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.
23 October 2014 | Sergeant_Tibbs
10 | An important hardened lesson in resilience and when to stop measuring up to your mentor. Whiplash is a captivating study of ambition.
Taking the festival circuit by storm since its Sundance premiere in January, Whiplash is starting to feel like the ...
J.K. Simmons has played piano in the past and had to retake lessons for his role.
For the record, Metz wasn't out of tune. You were, Erickson, but he didn't know and that's bad enough.
In Andrew's dismissal letter from the Shaffer Conservatory, "in writing" is misspelled as "inwriting".
$135,388 (USA) (10 October 2014)
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