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It is a combination of a football game
and a brothel."
-- Federico Fellini
Aug 312015

photo for Dope This Sundance Film Festival favorite tells the story of Malcolm (Shameik Moore), a young man carefully surviving life in a tough Los Angeles neighborhood filled with gangsters and drug dealers, while juggling his senior year filed with college applications, interviews and the SAT. A chance invitation to an underground party leads him into an adventure that could allow him to go from being a geek, to being dope, to ultimately being himself. Vitals: Director: Rick Famuyiwa. Stars: Shameik Moore, Tony Revolori, Kiersey Clemons, Blake Anderson, Zoe Kravitz, Rakim Mayers. 2015, CC, MPAA rating: R, 103 min., Comedy Drama, Box office gross: $16,726 million, Universal.

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