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#1 Phil Rhodes

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Posted 26 September 2016 - 05:42 PM

To most purposes, the Independence Day sequel is a movie so staggeringly ill-conceived that one is left begging at the altar of improbability for an alien victory.

 

However, there was one scene that gave me a strange sense of satisfaction. You may safely imagine me leaping up and down and giggling like an excited child while this was happening.

 

Smash that wheel!

 

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But let's face it, Hollywood has form, and long may it continue!

 

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#2 Robin R Probyn

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Posted 26 September 2016 - 06:43 PM

I find the last frame more pleasing.. 


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#3 Phil Rhodes

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Posted 26 September 2016 - 07:10 PM

Heh well.

 

Personally I'd incinerate it all to ground level but what can I do.


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#4 Robin R Probyn

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Posted 26 September 2016 - 09:18 PM

Some Guy tried it before.. didn't end well for him..  stretched to his limits and then got burned badly ..


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Posted 27 September 2016 - 02:01 AM

Somebody needs to stop playing video games.


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Posted 27 September 2016 - 02:38 AM

To most purposes, the Independence Day sequel is a movie so staggeringly ill-conceived that one is left begging at the altar of improbability for an alien victory.

 

However, there was one scene that gave me a strange sense of satisfaction. You may safely imagine me leaping up and down and giggling like an excited child while this was happening.

 

Smash that wheel!

 

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I have only been in London once but shouldn't the Shard and the "Killer Walkie Talkie" + other skyscrapers be in the background in this shot if it would be accurate? 

Or are they Trade Marked and they only could afford the London Eye and Big Ben?  :lol:


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#7 Robin R Probyn

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Posted 27 September 2016 - 02:49 AM

It would be one of those generic tall ones in the far background..  close to Tower Bridge.. near the Girkin..  your right though on a clear day you would see it more distinctly .. a convenient and very rare sun set in the East.. !   or Nuke explosion .. !   


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#8 Phil Rhodes

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Posted 27 September 2016 - 04:00 AM

In theory, this is an alternate future at after the 1996 movie in which London was obliterated by a giant alien flying saucer (yaaaaay!)

It seems legitimate for there to be some differences in the architecture. In fact, the big surprise is that they seem to have rebuilt so many historic landmarks so quickly. Would it have really been a priority to build a giant fairground ride on the south bank of the Thames four years after almost total global destruction?

Oh well, I guess our risible excuse for a government has made decisions that bad in the past. Yesterday, for instance. Last week, too. Especially between Monday and Friday. But on the weekends, as well.

Gah.
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#9 Robin R Probyn

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Posted 27 September 2016 - 05:54 AM

oh London had already been blasted .. yes why the hell would anyone re build the London EYE..   let alone houses Parliament .. which are falling down anyway of their own accord ..


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Posted 27 September 2016 - 07:01 AM

LOL I guess they went ahead with building the  London Eye, since it wasn't around in 1996. Although, they also seem to have been rather busy building an entire city since 1996.


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#11 Robin R Probyn

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Posted 27 September 2016 - 08:42 AM

Oh the original was that far back ..96.. ! ..  weirdly I saw this in the US.. and the audience erupted into huge applause and shouting.. when the white house got blown up.. .. 


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