Preview — “The First Purge”

“The Purge” movies have been politically charged from the start, and have only grown more blunt in their class warfare/”thin the herd” ethos with each sequel.

The new one is the “original” Purge, a prequel that unlike the 2013 sleeper that took America by storm, aims to fill in the back story of how we came to “accept” an annual unfettered slaughter of revenge, class conflict and Darwinian survival of the fittest.

We don’t need a “Make America Purge Again” hat to know where this is going. Love the Sam Elliott impersonator narration. In theaters July 4. ‘Ere ya go.

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