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.
The chart "Whiplash" performed in the film is of the type referred to by jazz players as a "time chart" - a piece with an unconventional time signature (in this case, 14/8). The chart's arranger - Hank Levy - is famous within jazz circles for his ... ...
Now this one really upsets me. We have an out-of-tune player here. Before I continue, would that player care to identify himself? No? Ok, maybe a bug flew in my ear.
The rental car that Andrew drives is a 2004-2007 Ford Taurus. Cars are only kept by rental firms for up to a couple of years due to the wear and tear they tend to go through, so this car is far too old for a rental car (this film is set in 2014). A dashboard shot also shows a mileage of over 100,000 miles.
$135,388 (USA) (10 October 2014)
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