Independence Day: Resurgence Is Worse Than Bad. It's BoringPatrick Klepek6/24/16 6:30pm29717EditPromoteGo to permalinkIndependence Day is big, dumb, and full of heart. The special effects may look a little hokey in 2016, but that’s to be expected. It’s disaster porn, but hey, it’s damn good disaster porn. The sequel, unfortunately, is a turd.