February 26 at 7:30 PM
WhiplashDirected by: Damien Chazelle :: USA
Drama/Music :: Rated R :: 107 minutes
Showing at the Emerson Theater
Nominated for numerous awards including 5 Academy Awards and 5 Golden Globes and starring Golden Globe, BAFTA and Screen Actors Guild winner for Best Actor J.K. Simmons.
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. Inspiring, and well-acted, Whiplash is a brilliant sophomore effort from director Damien Chazelle and a riveting vehicle for stars J.K. Simmons and Miles Teller.
"A movie you feel as much as you see, and what you see is both exquisite and excruciating." Betsey Sharkey - LA Times