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2016 Movie Countdown: Independence Day – Resurgence (#42)

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That is definitely…much bigger than the last one.

Independence Day: Resurgence is the sequel to the 1996 action film Independence Day.

It’s been twenty years since the aliens first attacked Earth. Merging Earth technology with that of the aliens has led to huge technical advancements, from space travel to advanced weaponry. As the world prepares for their twenty year memorial celebration of the event, the same alien species has returned for round two, sporting a ship the size of Earth itself and much deadlier than before. It’s now up to our many, MANY heroes to save the planet once more. Continue reading 2016 Movie Countdown: Independence Day – Resurgence (#42)

2016 Movie Countdown: The 5th Wave (#45)

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I didn’t know it then, but that was the last normal day of my life.

The 5th Wave is a young adult sci-fi film based on the novel of the same name by Rick Yancey.

A city-sized space ship comes down to Earth in order to take over the planet. The aliens, referred to as “The Others”, decide to wipe out the human race in five phases or “Waves”. The First Wave took out all of the Earth’s technology. The Second Wave is a series of natural disasters. The Third Wave is a massive plague. By the time the Fourth Wave hits, the Others have disguised themselves as humans and are now walking among mankind. A young girl named Cassie becomes separated from her little brother right around the time her mother died of the plague and her father had been murdered amidst the Fourth Wave. Cassie sets out to be reunited with her brother while also trying to fight off the upcoming Fifth Wave. Continue reading 2016 Movie Countdown: The 5th Wave (#45)