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Rick Famuyiwa United States, 2015

Lewis Taylor's rating of the film Dope

Too many cooks here. The Exec. Producer list reads like a Grammy after-party VIP list. In the cold light of day, after the warm buzz and good vibes of the film fade, this felt muddled between a breezy coming-of age story, chic aesthetic music vid and earnest statement on racial inequality in the US.