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    The Purge (movie trailer)

    Holy smokes...




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    Re: The Purge (movie trailer)

    Looks like a good movie. It might be that I've had a lot to drink, but I'm having trouble correlating the low unemployment to letting people kill each other once a year though.



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    Re: The Purge (movie trailer)

    It's pretty much "the strangers"



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    Re: The Purge (movie trailer)

    It looks pretty sweet, kinda want to see it


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    Re: The Purge (movie trailer)

    Quote Originally Posted by SC Cy View Post
    Holy smokes...

    Trailer has been out a while. Looks good. Doesn't look as disturbing as this though if you ask me...

    Purge is getting good early vibes but this is being lauded as a movie that will scare the **** outta people. Can't wait for this (and The Purge, and The Conjuring)

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    Re: The Purge (movie trailer)

    Quote Originally Posted by dahliaclone View Post
    Trailer has been out a while. Looks good. Doesn't look as disturbing as this though if you ask me...

    Purge is getting good early vibes but this is being lauded as a movie that will scare the **** outta people. Can't wait for this (and The Purge, and The Conjuring)

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    The Conjuring trailer made me wet myself.



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    Re: The Purge (movie trailer)

    Quote Originally Posted by dahliaclone View Post
    Trailer has been out a while. Looks good. Doesn't look as disturbing as this though if you ask me...

    Purge is getting good early vibes but this is being lauded as a movie that will scare the **** outta people. Can't wait for this (and The Purge, and The Conjuring)

    You're Next Official Trailer #1 (2013) - Horror Movie HD - YouTube
    I saw trailers for all three of these a couple of weeks ago. The Purge and You're Next seem interesting.
    The Conjuring is about Ed & Lorraine Warren. I remember seeing one of their lectures back in the 70's. They talked about some freaky stuff much of which has been debunked.


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    Re: The Purge (movie trailer)

    Quote Originally Posted by GrindingAway View Post
    Looks like a good movie. It might be that I've had a lot to drink, but I'm having trouble correlating the low unemployment to letting people kill each other once a year though.
    Same here. Is it because instead of firing people you just kill them?


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    Re: The Purge (movie trailer)

    Quote Originally Posted by GrindingAway View Post
    It might be that I've had a lot to drink, but I'm having trouble correlating the low unemployment to letting people kill each other once a year though.
    I'm just spit balling here, but what if the "purge" is doing such a "good job" at regulating the population that there are more jobs than workers?



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    Re: The Purge (movie trailer)

    Writers clearly didn't take Economics, an unemployment rate that low is a disaster for the economy. I guess this movie proves it.

    Cool concept though, will be seeing it for sure



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    Re: The Purge (movie trailer)

    Quote Originally Posted by hexodat64 View Post
    Writers clearly didn't take Economics, an unemployment rate that low is a disaster for the economy. I guess this movie proves it.

    Cool concept though, will be seeing it for sure
    I agree but this concept seems a lot better suited to a book, imo. I guess I find it hard to believe that just because it was legal to kill somebody one day out of the year that lots of people actually would. I could see more people trying to figure out a way to rob a bank...

    Also, even if I had the means to trick out my house with steel doors everywhere I'd still have a concrete vault where my family and I would wait out the 12 hours.


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    Re: The Purge (movie trailer)

    Quote Originally Posted by weR138 View Post
    I agree but this concept seems a lot better suited to a book, imo. I guess I find it hard to believe that just because it was legal to kill somebody one day out of the year that lots of people actually would. I could see more people trying to figure out a way to rob a bank...

    Also, even if I had the means to trick out my house with steel doors everywhere I'd still have a concrete vault where my family and I would wait out the 12 hours.
    Looks like the family in the trailer had a pretty decent "plan."



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    Re: The Purge (movie trailer)

    Quote Originally Posted by MLawrence View Post
    I'm just spit balling here, but what if the "purge" is doing such a "good job" at regulating the population that there are more jobs than workers?
    Not to completely derail this and get it sent to the cave, but I'd think you'd likely trim the wrong side of the population.

    Not to mention if you were a really efficient thief you could just make a living on stealing stuff for that one night.

    Maybe the number of jobs added to install security system to protect you for that night was enough to drive the unemployment numbers.



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    Re: The Purge (movie trailer)

    Quote Originally Posted by weR138 View Post
    I agree but this concept seems a lot better suited to a book, imo. I guess I find it hard to believe that just because it was legal to kill somebody one day out of the year that lots of people actually would. I could see more people trying to figure out a way to rob a bank...

    Also, even if I had the means to trick out my house with steel doors everywhere I'd still have a concrete vault where my family and I would wait out the 12 hours.
    I'd be on vacation in another country that day.



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    Re: The Purge (movie trailer)

    Quote Originally Posted by weR138 View Post
    I agree but this concept seems a lot better suited to a book, imo. I guess I find it hard to believe that just because it was legal to kill somebody one day out of the year that lots of people actually would. I could see more people trying to figure out a way to rob a bank...

    Also, even if I had the means to trick out my house with steel doors everywhere I'd still have a concrete vault where my family and I would wait out the 12 hours.
    Yeah the entire idea is completley unbelievable but that doesn't bother me in movies unless they try to too hard to make it sound reasonable (because then you spend the whole time debunking everything). If its done right, it sounds like a sweet concept for a movie.


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