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‘Independence Day’ Celebrates an America That Never Existed But I Still Want to Believe

1990s Hollywood propaganda hits different in present day America

“Welcome to Earth.” 20th Century Fox

I had no intention of watching Independence Day, the 1996 film, on Independence Day. I tend not to make a big to-do about the 4th of July. I like freedom as much as the next guy — it certainly beats the…

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Eric Pierce

Eric Pierce

Writer, gamer, pop culture nerd. Editor of Fanfare. Probably thinking about Star Wars.