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“Welcome to Earth”: A Celebration of “Independence Day”

Alien visitation films are the bread-and-butter of science fiction. Whether the purpose of Their visit is benevolent or malevolent, the idea of being visited by galactic neighbors has captured the public imagination for more than a century, each time enmeshed in the current sociopolitical context.

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What about Jeff Goldblum, though?!
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Yeah! America!
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That’s pretty American, honestly.
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Well, nobody’s perfect.

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