What’s new & noteworthy on Blu-ray & DVD – September 5, 2017

All Eyez On Me – I hate to draw comparisons between movies as a method of reviewing a film, but when a movie seems to have been made directly in response to another film’s success, I think it’s valid. In 2015, Straight Outta Compton – a biopic of rap pioneers N.W.A. — shocked the box office world by becoming a massive financial success. Earlier this year, we got All Eyez On Me, a biopic of Tupac Shakur, which was relatively D.O.A. on arrival at the box office. The difference between the two films – to me, at least – is that there’s something missing from All Eyez on Me. There was an ease and a sense of chaotic fun to Straight Outta Compton that is missing from this newer film. It feels much more forced, and while Demetrius Shipp Jr. gives a good performance in the lead role (and also

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