The long-awaited sequel to 1996 hit Independence Day is all kinds of rubbish, but at least some good has come from it.

Would you like to visit us at the NZME building?
Would you like to visit us at the NZME building?

In a canny effort to promote Independence Day: Resurgence, those marketing the film have set up a website, Independence Day My Street, where you can put it any address you like - your own street, that of a friend or enemy, or of a famous landmark - and see what it'd look like in the grips of a massive alien apocalypse.

The Beehive seems to be under attack.
The Beehive seems to be under attack.

We've had few goes ourselves, and we can report that it's HOURS OF FUN.

Give it a go yourself an the Independence Day My Street website. We're gonna go out on a limb and say it's a more entertaining use of two hours than watching that bloody sequel.

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