Straight Outta Compton Blu-ray Review


“NWA’s story earns a cinematic spotlight with what is unlikely to be coincidental timing. Straight Outta Compton’s historical run through Rodney King’s saga still echoes. Compton’s capacity to show contrast between innocence and corruption is a bit part in the wider scope, yet necessary to ground the group’s appropriately angry “Fuck tha Police.” The anthem has served beyond its years, not a mere time capsule, but a lingering, powerful snapshot of political and racially charged brutality. Straight Outta Compton comes from a particular place and particular voice – “Fuck tha Police” defined the group’s impacting legacy.”

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