Movie Diary 7/15/2014

Wish I Was Here (Zach Braff, 2014). A Kickstartered follow-up to Braff’s unexpected 2004 hit, Garden State. The director-star remains adept at comedy – but you understand, what he really wants to do is drama. (full review 7/18)

The Purge: Anarchy (James DeMonaco, 2014). It used to be, before the endless cycle of film festivals and nonstop Twitter, that you could be surprised by a movie. Now that mostly happens with a movie like this. And in fact, this movie’s a surprise – a solid genre picture, good cast (Frank Grillo and Carmen Egojo, notably), and utterly gonzo eat-the-rich attitude. (full review 7/18) By the way, in what midnight dream will today’s two films be mixed together?

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