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The Purge: Anarchy Review: Smart Thriller Elevates This Killfest

The Purge: Anarchy is a smart thrillride that elevates its own game. I've spoken to you several times of the renaissance that's been occurring in horror films: once a place only for slasher and cheap scares, the genre has evolved by returning to the creation of terror and uncertainty as the engines that fuel these new machines. Films like The Conjuring and Sinister are recent examples; but The Purge: Anarchy can now happily align itself to these well-built submissions, generating plenty of terror without necessarily needing to show it. With the ninth anniversary of The Purge - a single evening in which anyone can murder another without going to prison - about to get underway, we learn of three different groups struggling to survive it. Liz (Kiele Sanchez) and Shane (Zach Gilford) become the hunted when their car breaks down on the way home, while mother Tanya (Justina Machado) and daughter Cali (Zoë Soul) are nearly murdered before a grieving father (Frank Grillo)