James DeMonaco
Columns // 1 Articles
Reviews // 3 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: 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.

'The Purge' Violently Explores the Mayhem of Order
7 Jun 2013 // 12:15 AM

The Bloody Stranger represents one thing to the clueless folks in his world and something else entirely to you, who know better.

//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

FKA twigs Outdoes Herself with 'Congregata' (Photos)

// Notes from the Road

"A regular FKA twigs performance is exciting. But her 'Congregata' event amps up the fervor ten fold, with more wild dancers, powerful lights and costumes.

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