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The Purge

The Purge Isn't Just a Movie When You're Unarmed and Black

Christopher Norris | Posted 10.26.2014 | Black Voices
Christopher Norris

For the majority of unarmed black folks who everyday fear for their lives, despite them doing nothing wrong, my advice to you is stop leaving the house unarmed. Arm yourself with knowledge of the system, civics and politics

What The Purge: Anarchy Should Have Been

Omer Rosen | Posted 10.07.2014 | Comedy
Omer Rosen

The makers of The Purge series had two chances to get it right. Over at Cannibal Milkshake, we've decided to help them out.

ReThink Review: The Purge: Anarchy -- An Unlikely Allegorical Franchise

Jonathan Kim | Posted 09.24.2014 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

The Purge had interesting ideas but ultimately failed as the horror film it was marketed as. But with Anarchy, the pretense of being a horror movie seems to have been abandoned, leaving something pretty unique: a political allegory dystopian action thriller that slyly attacks conservative ideology.

You Won't Believe What He's About To Do

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 07.23.2014 | Comedy

So you think you'd make it through "The Purge," tough guy? Well, wait until you see what it would be like in Canada. Absolute annihilation. Make sure ...

'Sex Tape' Fails To Turn On Moviegoers

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 09.19.2014 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — The summer box office continued to lack mojo, as the R-rated "Sex Tape" failed to turn on moviegoers over a weekend where "Dawn of t...

Mike Ryan

He's Been Working On The Same Movie For The Past 11 Years | Mike Ryan | Posted 08.27.2013 | Entertainment

Ethan Hawke is, for a lack of a better term, a straight shooter. He's not the type of actor who, when discussing the new film he's promoting, makes it...

What America Can Learn From The Purge

Robert Hoggard | Posted 09.10.2013 | Black Voices
Robert Hoggard

You don't get rid of hate by violence but, a true purge should manifest in our actions towards those who are less fortunate than us.

A Sequel Already?

Posted 06.11.2013 | Entertainment

After frightening away the competition at the box office this past weekend, Universal Pictures is wasting no time in announcing that "The Purge" will ...

Here's Why You Hated 'The Purge'

Mike Ryan | Posted 08.10.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

Over the weekend, The Purge -- a movie with a minuscule $3 million budget -- took home a staggering $33.7 million at the box office. Though, if there's a negative to be taken away from The Purge's success, it's that it earned a C grade from CinemaScore - a company that tallies the audience reaction to a movie. Now, a C might not sound that bad, but it's really hard to get a score as low as a C.

'The Purge' Schools 'The Internship' At Box Office

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.09.2013 | Entertainment

As expected, this weekend was a bit of a bummer for Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson, with "The Purge" scaring away the competition at the box office. The...

Little Movie Set To Upset Big Stars At Box Office

Posted 06.07.2013 | Entertainment

Hollywood math on Friday, June 7: Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson do not equal "The Purge." The low-budget horror film from Universal Pictures is on trac...

ReThink Review: The Purge - Horror and Republican Ideology

Jonathan Kim | Posted 08.07.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

The action and, surprisingly, the political and social commentary that seems to criticize republican ideological dogma still has me pondering what I thought would be a run-of-the-mill slasher movie.

Cinefantastique's Here's What's Going On: A Glimpse of the New X-Men

Dan Persons | Posted 06.07.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Direct from the lavish Cinefantastique Studios in NYC, I bring you up-to-date on what's happening in genre media.

Movie review: The Purge

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.06.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The Purge is a high-concept blunt instrument of a thriller, a movie that offers a straightforward set-up and few subsequent surprises. It does exactly what you expect and doesn't really go anywhere you don't assume it will.

'The Purge' Full Of Gimmicky Scare Tactics

AP | NEIL YOUNG | Posted 08.04.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Characters are frequently urged to "release the beast" in "The Purge," a high-concept home-invasion shocker set in a future where ...