U.S. Release Date: 2016-06-24
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: Science Fiction/Action
Director: Roland Emmerich
Cast: Liam Hemsworth, Brent Spiner, Judd Hirsch, William Fichtner, Sela Ward, Maika Monroe, Bill Pullman, Jessie T. Usher, Jeff Goldblum, Charlotte Gainsbourg
This is a clear example of a story being thrown together to serve the special effects, not the other way around.
Beneath the pulsating music and strobe-lit fluorescent visuals, this is as pernicious and invidious a motion picture as one is likely to discover in a multiplex
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