Posts Tagged ‘James DeMonaco’

The Purge: Election Year trailer goes straight for the jugular

by Andy Haighon 11/02/2016
I don’t think any film franchise has surprised me as much as The Purge has. Writer/Director James DeMonaco’s 2013 sci-fi horror film had an interesting concept, America now run by a totalitarian government and a police state has one night a year called “The Purge” where for 12 hours all crime, including murder, is legal. […]

The Purge

by Stephen Breweron 01/06/2013
Upon seeing the trailer for this film I must admit it had me hooked, it was such an interesting premise. In fact it had a few of us discussing what we would do if everything was legal for 12 hours. Sadly, I don’t feel the film lived up to the trailer. Maybe this is due to my love of watching films without knowing too much about them. In my head I had the film following a few people throughout an American city trying to survive The Purge. Unfortunately what I got was your basic home invasion film with very little...