IN THEATERS: The Man from UNCLE, Straight Outta Compton, Final Girl

by Caitlin Brimer on August 13, 2015

With remakes and sequels flooding the summer box office, The Man from U.N.C.L.E. follows suit as a reboot of the classic 1960s television show. The movie portrays the first case shared by the rival agents, acting as a prequel to the series. Other movies opening this Friday include the hip-hop biopic Straight Outta Compton and Final Girl.

The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

A CIA agent and a KGB operative take part in a joint mission against a mysterious criminal organization. Written and directed by Guy Ritchie, The Man From U.N.C.L.E. stars Alicia Vikander, Henry Cavill and Armie Hammer. 116 min. Rated PG-13.

Straight Outta Compton

NWA emerges from the streets of Compton and hits the screens of Hollywood. The most controversial hip-hip pioneers cause havoc in pop culture in the mid-80s. Paul Giamatti, Keith Stanfield, Aldis Hodge, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Jason Mitchell and Corey Hawkins star in the story about the group and their life in the hood. 157 min. Rated R.

Final Girl

A sadistic group of teenage boys lure the shy new girl into the woods, only to discover she’s an assassin-in-training whose final test to hunt and kill them. 90 min. Rated R.