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Joshua Pope (Busta Rhymes) returns to his childhood home to claim the inheritance his late father has left him only to find that the local police have turned the town upside down and are ruling with an iron fist. So, with the help of an old friend (Xzibit) and his cohorts,Pope sets out to reclaim the town he once loved...by any means necessary. Tounge and cheek 70's style action picture set in a comic book style universe. Written by
The adventures of a certain hero Pope hits it off in a pathetic Equlibrium style (not even Neo) and flow toward the so predictable. I guess this is the movie about the bad white guy up to a point, then comes the story of the bad black guy, followed by the revenge of the hero - all action packed in the adventures of this Pope dude. It's really bad and clichéd - script wise - and the one name director makes it seem even less original and inciting. The best thing this movie does is offer some great insight to the characters...especially the female ones.
Its hardly possible to count all the things which are wrong in the film (absurd and pointless characters, to name just one), so I won't even bother trying. In my twisted mind I came to compare it to the "rap style" - a style I am not really fond of: it's contradictory and violent, while trying to convey its "message". It proves that rap should restrain to its three minute long songs, rather than one and a half hour long movies. The material simply doesn't suffice.
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