Excerpt: Project X is stupid. Not because of the kids throwing the party that somehow draws 1,500 people. Not because it actually expects an audience to be convinced that only one neighbor would call the cops on a party stretching across multiple lawns.
Conclusion: From first-time director Nima Nourizadeh, 'Project X' is a weak attempt at raunchy entertainment about a trio kids throwing a house party which goes horribly wrong. With no redeeming value whatsoever but an endless barrage of debased teenage behavior, it tries to recapture the teen-sex comedies of...
Conclusion: Don't worry, I'll spare you the repeat rant. If you decide to brave the Project X waters, you'll be treated to a faithful AV presentation (flaws and all) and a nearly barebones supplemental package built around three mercifully short featurettes.
Conclusion: Project X is one of those late sixties kitsch -fests that is wackily enjoyable on its own small scale terms. The problem is the film could have been so much better if only it had stuck closer to Davies' original concept.
Excerpt: If I wanted to watch sleazy teens grab at their balls and boast about plans of getting their dicks wet and chasing pussy I could have saved some money and loitered in front of the movie theater.
Excerpt: Like a short-sighted high schooler who thinks his entire life will change if he gets the girl, Project X is in dogged pursuit of a single goal: to film the wildest, most debauched party of all time.
Excerpt: If I were 14 years old, I'd think Project X was the greatest movie I'd ever seen. At 36, let's just say I have some reservations. The film's biggest problem--indeed, the one that will prove a deal-breaker for most viewers of reasonable maturity and intelligence--is that the entire endeavor is based...