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Old 08-26-15, 02:13 AM
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So, not knowing the history, I have a question after watching this movie. You saw Suge take out everyone who stood in his way (and I do know his history of violence and the rumors of who he took out). I find it VERY surprising he didn't take out Dre. Even though he said he had everything Dre owned or something to that degree, as he was rising up, why didn't he try to end him?

And Easy E, is the biggest signs of HIV just a horrible cough? I have a cough that just never wants to go away, so that scene did make me cringe (and I sort of thought he had something like that).
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Re: STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON (NWA Biopic) - 2015 D: F. Gary Gray

Originally Posted by Throwing Copper
Will we likely get this on home video sometime in November? I'm never really sure how long it takes for something to leave theaters and hit stores these days.

Maybe a Dec or Jan release if the 4 month window holds or if they want to go the American Sniper Route and wait 6 months or longer.

Anyone going to buy this?

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Re: STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON (NWA Biopic) - 2015 D: F. Gary Gray

Originally Posted by jacob_b
So, not knowing the history, I have a question after watching this movie. You saw Suge take out everyone who stood in his way (and I do know his history of violence and the rumors of who he took out). I find it VERY surprising he didn't take out Dre. Even though he said he had everything Dre owned or something to that degree, as he was rising up, why didn't he try to end him?

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Jerry Heller is suing everyone connected with "Straight Outta Compton," alleging the movie defamed him ... and he wants $110 MILLION minimum.

Heller has just filed suit against Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, the Estate of Eazy-E, NBC Universal and others, claiming the portrayal of him in the movie was false and damaging.

Heller says he was portrayed as "the bad guy" and "a sleazy manager who took advantage of Eazy-E, Dr. Dre and Ice Cube." And he says there are other lies in the movie, including:

-- He withheld a $75k check from Ice Cube

-- He fraudulently induced Dre and Cube to sign unfavorable contracts

-- He enjoyed lobster brunches while the contracts were being signed

-- He was fired by Eazy-E

He claims he never gave permission to use his likeness and he wants profits from the movie as well because NBC sold tickets off his back. He also claims producers used his book without permission for pivotal scenes, including the one where Suge Knight strong-armed Eazy-E into signing away his rights to Death Row.

And this is funny ... he says producers didn't even bother to give his character a fake name, like "Gary Beller."

You'll recall Heller sat in the front row with his lawyers when the movie premiered.

He's suing for $35 million in compensatory damages and at least $75 mil in punitives ... plus all profits from the flick.
Read more: http://www.tmz.com/2015/10/30/jerry-...#ixzz3q55sB5Kw
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Re: STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON (NWA Biopic) - 2015 D: F. Gary Gray

Paul Giamatti sounds like a dick.
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Re: STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON (NWA Biopic) - 2015 D: F. Gary Gray

He claims he never gave permission to use his likeness and he wants profits from the movie as well because NBC sold tickets off his back. He also claims producers used his book without permission for pivotal scenes, including the one where Suge Knight strong-armed Eazy-E into signing away his rights to Death Row.
Does one need to obtain legal permission to portray a real person in a biopic?
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Re: STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON (NWA Biopic) - 2015 D: F. Gary Gray

Originally Posted by jacob_b
So, not knowing the history, I have a question after watching this movie. You saw Suge take out everyone who stood in his way (and I do know his history of violence and the rumors of who he took out). I find it VERY surprising he didn't take out Dre. Even though he said he had everything Dre owned or something to that degree, as he was rising up, why didn't he try to end him?
He tried by way of assassinating his character and making his life uncomfortable at times. Him and 2pac are the one's who started the whole "Dre is gay" thing. In order:

1996 Makaveli-Toss It Up
"Dre check your sexuality/you're fruity as this Alizae...California Love part 2 without gay ass Dre..."

1996/97 Deathrow Greatest Hits album
J-Flex-Who Been There, Who Done That
a song mocking Dre's Aftermath compilation single and claiming he was jacking Deathrow's songwriters.

