Dope – Cool and clever coming of age flick!

Introduction:

Dope is a coming of age comedy drama which is releasing in the U.S. on 19th June 2015. The movie has a running time of 103 minutes. The movie was part of some film festivals including Sundance Film Festival and Cannes Film Festival.

Cast

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• Shameik Moore is playing Malcolm
• Kiersey Clemons will be seen as Diggy
• Tony Revolori will act as Jib
• A$AP Rocky will appear as Dom
• Ashton Molo will be seen as Lance
• Blake Anderson will appear as Will
• Keith Stanfield will act as Bug

Director

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Rick Famuyiwa

Genre

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Comedy, Drama

Rank

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***1/2

Dope Movie Trailer

Plot

Malcolm (played by Shameik Moore) is a geek who is struggling with various aspects of college education like academic interviews, SAT and college applications etc. His life is completely transformed when he is invited to an underground party which comprises of various characters and multiple adventures.

Critic’s Review:

The movie has received positive reviews from most of the film critics. It has received 88 % aggregate on Rotten Tomatoes website.

Cast and Direction:

This comedy drama directed and written by Rick Famuyiwa is a smart flick and different from regular coming of age movies. The direction and storyline is mature with combination of fun and seriousness. Some elements like race and class etc in the U.S. society are also woven in the story.
Shameik Moore plays the character of Malcolm which is strong and multi-layered. Other actors have also done justice to their respective characters.

Why you will watch:

This movie is an intelligent and interesting watch with multiple elements. It should be avoided by those who do not prefer abusive language and nudity. Else, the movie should be watched by everyone who is young at heart.

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