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Film Friday #246

Dope (2015)

Malcolm (Shameik Moore) and his two best friends, Jib (Tony Revolori) and Diggy (Kiersey Clemons) are from a rough California neighbourhood called Inglewood. They are self-declared geeks who get bullied for being into “white” things like skateboards, getting good grades and wanting to go to college… oh and they’re totally obsessed with 90’s hip hop. After a chance encounter with a drug dealer called Dom (Rakim Mayers), the three friends end up at his birthday party where a large quantity of dope ends up in Malcom’s bag during a police raid. This sets off a series of adventures that require Malcolm to use all of his street smarts as well as all of his geek smarts to ensure that he keeps his dream of attending Harvard alive. Read more…