is the list for you. Whether they be about sports, war, family, love, honor, or good old fashioned science fiction,...

Face-Off: Independence Day vs. Armageddon

Last week's Face-Off column put a pair of modern action directors against each other, and you gave a slight edge to the style of Zack Snyder over disaster-master Michael Bay. This weekend is the Fourth of July, generally one of the biggest weekends of the year for the North American box office. To celebrate the holiday, lets take a look at a couple of fireworks-filled patriotic...

Carter Blanchard to rewrite Independence Day 2 script

Last fall Roland Emmerich said he and James Vanderbilt were preparing two screenplays for ID4EVER , just in case Will Smith decided to return for the INDEPENDENCE DAY sequel. Will Smith won't be back as Captain Steven Hiller though, and it appears Emmerich and Vanderbilt need some help figuring out how to do a sequel without Big Willie. Deadline is reporting...

Why I Love Movies - Chapter IV

Why do I love movies? Well, that is a loaded question. How much time do you have? I could go into a long-winded diatribe about the art of film-making or the magic of the movies, but all of that has been said countless times before. Not every movie is a masterpiece, but every film has touched me in one way or another. Every other week, we will look at a handful of reasons why movies...

Will Smith out of Independence Day sequel

As of this moment, Will Smith will not be welcoming anyone to Earth. The actor is said to be out of INDEPENDENCE DAY 2. Okay, he might be out of the sequel. While having Smith would be a great draw, his involvement isnít necessary for the sequel to move onwards. Emmerich and co-writer/producer Dean Devlin handed over a rough draft of the script to THE AMAZING...

Roland Emmerich is readying two versions of the Independence Day sequel script in case Will Smith signs up

From the sounds of it, Fox is really holding out hope that Will Smith is going to change his mind and sign up for the INDEPENDENCE DAY sequel currently being developed. Despite numerous refusals from Smith, Emmerich is still playing it safe and including the first film's star in the screenplay for ID4EVER. Well, at least one version of the screenplay. According to IndieWire ,...

Roland Emmerich and 20th Century Fox considering Michael B. Jordan for a part in the ID4 sequel

Another day, another project that Michael B. Jordan is being sought for. The young FRUITVALE STATION star has been the buzz of Hollywood for projects ranging from the ROCKY spin-off CREED to the role of Human Torch in the upcoming FANTASTIC FOUR reboot. The next rumored role for the young actor may be the sequel to INDEPENDENCE DAY. The Wrap states that while Jordan has not been...

Director Roland Emmerich talks Independence Day sequel and other future projects

Roland Emmerich is going to be very busy for the next few years with his sequel to INDEPENDENCE DAY and the recently announced reboot for STARGATE. But those aren't the only projects the director has been looking at, and in a new interview with Empire , Emmerich talks about what he might have lined up for the future, as well as some nuggets of information on the INDEPENDENCE...

Could Will Smith return for Roland Emmerich's Independence Day 2?

Director Roland Emmerich recently announced the sequel to INDEPENDENCE DAY and dropped some details about the plot and characters, much to the chagrin of fans everywhere.† While there's a lot of love for the first INDEPENDENCE DAY it's been a long road to a sequel and many feel that it may have lost that momentum. However, with returning stars Bill Pullman and Jeff Goldblum...

The JoBlo Sunday Night Movie Chat: Independence Day

It's that time of year when millions of Americans fire up the grill, watch beautiful fireworks displays, and watch movies that celebrate our independence. Well, The JoBlo Sunday Night Movie Chat would like to help with that last one. This weekend, we celebrate our independence not from the British. This weekend, we celebrate our independence from motherf*cking aliens and chat...

Cool Videos: Ready the fireworks! Honest Trailers tackles Independence Day!

To get you in the spirt of the 4th of July, Screen Junkies has put together another honest trailer, this time for Roland Emmerich 's INDEPENDENCE DAY! This lengthy "trailer" has got some great bits throughout on a pretty easy target, but also pays respect to the film's undeniable charms, especially that rousing speech by Bill Pullman . From start to finish, I think this may be one of their...

Cool Videos Exclusive: Top 10 Movie Presidents!

Every year there's at least a couple of movies that have the President of the United States (fictional and real) in them but this year you've got OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN with Aaron Eckhart , WHITE HOUSE DOWN with Jamie Foxx tomorrow and THE BUTLER is out in August featuring six different Presidents with everyone from John Cusack as Richard Nixon to Alan Rickman as Ronald...
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