Whiplash

Whiplash

Directed by Damien Chazelle

An ambitious young drummer (Miles Teller) enters a prestigious music academy to fulfill his dream of becoming one of the greatest known drummers. When a harsh, ruthless instructor (J.K. Simmons) determined to make him realize his full potential pushes him to the limit, his life and his relationships fall into a tailspin.

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.

Cast: Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Paul Reiser