And, like Captain America, Independence Day features some Chinese tech in the form of QQ, a popular instant-messaging service. When Liam Hemsworth’s call to his earthbound girlfriend is interrupted by (what else?) aliens, the screen reads: “QQ is disconnected” and “Thank you for using QQ.” And Chinese milk company Mengniu’s latest product, Moon Milk, is so prominent in the film that it drew scathing eye rolls and accusations of pandering from foreign audiences.

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