In Hollywood's seemingly endless quest to use the found-footage gimmick to resuscitate any subgenre, we have the new time-travel movie "Project Almanac."
The film self-consciously name-drops
Desperate for ideas for a scholarship proposal, incoming
David makes a pact with his sister, Christina (Virginia Gardner), best pals Quinn (Sam Lerner) and Adam (Allen Evangelista), and love interest Jesse (Sofia Black-D'Elia) to travel together in time. For once, characters actually attempt what any of us would do with a time machine: They travel to buy a Powerball ticket with winning numbers they know in advance.
It's mildly amusing when Quinn repeatedly attempts a quiz à la