5 Ways Independence Day: Resurgence Disappoints

Michael Whitlatch ComiConverse
December 14th, 2015

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5 Ways Independence Day: Resurgence Disappoints

The Independence Day: Resurgence trailer is out, and our ComiConverse Editorial page has some strong words about the glimpse we've been given into this remake of a treasured sci-fi classic.

Spoiler Warning: The following contains detailed research and analysis about the plot and casting for Independence Day: Resurgence.

A long time time ago, 1993 to be exact, Jeff Goldblum made a movie. It was called Jurassic Park. It was good. Yes, the 90's were heady days for Mr. Goldblum. Finally, the man who had begun his career by playing "Freak #1" in Death Wish (1974) had made it big, with one of the largest smash hits ever to grace the silver screen.

When the franchise's producers came calling on Goldblum again, four years later, he was already a Hollywood main attraction. An A-Lister. The actor, now in his 40's, had a glowing resume and now he had a tough decision to make.

Surely, the man who helped give us The Fly II (1989), would be wary of tarnishing his invaluable lustre in a foolhardy attempt to top the un-toppable.

Or would he?

Goldblum's performance in Jurassic Park: Lost World may have, indeed, been strong enough to merit a Blockbuster Movies Award (cough) for Best Actor, but to most fans he had simply started the slow downhill slide that would eventually see the

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