Director Dean Israelite delivers a fun and often intriguing time-bender with Project Almanac. While the film’s technical happenings may sometimes fall into the confusing or outright preposterous, the story is deeper than meets the eye.
Premise: A group of teens discover secret plans of a time machine, and construct one. However, things start to get out of control. Result: A good time with a film that is more complex than it lets on.
David Raskin (Jonny Weston) has been confronted with a difficult decision: allow his mother to sell the house to pay for his college. As he rummages through the active with is sister Christina (Virginia Gardner) in an effort to win a scholarship, he stumbles upon a camera that clearly shows him, his current self, in the mirror at his childhood birthday party.