Saturday, 11 August 2018

Saturday Movie: Dope

Director: Rick Famuyiwa
Writer: Rick Famuyiwa
Stars: Shameik Moore, Tony Revolori, Kiersey Clemons |

A coming of age comedy/drama for the post hip hop generation. Malcolm is a geek, carefully surviving life in The Bottoms, a tough neighborhood in Inglewood, CA filled with gangsters and drug dealers, while juggling his senior year of college applications, interviews and the SAT. His dream is to attend Harvard. A chance invitation to a big underground party leads Malcolm and his friends into an "only in Los Angeles" gritty adventure filled with offbeat characters and bad choices. If Malcolm can persevere, he'll go from being a geek, to being dope, to ultimately being himself.

 1h 43min | Action, Comedy, Crime 


My thoughts:
Baby S had a bit of a fever after her vaccinations so we spent some time just watching movie (well fine I watched movies, she just chilled next or on me ;) I will not review Emoji, even though I know you all are dying to know what happens. But...sort of fun and she liked it.

Anyway, so that is why I did not watch my usual book based movies that are dull.

It's about this teen who LOVES the 90s, I actually thought it was the 90s before I saw everyone else. I liked him, he loved GOT, manga and was a geek. Geek power!

But then things went craaaaaaaaaaazy. I am not gonna say much, but things are insane and he and his friends try their best to get out of it.

I did like it, though I am not sure who I would recommend it too. It had humour, it was about teens, there is lots of violence and crime. It's just one of those that everyone might just enjoy.


22 comments:

  1. I think I recorded this awhile back.Hope to get to it one of these days.

    Karen @ For What It's Worth

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  2. Nice, a character obsessed with the 90s! I'm so nostalgic for the 90s, I'll probably love that part about this movie.

    ~Mogsy @ BiblioSanctum

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    1. Ugh,t he 90s, no thanks, same with the 80s lol

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  3. Never heard of this one, but need to check it out for sure. Hugs, and hope your day is amazing! RO

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  4. I hope the baby is feeling better.
    I haven't seen or heard of this movie but I love the 90's.

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    1. I was all, wait the bay is sick? Oh...I watched this one 2 months ago ;) wait...3 months ago!

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  5. Mmmmmmm not sure. It does sound okay.

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  6. I don't think that's one I heard before

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  7. I am sorry to hear that Baby S wasn't feeling well. Poor baby. Glad you got some movie time in.

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