All posts tagged in the get down

  • June 2, 2017By Paola Fernandez

    With a subtle tap on your screen, a versatile world of daring storytelling comes to life. That’s what Netflix is to most of its subscribers. Setting the stakes high is Netflix’s everyday procedure. Being the most talked about on-demand service does, however, have drawbacks. Netflix’s CEO Reed Hastings has spoken out on the company’s success

  • May 28, 2017By Rayan Ramadan

    Riverdale started off strong, the initial hype before the show even aired was substantial, everyone was talking about this brand new teenage drama show. This was because the show had so much potential, and despite all the original Archie comic fans being sceptical as to how well the show would mirror the comics and the characters inside

  • May 25, 2017By Kaylin Cull

    The Get Down (2016) was a Netflix show that centered around black and Hispanic youth in the 1970’s. It followed Ezekiel Figuero (Justice Smith) and his friends as they try to become successful musicians in the Bronx, while dealing with other outside sources of chaos. The show tackled many issues, such as race, sexuality, drugs, gangs

  • May 25, 2017By Paola Fernandez

    The Get Down beautifully demonstrated the lives of people of color in the 70s Bronx, New York. It passionately shone a spotlight on what it is to live in a white world. What it is to use music, especially hip hop, in an environment infested by gangs, street violence and drugs. It painted a picture