Pop Music Comes to the Summer Movie Set

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IF YOU DIG THE THEN YOU’LL ADORE ’50s WHAT HAPPENED, MISS SIMONE? Archival films and documents fuel this portrait of jazz diva Nina Simone (June 26 in theaters and on Netflix) ’60s LOVE AND MERCY Paul Dano and John Cusack offer a dual portrait of Brian Wilson, the tormented genius behind the Beach Boys (June 5) ’70s RICKI AND THE FLASH Playing hits from Bruce Springsteen and Tom Petty, Meryl Streep portrays a rocker mom making amends with her family (Aug. 7) ’80s STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON Seminal gangsta rappers N.W.A. get their due in a biopic produced by Dr. Dre and Ice Cube (Aug. 14) ’90s DOPE They may live in present-day California, but the geeky heroes of this coming-of-age flick are obsessed with ’90s hip-hop (June 19) ’00s AMY Unseen footage and unheard tracks help this documentary explore Amy Winehouse’s tumultuous life and tragic death (July 10)

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