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Cinema: Whiplash

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)

Earlier Event: October 9
Cinema: High Rise
Later Event: October 16
Cinema: Christine