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The Get Down

Fri Oct 21, 2016 11:15 pm

Beware, possible spoilers below.

I loved this scene:

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When I grow up to be a Waterfall, I'm gonna wear a helmet.
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Re: The Get Down

Tue Oct 25, 2016 9:25 am

I had delayed making a thread about this show because I love it too much. Just watch the show.

I haven't had a show like this ever. This is a show about a group of young people growing up in 1970s Bronx when it was literally burning who want to escape the poverty of their lives and find success through their creativity.

It's a show that allows for black nerdiness as something intrinsic to the characters and not something tacked on to be extra. Shaolin unironically loves blackbelt theater and modeled himself around the culture. Ra-Ra loves Star Wars and superheroes and references them constantly when problem solving. Dizzie expresses his almost transcendent ideas about identity through graffiti art about a top hat-wearing alien.

It's also a show that actively acknowledges the lives and contributions of gay people to music culture.

It's also actively displaying the joint culture between black and latinx people living in cities together, even distinguishing between Puerto Ricans and Cubans.

On top of that, it's not dour and sad. It's a show of vibrant colors, and the music is fantastic and well-incorporated into the show.

This show gave me life.
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Re: The Get Down

Tue Oct 25, 2016 10:09 am

I got to say that I really enjoyed this show and its music even though this is a whole different world than what I'm used to. I have no real clue about Disco or underground Hip hop, didn't grow up in a City let alone the 1977 Bronx.

Watch The Get Down.
 
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Mon Feb 06, 2017 6:23 pm

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Re: The Get Down

Mon Feb 06, 2017 7:13 pm

Woot! Can't wait!
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Re: The Get Down

Mon Feb 06, 2017 8:45 pm

I hope it's "on time"
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Fri Feb 10, 2017 7:17 pm

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Re: The Get Down

Thu Feb 23, 2017 5:41 pm



APRIL 7 Y'ALL
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Re: The Get Down

Thu Mar 09, 2017 11:15 am

TRAILER.

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Re: The Get Down

Thu Mar 09, 2017 11:33 am

Oh man, my stress levels are gonna spike this season
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Re: The Get Down

Fri Mar 10, 2017 7:23 am

DRAMA BABY!
 
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Re: The Get Down

Thu May 25, 2017 8:07 am

The Get Down has been canceled.

I'm very upset right now.
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Re: The Get Down

Thu May 25, 2017 4:13 pm

Well that sucks.
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Re: The Get Down

Thu Jun 01, 2017 8:56 pm

Criporc wrote:
I loved this scene:

Spoiler: show



I'm watching this scene again right meow. It makes me happy. And sad.
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