As Comedy Month continues on #52PickUp, I watch one of my favorite comedies from the Farrelly Brothers:
Kingpin. That’s right. If you’re debating the validity of this film in the Farrelly Brothers pantheon, then either A: You haven’t seen this; or B. You don’t remember their top-loaded “pantheon” as I do.
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.Read More »