The Purge: Election Year Reviews

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July 6, 2016
Like most "exploitation movies," the "Purge" franchise is deeply moralistic at heart.
July 1, 2016
The action is largely routine and the dialogue rarely more than functional, but DeMonaco, marshalling the franchise's best production values yet, shrewdly taps into the angry zeitgeist.
July 1, 2016
The Purge: Election Year represents writer/director James DeMonaco's attempt to squeeze one more movie out of a premise that has run dry.
July 1, 2016
The writer/director has a lot to say, but this neo-grindhouse framework isn't built for complexity. Still, the film is just bonkers enough to work.
July 1, 2016
It would be one thing to bait the viewer's blood lust and then punish them for it. But the films command an audience that's enchanted by its displays of blood-drenched yahoos in kooky masks satisfying their barely repressed psychopathy.
July 1, 2016
Mostly it's more of the same from this stalled series. It's time someone purges "The Purge."
May 7, 2019
DeMonaco focuses on white nationalism, the rule of the upper class, revolutionary action, and so much more in this more than worthy sequel.
March 26, 2019
The saving grace of Election Year has to be the optimism that was lacking from previous films. There's finally some light at the end of this tunnel.
January 30, 2019
Despite some of its flaws, The Purge: Election Year is worth checking out. [Full Review in Spanish]
January 15, 2019
After two uneven entries, the series finds its footing and delivers the best film of the three -- one that benefits from being in the right place at the right time.
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