Jazz. Scary stuff! Music student Andrew Neiman wants to be the best jazz drummer of his generation - but at which cost? A masterful second feature by then-30-year-old Damien Chazelle that earned him a string of awards.
'Whiplash' is electric from beginning to end, a musical story of obsession, frustration and outright cruelty built on two knockout performances. Detroit News
It's as much a horror movie as it is a keenly realized indie about jazz, about art, about what it takes to claim greatness. Philadelphia Inquirer
Whiplash, Damien Chazelle, 2014 (106 minutes)