Collected Quotes for the Month: April 2017

Best Of Dream big, they say. Shoot for the stars. Then they lock us away for 12 years and tell us where to sit, when to pee, and what to think. […] Then we turn 18 and even though we’ve never had an original thought,…

The Get Down: Season 1 (Part 2)/ Episode 11 “Only From Exile Can We Come Home” [Season Finale] – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

While the whole Ramon thing gets kind of blown over, the season ends on what could be considered a high note. For there are drastic things seen with the majority of the characters which warrant some clarification, and a continued story, hopefully sometime in the…

The Get Down: Season 1 (Part 2)/ Episode 10 “Gamble Everything” – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

In the last episode, I said someone likely was going to die, well someone does. It is just not someone I would have guessed. Last Updated: Sunday, April 9, 2017

The Get Down: Season 1 (Part 2)/ Episode 9 “One by One, Into the Dark” – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

  The repercussions of the last episode become clear and these young men and women are forced to decide who will dictate their fate? Also, of the possible paths they can choose, be it what’s easy or the dream, which road will they head off…

The Get Down: Season 1 (Part 2)/ Episode 8 “The Beat Says, This is The Way” – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

With the threat of his lyricist maybe leaving The Get Down Brothers, Shaolin screws up a major opportunity for Zeke and seriously sabotages the group’s future. Last Updated: Sunday, April 9, 2017

The Get Down: Season 1 (Part 2)/ Episode 7 “Unfold Your Own Myth” – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

The Get Down returns and picks up with the kids becoming local stars but no fame comes without a price. Which, for most of them, is a lack of freedom or access to the ones they care about the most. Thus leaving room for others…

The Get Down: Season 1/ Episode 6 “Raise Your Words, Not Your Voice” – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

Recap The first half of the season comes to an end and it time to learn if there are happy endings all around, some clouds amongst a sunny day, or if the Bronx’s curse ruins all the hopes and dreams of the youth.   Trigger…

The Get Down: Season 1/ Episode 5 “You Have Wings, Learn to Fly ” – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

Recap Jackie actually comes through, Zeke perhaps embraces the corporate world, and Shaolin learns the fate of his DJ career.   Major Characters Zeke | Mylene | Jackie | Shaolin Fantastic | Boo-Boo Last Updated: Monday, February 27, 2017

The Get Down: Season 1/ Episode 4 “Forget Safety, Be Notorious” – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

Recap It’s make or get broken bones for Jackie, as Shaolin Fantastic makes the desperate journey to find the source of the bootlegs to bring him to justice and earn a pass from the Grandmaster. For, otherwise, his DJ’ing dreams are over.   Trigger Warning(s):…

The Get Down: Season 1/ Episode 3 “Darkness Is Your Candle” – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

Recap On July 13th, 1977 a lot of lives change for our characters. For some it a positive step forward, for others a step back, but no matter what it is all about survival as the blackout hits.   Last Updated: Monday, February 27, 2017

The Get Down: Season 1/ Episode 2 “Seek Those Who Fan Your Flames” – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

Recap As one dream seems to come to an end, an opportunity presents itself leading to one possibly flourishing. Though, as this happens, it seems a gang war is going to start.   Trigger Warning(s): Gun Violence | Needles (Injecting drugs) Major Characters Mylene |…

The Get Down: Season 1/ Episode 1 "Where There Is Ruin, There Is Hope for a Treasure" [Series Premiere] – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

Recap Bronx 1977 is a depreciated environment. Yet despite burning buildings and empty lots, things still bloom in the cracks. Be it a wordsmith, a new type of music, or young love. But can they all survive when gun violence is everywhere and no hope…