Critic Consensus: Bloated and boring, The Purge kills its own fleetingly fun premise and proves that not all stories work better on the small screen.
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The fact that it's also clumsily made and rife with mediocre performances seems almost beside the point in the context of how pointless this thing is in the first place.
To say television deserves better is obvious, so instead let's remember "The Purge" deserves better, too.
So hot on the heels of the other movies, as well as the impassioned state of the country as a whole, it feels too much like an afterthought.
Like its film predecessors, the TV show, often challenges us as the viewers to check in with our own value systems.
It would have been interesting if 'The Purge' used a multiplicity of visions and a longer time to develop the story. [Full Review in Spanish]
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