STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON, MERU, MISTRESS AMERICA and other August 14 Openers – Reviews by Jennifer Merin

Straight Outta Compton is explosive, relevant and brilliantly scripted by Andrea Berloff, who stands her ground in the male-dominated milieu

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AWFJ Movie of the Week, Aug 10 – Aug. 16: SHE’S FUNNY THAT WAY

Opening August 14, the AWFJ Movie of the Week is She’s Funny That Way, the new film from actor/writer/director Peter Bogdanovich (The Last Picture Show). Described as a screwball comedy in the same vein as Bogdanovich’s 1972 classic What’s Up Doc?, it follows the interconnected lives of the cast and crew of a Broadway show. The all-star ensemble features Imogen Poots, Jennifer Aniston, Kathryn Hahn, Owen Wilson and Will Forte, among others. Read on…

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