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Movie review: Damien Chazelle's Whiplash shows us the monster side of the mentor

Starring: Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Paul Reiser, Melissa Benoist
Directed by: Damien Chazelle
Running time: 106 minutes

The story of the stern but benevolent mentor who guides a young prodigy toward greatness has been done to death. 497 more words


'whiplash' (2014)

do you play an instrument? i do, kinda? i say that with some (a ton of) hesitation because i am admittedly not very good. i can’t read music, i don’t understand chords. 533 more words



Oh my. Extraordinary. Film of the year? It left me breathless, with the audience bursting into spontaneous applause at the end (and this was an ‘ordinary’ screening not a premiere). 91 more words


AEOS Review: Whiplash (2014)

Whiplash is a perfect title for this film, because it made me think it was a great example of onomatopoeia, except instead of Whiplash sounding like what it’s describing, the experience of… 1,648 more words

Movie Reviews

Whiplash (2014)

Notable people involved: J.K. Simmons, Miles Teller, and Paul Reiser.

One sentence plot description: An aspiring jazz drummer is pushed to his limits after joining a distinguished ensemble. 498 more words


Whiplash [2014] Review

Written and Directed by Damien Chazelle

Starring Miles Teller and J.K Simmons

Jess Cahill

I have thought about Whiplash every single day since I saw it. 359 more words



There’s a part of me that wants to laud this film for its craft, and its fine lead performances…and just leave it at that. But I can’t–because I know when I’m being manipulated. 658 more words