For this installment of #52PickUp, I delve into the fictional waters of Black Lake in Northern Maine to witness a killer croc, insults to Maine and its residents, and Betty White’s foul mouth.
For this week’s #52PickUp (and release tie-in), I’m talking about one of the biggest box office blockbusters ever:
My first “family-friendly” installment of #52PickUp isn’t as beloved as some of my other films on this list… but there were some things in it that resonated with me. What are they? Here we go–
Bill Pullman contrary to popular belief, is NOT Bill Paxton and vice versa.
I know, crazy right? Continue reading
****UPDATE 4/22/16– TRAILER #2****
Growing up I had been an immense fan of the movie Independence Day. The scale of the attack, the large talented cast, and the seamless blending of both types of special effects: CGI and Practical– All of this was what made this film so special (and lucrative), and what launched Roland Emmerich‘s career of blockbuster disaster movies. Whether that’s a good thing or not… I’ll let you decide.
So when I sat down to finally watch the trailer for the oft-delayed sequel Independence Day: Resurgence, I was taken back to my childhood. What I didn’t expect however, was the lore that they’ve constructed around the first movie. Continue reading