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47 min ago | 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.


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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.


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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

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Star Online

US actor Frank Grillo rides out 'The Purge'

In last year's futuristic horror hit, The Purge , the actor's do-good character was killed off by vigilantes who are allowed to let loose one night a year in a government-sanctioned violence party.


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Movie-O-Meter: Boyhood Shines, Sex Tape Fizzles + Our Take On Other New Releases

Boyhood : Easily one of the most-anticipated films of the summer by film critics and indie fans since its debut at Sundance this past January.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Ethan Hawke, World News, India,


'The Puge' targeted in $5 million copyright infringement...

When a movie turns into a hit, there's usually a lawsuit not too far behind. The Purge is now at the center of one, just as the sequel hits theaters.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Ethan Hawke

This weekend, Cameron Diaz and Jason Segal make 'Sex Tape', plus 'Planes' sequel

When world famous air racer Dusty learns that his engine is damaged and he may never race again, he must shift gears and is launched into the world of aerial firefighting.


Related Topix: Planes, Dane Cook

Business Journal

Box-office preview: 'The Purge' sequel, 'Sex Tape' to challenge 'Apes' for top spot

Like the simians who encounter human intruders in the wild of Muir Woods, "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" will have to fend off three disparate new releases to maintain its box-office dominance this weekend.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Ethan Hawke

The Washington Post

'Boyhood,' 'Wish I Was Here' and other new movies, reviewed

In this week's new releases, Richard Linklater's " Boyhood " is a unique coming-of-age tale filmed over the course of 12 years; it receives four stars.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Garden State, Zach Braff, Celebrities, Ethan Hawke, Movies, Entertainment

The Winnipeg Free Press

Murder, mayhem, preaching... and an utter bore

The clever conceit behind James DeMonaco's 2013 sleeper hit The Purge was not that American society had resolved its crime/inequality/population problems with an annual free-pass-for-murder "purge."


Thu Jul 17, 2014


'The Purge: Anarchy' review: Legalized murder, for one night

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The Globe and Mail

The Purge: Anarchy: Laughably bad, yet somehow relevant

Like a superweird porn that a buddy insists you just have to see , 2013's The Purge was the sort of movie that begged for our curiosity.


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