The entertaining NWA biopic “Straight Outta Compton” is sexist, violent and profane. But it’s awfully careful to make sure it’s not perceived as anti-Semitic. Adam Langer explores why this might be.
‘Straight Outta Compton,’ which opened on Friday, tells the origin story of rappers N.W.A. Unfortunately, their Jewish manager is the villain.
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