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Wednesday Jul 30 | Town Topics

The Purge: Anarchy: Grisly Sequel Chronicles Another Struggle to Survive Annual War of Attrition

IT WENT THATAWAY: Director James DeMonaco pointing something out to Frank Grillo, who plays Leo Barnes in "The Purge:Anarchy," a sequel to "The Purge" , which starred Lena Headey from "Game of Thrones" and Princeton's Ethan Hawke.


Related Topix: The Purge: Anarchy, Frank Grillo, Lena Headey, Celebrities, Ethan Hawke

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Purge: Anarchy: Was I the only one who enjoyed "The Purge"?

If 1979's "The Warriors" were remade today, it would be "The Purge: Anarchy". If 1979's "The Warriors" were remade today into a good movie, it would be something completely different.


Fri Jul 25, 2014

KCCI-TV Des Moines

Movie review: 'Purge' sequel sort of improves on original

I would say based on the expectation-to-outcome ratio, "The Purge" was one of the biggest disappointments for me last year.


Related Topix: Entertainment

'The Purge: Anarchy' Launches Another Grisly Franchise

Last year's sleeper hit The Purge was an unusually intelligent thriller starring Ethan Hawke as a security expert whose work is challenged by villains who target him on the one night of the year when laws are suspended and people can express their violent impulses in whatever way they want.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Ethan Hawke

Chicago Reader

Binging on The Purge, and the rest of this week's screenings

In this week's issue Ben Sachs reviews The Purge: Anarchy , James DeMonaco's sequel to his 2013 shocker The Purge .


Related Topix: Chicago, IL, And So It Goes, This Is Spinal Tap, Comedy Movies, Music!

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Fermanagh Today

Thrillingly suspenseful vision of future where murder is legal - for one night only

THE PURGE: ANARCHY Thriller/Horror/Romance. Frank Grillo, Carmen Ejogo, Zoe Soul, Zach Gilford, Kiele Sanchez, John Beasley, Justina Machado, Jack Conley, Michael K Williams.


Wed Jul 23, 2014

'Sinister 2' set for summer 2015 release

With principal photography scheduled to commence next month in Chicago, Focus Features today announced that "Sinister 2" is set for August 21 2015 release date.


Related Topix: Sinister, Celebrities, Ethan Hawke

The Mountain Times

Purge: Anarchy' a...

"The Purge: Anarchy" is a marked improvement on the first. Admittedly, that's not saying much, but now that writer-director James DeMonaco has embraced his series' B-movie roots, the sequel isn't half bad; maybe four-tenths.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Lena Headey, Ethan Hawke

The Aiken Standard

What's playing in Aiken the weekend of July 25?

AP Photo/Paramount Pictures, Kerry Brown From left, Aksel Hennie as Tydeus, Ingrid Bolso Berdal as Atalanta, Dwayne Johnson as Hercules, Reece Ritchie as Iolaus, and Rufus Sewell as Autolycus in a scene from 'Hercules.'


Related Topix: Aiken, SC, Aksel Hennie

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Basingstoke Gazette

RELEASED in the summer of 2013, The Purge was a guilty and twisted pleasure.

Set in a dystopian future America, which has legalised murder for one night of the year, James DeMonaco's home invasion thriller milked every drop of gut-wrenching tension from its fiendishly simple premise.


Mon Jul 21, 2014

Film Face-off: 'The Purge' vs. 'The Purge: Anarchy'

While it's technically not 7 p.m. on March 21, we can feel it in our bones. It's the Purge! The night when all crime is legal for 12 hours.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Violent Crime


'Predestination' Trailer: Ethan Hawke Is Caught Somewhere in Time

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Related Topix: Daybreakers, Sinister, Celebrities, Ethan Hawke, Arts, Cinema, Email Spam

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Sound Off: James DeMonaco's 'The Purge: Anarchy' - Your Thoughts?

Now that you've seen it, what did you think? United we purge. Now in theaters everywhere is James DeMonaco's sequel to last year's horror thriller The Purge , this one titled The Purge: Anarchy , starring Frank Grillo as Sergeant, with Carmen Ejogo, Zach Gilford, Kiele Sanchez, ZoA Soul, John Beasley, Jack Conley and Michael K. Williams.


Related Topix: Michael K. Williams


Universal, Blumhouse Extend To Decade-Long Production Pact

In the wake of another strong finish for a Blumhouse genre film, The Purge: Anarchy , Universal Pictures and Jason Blum's Blumhouse Productions have made a new 10-year first-look production agreement.


Related Topix: Sinister

Daily Herald

a Apesa swings to second week atop the box office

In the sequel "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," Caesar's followers go on the offensive against newly discovered humans.


'The Purge: Anarchy' delves into another aspect of the cleansing process

Actor Frank Grillo and Executive producer Byron Balasco speak onstage during DIRECTV presents KINGDOM at the Summer 2014 TCA Press Tour at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 12, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California.


Related Topix: Beverly Hills, CA

Box Office: 'Purge 2' Nabs $28M, But 'Apes' Tops Weekend

Sometimes a sequel opening almost as well as the original counts as a major win.


Sat Jul 19, 2014

Arab Times

'Star Wars' adds '24' actress Christina Chong

LOS ANGELES, July 18, : The gulf between rich and poor; America's culture of violence; freedom pushed to its extreme limits: "The Purge: Anarchy" may be primarily an action movie, but it broaches some highly political themes.


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Ain't It Cool News

Capone gets survival tips from the Purge: Anarchy star Zach Gilford

Hey everyone. Capone in Chicago here. Although he's had smaller roles in films like RISE: BLOOD HUNTER and James Gunn's SUPER, actor Zach Gilford got truly recognized played quarterback Matt Saracen on the highly acclaimed series "Friday Night Lights."


Related Topix: Zach Gilford, Super, The Last Stand, Celebrities, Arnold Schwarzenegger

Alabama Live

Skip the new movies this weekend, and see the awesome 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'...

Trying to decide which of this weekend's new releases you want to see? Don't stand around at the box office waiting to decide -- producer Ben Flanagan breaks down this weekend's newest offerings in this week's edition of's Flick Fix .


Related Topix: Planes, The Muppets, The Five-Year Engagement, Jason Segel, Entertainment