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Miles Teller Miles Teller
Andrew
J.K. Simmons J.K. Simmons
Fletcher
Paul Reiser Paul Reiser
Jim Neimann
Nate Lang Nate Lang
Carl Tanner
Chris Mulkey Chris Mulkey
Uncle Frank
Damon Gupton Damon Gupton
Mr. Kramer


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Damien Chazelle Damien Chazelle
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3 years, 10 months ago at Jan 18 7:37
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I don't know why I haven't seen this yet as I enjoy Miles Teller quite a bit. I've been hearing nothing but good things about it. Damien Chazelle is definitely an example of making hit or misses. Seeing as he directed this, but wrote the horrible sequel to The Last Exorcism. The acting here is pretty amazing. J.K. Simmons is one of the most intense instructors I have ever seen portrayed on screen.... read more

Whiplash

3 years, 10 months ago at Dec 29 10:33
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Poor Miles Teller, he’s so damn good in Whiplash that it almost feels cruel how completely stolen the movie is from him. Telling the story of a quiet student who dreams of becoming one of the world’s premiere drummers, Whiplash offers up a juicy supporting role to a great character actor. And you can figure out why I say that the movie is completely stolen out from underneath him.

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A very good movie

2 years, 1 month ago at Oct 1 6:59
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Since I kept hearing some really good things about this flick, I was really eager to check it out. Well, I wasn't disappointed, that's for sure. In my opinion, it is basically some kind of dark version of 'Fame' mixed with a nail-biting thriller. Still, even though J.K. Simmons was really amazing, giving the best performance of his career, they went really far with this character. I mean, the guy ... read more
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Description: A talented young jazz drummer experiences a trial by fire when he's recruited by a ferocious instructor whose unyielding search for perfection may lead to his undoing. For as far back as Andrew Neyman (Miles Teller) can remember, he's been watching his father fail. Determined to make a name for himself no matter what it takes, Andrew enrolls in a prestigious east coast music conservatory where his talent quickly catches the attention of Terence Fletcher (J.K. Simmons) a esteemed music teacher who's notorious for his caustic approach in the classroom. The leader of the school's top jazz ensemble, Fletcher promptly transfers Neyma ... (more)
Release date: 15 October 2014
Tags: 2014 (18), Music (16), Drama (15), 2010s (9), Drums (6), Jazz (4), Drummer (4), Obsession (3), Usa (3), Music Teacher (2), Drumming (2), Damien Chazelle (2), Melissa Benoist (2), Miles Teller (2), J.K. Simmons (2), Musicians (1), 音樂 (1), No Opening Credits (1), Music Competition (1), In2015 (1)
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