Tag: jamesdemonaco

Gamera Obscura: The Best Five Minutes of THE PURGE: ELECTION YEAR Are Clich├ęd and Nonsensical

One of the many reasons I’ve never been terribly successful as a movie reviewer is that I tend to confuse “interesting” with “good.” Consistent with that, yet worse still, as in the case of The Purge: Election Year, is that...

Review: THE PURGE: ELECTION YEAR Sharpens Its Claws

Filled with vim and vigor, The Purge: Election Year works hard to steady its focus as an anti-something thriller. The first film in the series, The Purge, played on white suburban fears by taking seriously the ridiculous concept that the...

THE PURGE: ELECTION YEAR First Trailer: Wanna Kill A Politician?

Following The Purge, which terrorized Ethan Hawke and his family at their suburban home, and The Purge: Anarchy, which followed Frank Grillo as he sought his own sort of vengeance in the city, The Purge: Election Year finds Mr. Grillo...

Review: THE PURGE: ANARCHY, Incoherent Screams Against The System

Taking place one year after the events in 2013's The Purge but featuring a new cast of characters, The Purge: Anarchy declines to flesh out its vague premise, once again focusing its energies on a basic instinct: fight or flight....

First Trailer For THE PURGE: ANARCHY Throws Fear Outside

Last year's The Purge set up a fairly ridiculous premise for what amounted to a home-invasion movie, but it brought in big bucks at the box office, especially in comparison to its modest budget, and so a sequel is forthcoming....