The 'Straight Outta Compton' Movie Is Oscar-Worthy, According to Twitter

It's no Notorious, that's for sure.

Yesterday, Straight Outta Compton debuted in theaters nationwide. Given the multi-million dollar hype that went into promoting this long-anticipated N.W.A biopic, and given that its release inspired Dr. Dre to drop his first solo album in sixteen years, we expected that Twitter would have a lot to say about the film. Fortunately, Twitter delivered in ways that only Twitter can—with hyperbolic praise, grainy memes, and emojis.

Everyone seems to agree that Straight Outta Compton exceeds earlier expectations, with hip-hop fans having previously feared that the project would be Notorious all over again. Thankfully, that's far from the case. Early viewers of Straight Outta Compton are already campaigning for Jason Mitchell's nomination for an Oscar on the strength of his portrayal of the late Eazy-E.

Let's recap these early fan reviews, below.

Justin Charity is a staff writer for Complex. Follow him @BrotherNumpsa.

I just saw "Straight Out Of Compton" & all I can say is WOW!!!! The movie is unbelievable people....You have to see this film
Someone just saw straight outta Compton
Saw "Straight Outta Compton" last night Super Ill Film like Rap Avengers but there was like no lie 20 Cops at the Theater smh
I saw Straight Outta Compton and now I wanna be a rapper, but I don't think I'll be allowed to Bc I cried like a baby at the end 😢
Best believe I saw #StraightOuttaCompton tonight. And after months of anticipation it didnt disappoint. Amazing! #NWA
Only thing missing from Straight Outta Compton was the opportunity where I got to light up a blunt in the theater
Not only was the movie theater packed for Straight Outta Compton, but it smelled like straight weed 😐
How I felt walking out the theater after watching Straight Outta Compton
Are history and the promotion of SAC reducing Ren to a peripheral role, when he basically carried NWA on his back, especially post-Cube?
Jason Mitchell deserves an Oscar nod for his fearless, jheri juice-splashed portrayal of Eazy E.
Rest Eazy🙏🏾

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