With Roland Emmerich’s ‘Independence Day: Resurgence’ about to hit cinemas, the first reviews have emerged. Critics had noted the lack of press and multimedia screenings for the upcoming summer blockbuster both here in the UK and across the pond in the US.
If you’ve ever had the distinct pleasure of seeing Jeff Goldblum play jazz — when not filming, the actor has a weekly residency at Rockwell in Los Angeles — you know the entertainment extends beyond the musical tunes. In between songs with his Mildred Snitcher Orchestra, the energetic actor floats around the venue floor, works the crowd, and often drills them with movie trivia. The New Mexico set of Independence Day: Resurgence sounds like it very much resembled a Jeff Goldblum jam session. “On set, he would choose a song, and then we would all have to harmonize a song,” Maika Monroe (It Follows) told Yahoo Movies shortly after new footage for the sequel to the 1996 blockbuster Independence Day premiered at CinemaCon in Las Vegas.