‘Project Power’ is original and scratches the summer blockbuster itch, critics say

In “Project Power,” a pill gives people unpredictable superpowers temporarily. Photo courtesy of Netflix

Critics review “Sputnik,” a Russian-language film about a space explorer who returns to earth with an alien parasite inside him; “Boys State,” about an annual program where 1000 male Texas high school seniors gather to build a mock state government; “Endless,” about a young man who dies in a car accident but tries to reconnect with his love; “Project Power,” about a teenage drug dealer, local cop, and former soldier who try to find out who created a pill that gives people unpredictable superpowers for five minutes.