The Purge

The Guilty Pleasure Films of 2013 | 13 Jan 2014 // 8:14 PM

Sometimes, a bad movie inspires a bit of unnatural love. In other instances, films overlooked by the masses make it into our personal preferences. Whatever the case is here, we have several examples of efforts we feel bad for enjoying, but love nonetheless.

The PopMatters Summer Movie Preview June 2013 | 4 Jun 2013 // 5:16 PM

A classic comic book champion challenges three different takes on the End of the World, while some oddball independents struggle for recognition in this second serving of Summer season spectacle.


'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.


'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.


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.

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// Moving Pixels

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