Straight Outta Compton

Straight Outta Compton, opens the doors to the place and times that brought together five young men who formed The group NWA, the most influential, hardcore Rap group maybe of all time. The year is 1987, the streets of Compton, a stone’s throw from Los Angeles are a wash in drugs and the resulting gang-wars between the Bloods and the Crips. We are shown a world where to be black, especially, a young black male, seems to give the police the freedom to abuse you at will, and results in an extreme distrust between the cops and the poor black residents.

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About Lane J. Lubell
When I began this site, I was a student at "The Latin School of Chicago, and it consumed the majority of my waking hours, the remaining time was split between, making movies, hanging with friends, and spending time with family. Toss in eating and a few hours of sleep; and there was not all that much time left over. I provided that explanation to lower expectation of daily posts, and to point out that simply because I did not review a given film does not mean I did not find it worthy; more likely, homework took precedence. I am now attending Northwestern University where I'm enrolled in RTVF (Radio, Television, Video and Film) department. While I was very happy at Latin, and still go back to see each theater performance; I'm glad to be done with AP Calculus, and love that I get to take a larger percentage of classes focusing on literature, philosophy ,writing and film. I'm still just getting my feet wet here, but I have met some people that share my love of film and theater and we are already planing on some collaborations. Who knows, maybe I could even get a few of them to post a review here on CinemaShadow.com . I made this site not to "Talk to people" about films; but to 'Talk with People" about films. To that end; I would love to have others post comments, list their favorite movies, recommend films, new and old, that you think are worth watching.

One Response to Straight Outta Compton

  1. judy says:

    sounds goods

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