Tio: This whole Nation of Islam thing came on when he was high.
Vic: How would you have handled it?
Tio: Let them have the corner, move three blocks over. Dopers follow the dope. Pissing off the beanpack crowd just gives them a reason to live.
Vic: Throw a little bit of that peaceful resistance right back at 'em, huh?
Tio: Mmm-hmm. Now, if I'm done filling out the job application, let's talk about how much rent's gonna be.
Vic: Actually, fifty-grand let's you move in right away.
Tio: Good thing I've been saving. (Shake hands)
Vic: It's a good thing.
When Rondell is first found dead, his "R" necklace is facing the right way. A few moments later when Dutch is leaning over him we see the R is now backwards, and Dutch has to use his pen to turn it the other way.
When Acevada goes to see Marine for the second time, You can see a couple of camera men in the background. As Marine turns to switch off the stereo you can see somebody holding a camera and the hand of someone else. It happens fast and I wasn't sure if I saw it or if my mind was playing tricks the first time but if u do frame by frame on the DVD its clear to see. It must be the camera and boom men filming Acevada.
In many cultures, it's an unspoken ritual for men to kill themselves when they have shamed their own home or people. But usually it's done in a much more bloody fashion. The ritual is meant to be slow, not quick.