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'The Purge: Anarchy': What the Critics Are Saying

Hollywood Reporter - 17 Jul 2014
But The Purge: Anarchy is still just an excuse to bombard us with high-powered weaponry, armored vehicles, vigilantes and masked marauders in creepy Joker-like makeup. ... Will its makers be responsible if someone goes on a rampage while wearing a ...
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'The First Purge' Will Bring Anarchy To Halloween Horror Nights

Forbes - 12 Jul 2018
Universal Studios Hollywood will bear witness to The First Purge with an all-new Halloween Horror Nights maze based on the latest installment in the franchise. The recreation of the movie, currently in theaters, will see murder, mayhem and pandemonium ...
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Making America Gory Again: how the Purge films troll Trumpism

The Guardian - 04 Jul 2018
The Purge, released the year before, was a low-budget, high-concept home invasion horror, but since then – with a fourth film opening today and a television series on the way – the franchise has become increasingly political and provocative, with box ...
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Purge and Purify: Looking Back on 'The Purge: Anarchy'

TVOvermind - 07 Jul 2018
Although the first Purge movie (not to be confused by the latest franchise installment, The First Purge (2018)) was ultimately a bad movie with a great premise, based on its bankable premise, low budget and savvy distribution, it turned an insane ...
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'The First Purge' Review: So On the Nose It's Boring

Film School Rejects - 14 Jul 2018
The Purge franchise — The Purge (2013), The Purge: Anarchy (2014), The Purge: Election Year (2016) — has never been all that interested in subtlety as writer/director James DeMonaco has again and again blended heavy commentaries on class and race ...
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What would you do during the Purge?

The Verge - 03 Jul 2018
But the films are also cynical satires about the corruption and indifference of a government that's really out to secretly purge the most vulnerable members of society — predominantly poor and working-class people of color. 2014's The Purge: Anarchy ...
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First Purge pays penalty as World Cup destroys cinema box office

The Guardian - 10 Jul 2018
For comparison, 2016's The Purge: Election Year began with £808,000 in the UK; 2014's The Purge: Anarchy with £1.17m (almost identical to The First Purge) and 2013's The Purge with £1.02m. The highest final total for the franchise so far is The Purge: ...
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Box Office: 'The First Purge' Earns $9.33M On Independence Day

Forbes - 05 Jul 2018
Of note, The Purge earned 14.9% of its $16.775 million Friday opening day gross via its Thursday previews back in June 2013. The Purge: Anarchy earned 20% of its $13m opening day via Thursday previews in July 2014, while The Purge: Election Year ...
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Movie Review: B-Movie Thrills Get Political in 'The First Purge'

Seven Days - 11 Jul 2018
The first movie, set in a gated suburban community, never clarified exactly how the Purge was supposed to make the nation healthier and wealthier. Moving to inner-city settings, The Purge: Anarchy and The Purge: Election Year gradually revealed what ...
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What's on TV Tuesday: 'The Comedy Lineup' and 'The Purge'

New York Times - 03 Jul 2018
It's followed by the sequel THE PURGE: ANARCHY at 8, which, in her review for The Times, Manohla Dargis called a “satisfyingly creepy, blunt, down-and-dirty thriller, one of those follow-ups that improves on the original.” Those planning to go to ...
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Granger at the Movies: 'Whitney,' 'The Seagull,' 'The First Purge'

Westport Now - 16 Jul 2018
Sloppily scripted as an origin story by James DeMonaco and haphazardly directed by Gerard McMurray, it's the fourth film in the action/horror/thriller franchise that started with “The Purge” (2013), followed by “The Purge: Anarchy” (2014) and “The ...
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Let's Recap the Twisted Mythology of The Purge

Vulture - 02 Jul 2018
In 2014's Anarchy, the plot thickens. We're now focused on a man set to avenge the death of his son, a pair of motorists stranded in downtown L.A. after their car breaks down, and a mother and daughter who escape a kidnapping by a Purge hunting party.

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