Even the promise of unlimited debauchery can’t get critics to RSVP “yes’’ for “Project X.’’
The comedy a couple of trio of highschool outsiders who throw a raging party in hopes that it’ll create them standard is drawing mixed and negative reviews in its gap weekend. AP Movie Critic gave the movie 2 stars out of 4, saying: “`Project X’ suggests what it'd appear as if if the teenager romp `Superbad’ had been shot with the first-person, hand-held aesthetic of `Cloverfield’ — except it never achieves the hilarity of the previous or the thrills of the latter.’’
On the opposite finish of the essential spectrum is that the documentary “This isn't a movie,’’ gap in ny and l. a. this weekend before expanding to different cities. Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi secretly documented each day in his life underneath house arrest in his Tehran apartment whereas appealing a six-year jail sentence. Lemire gave it 3 and a [*fr1] stars out of 4, writing: “In the span of simply seventy five minutes, it reveals itself to be a strong statement concerning nothing but the paramount importance of freedom and therefore the driving urge for creative expression.’’
Here’s a glance at how these movies and others fared on the highest review websites as of Friday afternoon. every score is that the proportion of positive reviews for the film:
— “This isn't a Film’’: Metacritic, 90; Movie Review Intelligence, 90.2; Rotten Tomatoes, 100. Average: ninety three.4.
— “Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax’’: Metacritic, 49; Movie Review Intelligence, 62.5; Rotten Tomatoes, 58. Average: fifty six.5.
— “Being Flynn’’: Metacritic, 49; Movie Review Intelligence, 60.4; Rotten Tomatoes, 45. Average: fifty one.5.
— “Tim and Eric’s Billion dollar Movie’’: Metacritic, 40; Movie Review Intelligence, 40.1; Rotten Tomatoes, 42. Average: forty.7.