The birth of rapping, turntablism, breaking, graffiti….New York in the late 70s / early 80s was the creative melting pot that spawned the four elements of Hip Hop. There was another side though, one of poverty and violence…..the daily struggle of those living in the big apple during these time was not an easy one for many….this documentary looks like a stark reminder of the struggle that was daily life for New Yorkers in 1981, A Most Violent Year.
Admit it….you want to do the same.
When I first heard about the ‘Life In A Day’ project I was unsure how it would turn out. I honestly expected it to be a load of old toss, but having just watched it, I have to say I am VERY impressed. It makes compelling viewing and is funny, shocking, touching, thought provoking and in my opinion a must watch. Make sure you wont have any distractions for the full hour and a half, sit down and enjoy.
This looks interesting/shocking/funny all at the same time. I’m sure it’s just another attempt to re-enforce the stereotype that Americans are weird/dumb but I still want to see it.