Tag: thepurge

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: 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....

The Stack: BEFORE MIDNIGHT, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, NIGHT TIDE, And More

This week's show is a little light on Halloween goodness but what's there is, is choice. Night Tide is an early Dennis Hopper vehicle full of sea siren sideshows and tragic surrealism. The Purge is one of the better home invasion...

Lock Your Doors: 15 Great Home Invasion Movies You Haven't Seen

With You're Next opening this Friday on the heels of the massive box office success of The Purge, audiences this year are again questioning the safety of their own homes. It's not at all surprising that the home invasion formula...

AnarchyVision: Talking THE PURGE, THE EAST and BEFORE MIDNIGHT

Another not so great week for mainstream releases, with The Purge and The East proving to be little more than misguided high-concept failures. With Linklater's Before Midnight opening wider, and linking to Ethan Hawke's other release, I felt it deserved...