The Purge + We Are What We Are

The Purge + We Are What We Are
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Horrific family bonding time double feature. Do horror movies help us work out dark urges to rape and slaughter? The alterior motives of dir...

Posted July 17, 2014
Hosted by Eric Thirteen & Michael Koester
Tags:All PodcastsYear 7

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Horrific family bonding time double feature. Do horror movies help us work out dark urges to rape and slaughter? The alterior motives of directors who claim they do. One man’s unexpected plans during The Purge. What James Gunn teaches us about Purging. What is the right thing to do, given the fiction of the world? We Are What We Are. The delicate balance of preserving a suprising viewing while enticing an audience into seeing the film in the first place. The road less traveled! Religion, dogma, and elders who command respect. Michael refuses to be desensitized. Common ground with The Lords of Salem.

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The Purge

The Purge


Released: June 7, 2013
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Director: James DeMonaco
Writer: James DeMonaco
Starring: Ethan Hawke, Lena Headey, Max Burkholder

A wealthy family are held hostage for harboring the target of a murderous syndicate during the Purge, a 12-hour period in which any and all crime is legal.

We Are What We Are

We Are What We Are


Released: September 27, 2013
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Director: Jim Mickle
Writer: Nick Damici, Jim Mickle, Jorge Michel Grau
Starring: Kassie Wesley DePaiva, Laurent Rejto, Julia Garner

The Parkers, a reclusive family who follow ancient customs, find their secret existence threatened as a torrential downpour moves into their area, forcing daughters Iris and Rose to assume responsibilities beyond those of a typical family.

 
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