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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: CAMP X-RAY, Kristen Stewart Provides The Right Mix

I was busy processing the ending of Camp X-Ray, a film about a soldier relating to prisoners in Guantanamo Bay, when I saw the credit "Executive Produced by David Gordon Green." It's hard to say just what effect this great...

Sundance 2014 Review: CAMP X-RAY, A Work Of Moral Ambivalence

I was busy processing the ending of Camp X-Ray, a film about a soldier relating to prisoners in Guantanamo Bay, when I saw the credit - Executive Produced by David Gordon Green. It's hard to say just what effect this great...