The Independence Day "My Street" site lets fans see their neighborhood during an alien attack.
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Roland Emmerich made his name with blockbusters like Universal Soldier and Stargate.
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Most of his later movies like The Day After Tomorrow emphasised special effects and lots of cheesy dialogue.
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Independence Day is probably his most famous project and revolves around an alien invasion.
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To promote sequel Resurgence Fox released "My Street," which let viewers see their neighborhood post-alien destruction.
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It was a total gimmick, but a creative one none the less.
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Emmerich has since admitted his regrets making Resurgence without Will Smith, who made Suicide Squad instead.
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