Straight Outta Compton (2015)

Rating
R
Genre
Biography, Drama, Music
release date
Director
F. Gary Gray
Written by
Cast
Aldis Hodge, Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, Keith Stanfield, Neil Brown Jr., O'Shea Jackson Jr., Paul Giamatti

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  • ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Review

    Straight Outta Compton hurtles toward greatness only to fall short in execution. Yet, aiming high and falling short still results in a very good film.

    (50) by Kofi Outlaw

Synopsis

A biopic of rap group NWA, comprised of artists including Ice Cube (Jackson Jr.), Eazy-E (Mitchell), and Dr. Dre (Hawkins). The film chronicles the group’s formation in Compton, California in the mid-1980s and their rise to becoming one of the most influential groups in the genre with their songs about life in the ‘hood.

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