is a found-footage-style teenage comedy that centers on a group of 17-year-olds who document a house party that quickly goes wrong. The film is shot in the vein of a home video and it captures the adolescent high jinks of the Millennial generation, for whom camera phones and YouTube are as much a part of life as dating and learning to drive. Project X
was not intended to be the title of the film, as it was only used as a temporary placeholder on scripts, but the name was kept as a marketing tool to entice its target audience. The film isn’t overly complicated in terms of either concept or execution, but what works in Project X
is that ...