One of the movies that has surprised us is Whiplash. According to some recognized critics, the film is a good example of great independent film, which is notorious excellent handling. The movie is directed by Damien Chazelle (Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench, 2009) and is led by Miles Teller, a young jazz drummer who attends one of the best music schools in the country under the tutelage of a fearsome and strict teacher, who is played by J.K. Simmons. The film has a style of American jazz, in which music and drama are mixed.
Whiplash has been recognized at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, where won two prestigious awards: the Grand Jury Award and the Audience Award. At the Golden Globes, J. K. Simmons won the award for Best Supporting Actor. In addition, it is nominated for Cannes Palme d’Or.
© Whiplash por Damien Chazelle
Whiplash was applauded by much of the American critics, however, for those fans of jazz, the film leaves much to be desired.
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