‘The Purge’ Was an Appetizer, Not a Meal

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Over the past weekend I went and saw ‘The Purge’ starring Ethan Hawke that’set in n the year 2022 where crime is legal for one day only. Your dying to know, was the movie”Glam” or “Scram” and I would rate this a 100% “SCRAM!!” If you don’t mind spoilers or a female perspective then keep reading below.

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The concept for this movie is intriguing and the trailer was enough to get me in the seat but about 20 mins in I knew this Summer flick had no pulse. It’s set in the near future where the “New Founding Fathers” have made it legal to commit just about any crime imaginable for a 12 hour period. I will say this up-front, Ethan Hawke is fantastic as always, the movie had potential but it looks like the editor fell asleep at the wheel because the plot just dragged out instead of delivering a suspenseful-thriller worthy of an $11 ticket. To sum it all up this movie had way to many cheesy last minute life-saving shots, the main family is clueless about life completely and the ending is nothing to write about…Literally!

This movie is: DVD Worthy at Best but most likely falls into the HBO Saturday Night Movie category.


Michyl Collins enjoys blogging on topics close to the curvy lifestyle and has expanded her career by appearing on national TV, choreographing events, modeling in over 50 runway shows, magazine features and currently acts as COO for Plusforus.com.