MOVIES

Broad City: cheeky humor and bold visual art

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In early 2014 Comedy Central aired the first episode of Broad City treating us with one of the weirdest, genuine and silly comedy of all time. Created by the bizarre minds of the two main characters, Ilana Glazer/Wexler and Abbi Jacobson/Abrams, the TV show narrates the adventures of the girls dealing with all the ups and downs of life in the current New York City.

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Diaries in movies: a series of close-ups

When I was little, a.k.a. in the 90s, a secret diary was kind of a fashion statement for all the girls – or at least for most of them. First of all, the covers of our diaries had to be girly enough to impress our friends. It was a celebration of flowers, stars, hearts and all the cutest pink-ish illustrations we can imagine. We used to write down every naive thought floating on our minds, decorated with popular youthful rhymes and funny sketches.

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Netflix original series: THE GET DOWN from Baz Luhrmann

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You know Baz Luhrmann, right? He is the creative mind behind Romeo + Juliet (Hi Leo!), Moulin Rouge and The Great Gatsby (Hi again, Leo!). Almost any social media user knows what Netflix is – my mum does too, even if she is not that much into social-stuff. Now, if we take Netflix and we add a great pinch of Baz Luhrmann and mix everything together, the result is a musical drama titled The Get Down.

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