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Purge Questions

Okay, I am rewatching the Purge film/tv series with my kiddo and I have a growing list of questions. Considering that it is likely impractical to corner James DeMonaco and ask him, I present them instead to whoever might happen upon this thread. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jun 27, 2022 - 33 comments

Movie: The Purge: Election Year

Presidential candidate Charlie Roan (Elizabeth Mitchell) is determined to end the yearly tradition of blood lust and lawlessness. When her opponents hatch a deadly scheme, the senator finds herself trapped on the streets of Washington, D.C., just as the latest Purge gets underway. Now, it's up to Leo Barnes (Frank Grillo), her head of security, to keep her alive during the next 12 hours of mayhem. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jun 24, 2022 - 2 comments

Movie: The Purge: Anarchy

One night per year, the government sanctions a 12-hour period in which citizens can commit any crime they wish -- including murder -- without fear of punishment or imprisonment. Leo (Frank Grillo), a sergeant who lost his son, plans a vigilante mission of revenge during the mayhem. However, instead of a death-dealing avenger, he becomes the unexpected protector of four innocent strangers who desperately need his help if they are to survive the night. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on May 11, 2022 - 1 comment

Movie: The Purge

Given the country's overcrowded prisons, the U.S. government begins to allow 12-hour periods of time in which all illegal activity is legal. During one of these free-for-alls, a family must protect themselves from a home invasion.
posted by DirtyOldTown on May 10, 2022 - 11 comments

Movie: The Forever Purge

All the rules are broken as a sect of lawless marauders decides that the annual Purge does not stop at daybreak and instead should never end. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jul 24, 2021 - 4 comments

The Purge: Season Two  Season 2, Ep 0

Revolving around a 12-hour period when all crime, including murder, is legal, the spinoff to the film series is set in an altered America ruled by a totalitarian political party. This season once again follows several seemingly unrelated characters living in a small city as The Purge unfolds. Season two also follows the activities of the NFFA, a government surveillance agency that monitors the action on Purge Night.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 16, 2019 - 31 comments

The Purge: Season One: All Episodes  Season 1, Ep 0

Based on the film series, The Purge revolves around a 12-hour period when all crime, including murder, is legal. Set in an altered America ruled by a totalitarian political party, the series follows several seemingly unrelated characters living in a small city. As the clock winds down, each character is forced to reckon with their past as they discover how far they will go to survive the night.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Nov 17, 2018 - 3 comments

Rick and Morty: Look Who's Purging Now  Season 2, Ep 9

While Rick and Morty fly through space, they hit a space ... thing ... and it smears all over their windshield, and they realize they're out of wiper fluid. They drop in on a quaint little planet, and are given the wiper fluid and two candy bars for free, with the warning that they should get out of town before sunset, because today is the town's annual purge, like in The Purge (TV Tropes). Meanwhile, Jerry tries to make small talk with Summer, who is having none of it.
posted by filthy light thief on Sep 28, 2015 - 20 comments

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