THE PURGE–Not Quite A Masterpiece, But Good Enough For What It Tries To Do The premise behind writer/director James DeMonaco’s film THE PURGE is indeed a fantastic one: set in the year 2022, when unemployment nationwide is down to just one percent, and crimes across the board are at an all-time low. But what if the manner of getting it that was to allow a one-night “purge”, in which violent behavior was actually sanctioned by the United States government, and largely to rid America of the poor and the indigent? It is a premise that may seem outrageous; but so too…
An intense, surprisingly well-executed film depicting a dystopia built on a foundation of an economy-fueling organized mayhem The opening scenes introduce us to a dystopian futuristic America in which we have overcome staggering recessions, unemployment and crime rates. Everyone seems happy and at peace with the means that provide this thriving economy.So what do they have to thank? The Purge. The Purge is a 12-hour period during which all crime is legal and all police, medical and emergency services are suspended. Radio and news casts bombard viewers with soma-popping Brave New World mantras about…
Crazy It was an entertaining movie and a good rent. I would suggest it if you are into thriller movies. Yes
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