|Genre||:||Action, Science Fiction, Thriller, Horror|
Movie: To push the crime rate below one percent for the rest of the year, the New Founding Fathers of America test a sociological theory that vents aggression for one night in one isolated community. But when the violence of oppressors meets the rage of the others, the contagion will explode from the trial-city borders and spread across the nation.
Written by Gimly on October 6, 2018
The Purge has come a long way since its inception. Originally used as nothing more than an excuse to explain away "Why don't they just call the cops?" in your average home-invasion movie, the original Purge movie had implied classism for the meat of it, and then an actual call to class division right at the end. Since then, the classism, and racism in American society has become a focal B-story to the Purge movies, and now we're in 2018 for the prequel - The First Purge - and those issues are now the whole point of the movie. Some might say that it's because the movies have lost any sen... read the rest.