Excerpt: …the mythology is muddled and presented with murkily edited, dark imagery. What it does have is a breakthrough performance from Domique Fishback…On the whole there’s a little too much going on in “Project Power” which leaves the vast conspiracy that drives it without enough oxygen.
Excerpt: Project Power loses steam almost as quickly as the drug at the center of it. Though it’s visually dazzling, its paint-by-the-numbers plot is exacerbated by hamfisted political commentary and uninspired characters—even Jamie Foxx can’t muster up enough star power to save the day.
Excerpt: Project Power is an amusing and satisfying distraction that falls in line with what you’d expect from a Netflix original. Charismatic performances carry the thrills along even if it doesn’t explore all the possibilities of its premise.