Alas, it comes the time in every summer when a high-concept, sci-fi themed comedy erupts on our screens in order to try to take our ticket money away from our stingy pockets.
In stark, white text against a black background, the film spells out the core elements contained within.
I had little hope for this 'adaptation' when the first trailer popped up.
If you can't trust your best friend(s) when the world ends, who can you trust?
Some movies have good premises that get squandered in the execution, but The Purge is the other way around. It takes a bad premise and makes it work, more or less.
This is not a review of an old movie.