Writer/director Andrew Haigh’s follow-up to the feted Weekend is one of the must-see films of the year, a portrait of a marriage in crisis featuring legends Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay – working together on screen for the first time, amazingly.
Named after the gangsta rap pioneers’ debut album, this biopic of LA’s NWA is their rags-to-riches story re-imagined as a melodramatic action movie – cheesy, thrilling and fun. Airbrushed? Call it a rapper’s poetic licence.
Zac Efron is the dance DJ trying to make it big and getting into a spin over a colleague’s girl (Emily Ratajkowski) in a drama aimed at electronic dance music fans who know their AlunaGeorge from their Bro Safari.