1999 The Chronic 2000
Small disses to Dr. Dre, homosexual accusations

1999 Wouldn't let Dr. Dre use the Chronic name for his second album.

2000 Deathrow Uncut Too Gangsta for TV
Skit featuring crossdresser prostitutes claiming Dr. Dre has sex with them. The VHS also gives out Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg's home address.

2000 Too Gangsta for Radio album
There's a skit on the album where a Dre sound-a-like sexually assaults an aspiring male rapper/producer. There's also a song mocking Dre's 2001 song "Forgot about Dre" titled "F--- Dre." There's also a skit where Suge's kid beats up Dr. Dre's kid and says he's not black because his mom is white.

2004 When Dr. Dre was about to receive an award at the Vibe Awards show Suge Knight paid some guy to run up and sock Dre in the face.

An most of all interviews from Suge Knight is talking trash, making up stuff about Dre saying that he wanted to be white, that he's gay, etc.

He tried to do the same with Puffy. Puffy gets with beautiful J.Lo and all of a sudden Suge starts claiming he has J.Lo's sex tape and is shopping it around.


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That's crazy but former Ruthless artists say Jerry Heller got fired. BG Knocc-out and Big Hutch are on video saying that if I remember correctly. Probably more artists.

But how is Eazy-E being strong armed by Suge exclusive to Heller's book? That was common knowledge for the longest time. It was in the news that Eazy was trying to get Deathrow caught up in a RICO conspiracy and that's where it came out that Eazy admitted he signed over Dre and them under duress. Even in the Eazy-E album/DVD released by Ruthless had a comic book showing Eazy being strong armed by Suge and that predated Jerry Heller's book.

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Re: STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON (NWA Biopic) - 2015 D: F. Gary Gray

I like how some people try to "own" information about events that occurred or may have occurred during this era in hip hop.
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Hip hop and rap feuds remind me of bitchy girls in grade school starting rumors about each other. I do like those early rap records like NWA, Ice Cube and Too $hort but listening to adults call each other out in song is just sad.
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Was Jerry Heller not consulted during this movie's preproduction?
Old 11-01-15, 02:43 AM
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Re: STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON (NWA Biopic) - 2015 D: F. Gary Gray

Still no release date for BluRay/DVD. Assuming it will come out in December. Hope we get the extended cut of the film and also hope this Heller lawsuit doesn't delay the release.
Old 11-12-15, 04:17 AM
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Shit. Doesn't come out on BD until January 19. And at least according to Amazon, it doesn't have an extended cut.

Really thought this would be out on video before Christmas.
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Re: STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON (NWA Biopic) - 2015 D: F. Gary Gray

That is a long time and almost all of the big summer movies will be out on Blu-ray before the end of the year except this movie.
Old 11-12-15, 09:38 AM
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Re: STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON (NWA Biopic) - 2015 D: F. Gary Gray

Yeah, 5 months from theatrical release to BD/DVD release is long by today's standards, it'll be on VOD in time for Xmas most likely, maybe they'll have some pre-purchase get the digital copy early type thing going.

I liked the movie, but it does need an extended cut, it felt like a cliff note's version of the events.
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Re: STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON (NWA Biopic) - 2015 D: F. Gary Gray

Originally Posted by Throwing Copper
Shit. Doesn't come out on BD until January 19. And at least according to Amazon, it doesn't have an extended cut.

Really thought this would be out on video before Christmas.
Extras haven't been announced yet, but F. Gary Gray already confirmed back in August he was editing the 3 hour + director's cut.
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Re: STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON (NWA Biopic) - 2015 D: F. Gary Gray

Never trust Amazon too much with the details till it's officially announced.
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Originally Posted by DJariya
Extras haven't been announced yet, but F. Gary Gray already confirmed back in August he was editing the 3 hour + director's cut.
yeah, I just wonder if they'll release the theatrical version first, and then wait several months to release the extended version to try and make more money.
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Re: STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON (NWA Biopic) - 2015 D: F. Gary Gray

