The Purge: Anarchy (8/10)
sequel to last yearís surprise low-budget hit (it returned 11 times its
cost of production) is an extremely well made film, highlighted by
top-notch directing with wonderful pace by James DeMonaco (who also wrote
the script) and exceptional music by Nathan Whitehead.
the first, which was set in a suburban home whose family is being
attacked, this one is set on the urban streets by people stranded after
the Purge starts and find themselves in a no-manís land of people out to
kill anybody they find.
are fortunate to run into Frank Grillo, who is out on a mission of his
own and reluctantly tries to shepherd them to safety.
an action-packed thriller that can keep you on the edge of your seat
until the end with surprises popping up throughout. The cast of virtual
unknowns comes through with remarkably effective performances.