DopeDVD - 2015
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ChristineT_RPL Nov 23, 2015
I have to say that this movie is its title, Dope. Like a modern day Risky Business mixed with Boyz in the Hood. Set in Los Angeles, the story follows a group of high school geeks that are forced to make a choice that lead them into moral and physical battle. Our main character, Malcolm, is on a p... Read More »
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The College App Essay:
Malcolm: I'm... I'm taking it seriously, Mr. Bailey. I promise. I'm talking about something that I love. I mean, it's well-reasoned, supported with historical data, it shows creativity, critical thinking. If Neil deGrasse Tyson was writing about Ice Cube, this is what it would look like.
Bailey: I suggest you go in a different direction. Write something personal about you. Your family, your life.
Malcolm: I mean, I... I could write about the typical... "I'm from a poor, crime-filled neighborhood, raised by a single mother, don't know my dad" blah-blah. It's cliché. This here, this...This is...This is creative. This shows that I'm different. This is the kind of essay
that Harvard wants from their students.
Bailey: Malcolm, I'm gonna be honest with you. You're pretty damn arrogant. You think you're gonna get into Harvard? Who do you think you are? Hmm? You go to high school
Diggy: Guys, the FBI can track us. The police...
Jib: No, they can't. Not if you use a Tor browser.
Diggy: What the freak is that?
Jib: Onion routing.
Malcolm: Layered encryptions.
Jib: It's like a game of Whac-A-Mole with thousands of computers...
Diggy: Wait, what the fuck is a Whac-A-Mole?
Malcolm: Look, these dark Web sites run off these secret IP addresses. Like LulzSec-level shady. We need to find one somehow. W...William Ian Sherwood III. Musician, scholar, rake, entrepreneur, conspiracy theorist.
William went to...Prep school, where he smoked a pound of weed a week, skipped classes... and had a 1.9 GPA, yet got a perfect score on his SAT. He was accepted to his father's alma mater under academic probation, which meant he had to maintain a 3.0 grade point average. hacked into the... database, erasing all grades from the entire freshman class.
Fidel: One of these alligator bags was made here. One is from the store. Which one is which?
Malcolm: The right one, I mean, 'cause it's...Mm-hmm.Poofier.
Fidel: They both look the same. The reality is... I sell 90% of my stuff to white hos. Most are rich enough to afford retail. Why do you think that is?
Malcolm: I don't know.
Fidel:They know. They know the only difference...between these two bags...is the (you have to watch the film to find out.)
Dom: You know what a slippery slope is, ...?
Crew1: No. I don't...I don't know what a slippery...
Crew2: Do it got anything to do with skiing?
Dom: xyz., sit your ass down, man. I know using your brain is a challenge and shit. You use skis on a slope... You might freak around, give yourself a concussion.
Malcolm: It's a small event that leads to a chain reaction of events... with unintended consequences... that were unforeseen at the time of the inciting event.
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