The Purge: Election Year – Universal – Out Now


Released during a surge of slick horror films that took place inside the perceived safety of the protagonist’s own home, James DeMonaco’s The Purge (2013) was a flawed curiosity that replaced spooks and monsters with a political system that set the American people against each other. It wasn’t until 2014’s The Purge: Anarchy, however, that the series really hit its stride as it pulled the characters into the streets and constructed a context in which the titular, annual killing spree is used to suppress the poor and the homeless.

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First wave of films announced for Frightfest Presents

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The first films to be released under the banner Frightfest Presents, have being announced by Icon Film Distribution and Frightfest. The exclusive partnership will release the seven films across the distributor’s digital partners including  iTunes, Virgin Movies, Sky, Google  Amazon, Xbox , Blinkbox, Google, Wuaki, TalkTalk and Volta.

The films, listed below, will be available on the launch of Frightfest Presents on the 19th October.

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