James DeMonaco
Columns // 1 Articles
Reviews // 4 Articles
Blogs // 1 Articles
//Columns

'The Purge': Lawful, But Not Helpful
6 Aug 2014 // 8:30 PM

By grounding the violence of his barely veiled speculative fiction in the here-and-now, James DeMonaco risks inciting an audience beyond the walls of the cinema.

//Reviews

'The Purge: Election Year' and Its Institutional Monsters
1 Jul 2016 // 8:30 AM

This film doesn't work too hard at making a wholly moral result inevitable, for it must deliver nasty death scenes, sacrifices and scares.

'The Purge: Anarchy' Takes Aim at the One Percent
18 Jul 2014 // 2:30 AM

The absurd extremes of this story have an expansive quality that leaves acres of room to explore its moral, political, and socioeconomic possibilities. But it doesn't.

//Blogs

Future Crock: The Unexplored Possibilities of 'The Purge'
7 Jun 2013 // 6:00 AM

A movie where potentially potent social commentary is sidetracked for the typical, tired horror genre cat and mouse.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

'Cube Escape' Is Free, Frustrating, and Weirdly Compelling

// Moving Pixels

"The Cube Escape games are awful puzzle games, but they're an addicting descent into madness.

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