I went to see the movie last weekend with expectations of watching another Independence Day. But what I got was a totally different attempt at film making. This movie is Saving Private Ryan mixed with District 9 which makes the movie exciting to watch.
What begins as an alien invasion story soon turns out into a story of a few individuals in a situation like they have never faced before. Even though most of the times you know what is going to happen on-screen you can't help but enjoy the proceedings. The camera never stays still throughout the movie and this makes this movie like one shot with a video cam and makes it realistic.
The plot of the film is thin and there is not much scope of a story there. At times through the movie you feel that the movie is coming to an end, but it suddenly take s a twist and moves forward. The main disappointing part of the movie for me was the ending since it felt like lacking in imagination.
Even with its share of shortcomings this movie makes for a great watching experience and one can watch it time and again, especially those who like both war and alien movies. I for one like both.
So please go ahead and enjoy this ride. It won't disappoint you.