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Purge: Election Year (out on DVD in October), the third installation of the Purge series, could be the most idiotic yet. The old sci-fi trope underpinning the movies—society sets aside one 24-hour period to "purge" its violent tendencies with a criminal free-for-all—could go in plenty of interesting directions, but Election Year misses them all. In the film, the Purge is referred to as a product of "predatory capitalism," with no explanation other than a vaguely Keynesian assertion that the destruction has eliminated unemployment.
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