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I don't have the slightest idea who these two guys are, but they must have the best agents in the world because somehow they're starring in a movie about smoking dope.

I don't have the slightest idea who these two guys are, but they must have the best agents in the world, because somehow they're starring in a movie about smoking dope. Silas (Method Man) and Jamal (Redman) smoke some dope containing the remains of a dead friend and their friend reappears, allowing them to ace their college entrance exams and get into Harvard. So this is sort of like "Legally Blonde" with a couple black guys in Reese Witherspoon's role.

Perhaps the hidden genius of this movie is that the viewing experience is not that much different from smoking a lot of dope. At the beginning, it's reasonably coherent, but then it devolves into a mess of nonsensical images and leaden moments that don't connect in any way. The main difference is that smoking too much dope tends to be funny and this movie isn't -- at all. The movie's best line is "How did I fail women's studies? I love bitches." That tells you something.

Amazingly, this film was produced by Jersey films, which is Danny DeVito's company. Danny must really be hurting for cash to back this dog. Or perhaps he's a consummate doper who went on a deal-signing binge at just the wrong time.

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