UK release date is 18th January 2015. BBFC passed directors cut as an 18 and it has a runtime of 166m 33s
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Straight Outta Compton Blu-rayUnited States
Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy + UltraViolet
Universal Studios | 2015 | 1 Movie, 2 Cuts | 147 min | Rated R | Jan 19, 2016 (2 Months)
http://www.blu-ray.com/movies/Straig...lu-ray/138664/
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Re: STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON (NWA Biopic) - 2015 D: F. Gary Gray

Originally Posted by gerrythedon
post 56 http://forum.blu-ray.com/showthread....compton&page=3


Straight Outta Compton Blu-rayUnited States
Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy + UltraViolet
Universal Studios | 2015 | 1 Movie, 2 Cuts | 147 min | Rated R | Jan 19, 2016 (2 Months)
http://www.blu-ray.com/movies/Straig...lu-ray/138664/
Nice!

Originally Posted by JeffTheAlpaca
That is a long time and almost all of the big summer movies will be out on Blu-ray before the end of the year except this movie.
I think Saving Private Ryan held the record for longest available-on-video delay. I remember my dad wasn't one to buy movies at all, but he told me that he HAD to have that movie as soon as he walked out of the theater. Of course, the only movie he ever wanted caused for the longest wait.
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Re: STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON (NWA Biopic) - 2015 D: F. Gary Gray

Universal Announces 'Straight Outta Compton' Unrated Director's Cut w/ Aditional 20 Minutes + New Soundtrack Collection



Universal Pictures Home Entertainment has announced "Straight Outta Compton: Unrated Director's Cut," coming to Digital HD on January 5, 2016, and Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand on January 19, 2016.

The Blu-ray and Digital HD versions include the exclusive "Unrated Director's Cut" that gives fans more of the N.W.A. story with 20 additional minutes of the film.

As the essential companion piece to the home entertainment release, Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) will release "Straight Outta Compton: The Soundtrack." This new collection is the official soundtrack featuring key cuts from the film including "Quiet On Tha Set," "Gangsta Gangsta," "Express Yourself" and the explosive title track. In addition, "Straight Outta Compton: Original Motion Picture Score" will be released separately, featuring music composed and conducted by Joseph Trapanese, and produced by Bryan Lawson and Joseph Trapanese. Both collections will release worldwide on all digital and CD formats on January 8, 2016, with "Straight Outta Compton: The Soundtrack" being pressed as a 2-LP vinyl set.

BONUS FEATURES EXCLUSIVE TO Blu-ray:

- DELETED SCENES

- BECOMING N.W.A. – An in-depth look at how the producers and F. Gary Gray tackled the challenging task of casting these larger than life creators of gangster rap.

- NEVER BEFORE SEEN PERFORMANCE


BLU-RAY and DVD BONUS FEATURES

- N.W.A. THE ORIGINS – N.W.A. was a group that changed history. Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, DJ Yella, and many others talk about their start in the 80's and where it all began.

- IMPACT – An exploration of the impact N.W.A. and specifically their breakout album that changed everything.

- DIRECTOR'S JOURNEY – Utilizing a large amount of stand up interviews, we follow F. Gary Gray through the streets of Comptonas he brings together the story of the founders of gangsta rap.

- THE STREETS: FILMING IN COMPTON – Take a look through the lens of Director F. Gary Gray as he perfected the authentic feeling of what it was like to walk the streets of Compton.

- N.W.A PERFORMS IN DETROIT – We go behind the scenes of what this performance meant to the original members of N.W.A. as they saw their lyrics spark controversy against the corruption of the police in Los Angeles, as well as the thoughts of the actors performing the song on stage for the movie.

- FEATURE COMMENTARY WITH DIRECTOR/PRODUCER F. GARY GRAY


http://blogs.indiewire.com/shadowand...ction-20151117
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Nice. And surprise, surprise there's actually a commentary from Gray. He never does commentaries.
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Oh hell yeah. That BluRay is going to kick all kinds of ass. It's also one of the few films where I'm really looking forward to the director commentary.

Day 1 purchase for me.
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That tag line on the cover is laughable, but I do want to see the Directors cut.
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