“Straight Outta Compton”: The Reviews

Variety says that ‘Director F. Gary Gray turns the meteoric rise and fractious fall of rap supergroup N.W.A. into a sprawling, exhilarating Los Angeles hip-hop epic.’ THR is more measured: ‘Try doing justice to even three performers’ rise from obscurity to fame, especially if they then veer in different directions, and you hardly have time to develop the stars as human characters.’

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