Straight Outta Compton Blu-ray Review | The Reel Roundup

TRR: Today, Ice Cube and Dr. Dre are music icons. However, three decades ago they were just teenagers trying to survive the dangerous streets of Compton. That is, until they decided to form N.W.A. Now the group's turbulent career is being chronicled in director F. Gary Gray's Straight Outta Compton. Depicting the dramatic rise — and in one case, the tragic fall — of the California rappers, Straight Outta Compton is by no means an exhaustively thorough biopic, but its nonetheless riveting, and it captures the spirit of N.W.A with startling authenticity. The film may have been majorly overlooked during this year's Oscar nominations announcement, but it shouldn't be missed on Blu-ray.

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