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Written by msbreviews on August 14, 2020

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Project Power is the most recent Netflix project featuring a great cast, but the attention-grabber for me is the screenplay debut for Mattson Tomlin (also co-writing The Batman with Matt Reeves). It's the closest to a superhero movie any viewer is going to get for the following months, but at the same time, it couldn't be more different than the usual flicks from said genre. I barely knew a thing about the film besides the synopsis and the cast, so I was open to everything Henry Joost and Ariel... read the rest.

Written by Kamurai on September 1, 2020

Good watch, could watch again, and can recommend.

This is a weird one to categorize as it's a "super power" movie, but not a "super hero" movie.

This actually mimics a lot of "Black Lightning" with more of a Marvel's "mutant growth hormone" vibe without feeling ANYTHING like a Marvel movie.

Jamie Foxx and Joseph Gordon Levitt are great and carry the movie well, but I honestly found everyone else in the movie a bit lacking, which is a shame as Dominique Fishback has a lot of potential, but I don't think we see it: she didn't do badly, but it wasn't great either.

The story it self is... read the rest.

Written by JTSeguin on October 3, 2020

This movie had such promise. It could have spawned a new TV series akin to that of Heroes or the more recent comic book adaptation The Boys.

Instead it got trapped in a generic plot with a lot of unrealized potential.

The story isn't bad. It's just not particularly unique, especially for a power-based fantasy like this one. A man trying to take the shadow corporation that is distributing the drug called Power and a local cop trying to maintain order in a corrupt neighbourhood. The two inevitably meet and their goals align. It's a pretty standard formula, that is quite frankly, i... read the rest.

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