R | | Drama, Music
A promising young drummer enrolls at a cut-throat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student's potential.
27 September 2014 | Clayton Davis (Claytondavis@awardscircuit.com)
10 | A pair of outstanding performances by Miles Teller and J.K. Simmons embody Damien Chazelle's piece of perfection...
When it comes to cinema, there are often little gems in a sea of bigger spectacles, that can break through in the most ...
For the slapping scene, J.K. Simmons and Miles Teller filmed several takes with Simmons only miming the slap. For the final take, Simmons and Teller decided to film the scene with a real, genuine slap. This is the take that is in the film.
There are no two words in the English language more harmful than "good job".
A number of times during rehearsals, the soundtrack can be heard with trumpets using Harmon/Bubble mutes, but visually, the trumpets are shown with open bells (no mutes).
$135,388 (USA) (10 October 2014)
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