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The PGA loves Compton

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 5, 2016 21:00:05 January 5, 2016 21:00:05
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Imagine if it was the other PGA I was referring to? No, no, the people who run the golf organisation don’t have anything to do with Compton. But the Producers Guild of America has included Straight Outta Compton among the list of 10 films contending for Outstanding Motion Picture three days before the Oscar Academy’s nomination deadline. Full Story

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Cube isn’t bothered

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 11, 2015 15:56:40 December 11, 2015 15:56:40
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One of the biggest snubs coming out of the Golden Globe nominations yesterday was the exclusion of Straight Outta Compton from the Best Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical category. Here are the five films that made the cut: The Big Short Joy The Martian Spy Trainwreck None of them are musicals. Full Story

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Monday, November 16, 2015

Dear Gossips,

The Academy’s Governors Awards happened on Saturday night in Hollywood with many of this year’s Oscar hopefuls in attendance, including Ice Cube and O’Shea Jackson representing Straight Outta Compton. Compton’s impressive August box office made it an early contender.  Read Full Intro

Straight Outta Compton …to the Oscars?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 17, 2015 17:21:26 August 17, 2015 17:21:26
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As you know now, Straight Outta Compton took the box office this weekend, handily. A $57 million opening…in August. It’s an achievement. And now it’s generating some very loud Oscar buzz. First you need the money. They brought in the money. Then you court the Academy. Well, there was a screening this weekend, and apparently the Academy – at least the members who were there – was impressed. Full Story

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“You are now about to witness…”

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 10, 2015 16:55:26 February 10, 2015 16:55:26

There was a distraction from the Grammys on Sunday. It distracted me for almost half an hour. Twitter too, it seems, because it was trending for a while… A red band trailer for Straight Outta Compton was released. Have you seen it yet? It opens with Dre and Ice Cube returning home, talking about what it was like, then, and featuring some of the current faces of hip-hop, like The Game and an adorable Kendrick Lamar, talking about how NWA influenced their careers, their lives, the business. Full Story