Whiplash: SPOILER Episode 1

September 22, 2015
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"Were you rushing or were you dragging…?"

In our first ever episode we explore Damien Chazelle's 2014drama Whiplash.  The film stars MilesTeller as Andrew Neiman, an ambitious young jazz drummer, and JK Simmons asFletcher, his passionate but abusive instructor.

As well as discussing the film, we also talk to an actualreal-life jazz drummer about his feelings towards the movie, and Pauldemonstrates his drumming prowess on his 6 year old daughter's drum kit.  After all, anyone can play the drums – right?

Meanwhile, Andy highlights a favourite but often forgottendrumming scene from the 1941 movie Ball of Fire featuring the legendary"Gene" Krupa.

This week's rating scale: How many times did you check your phone during the movie.

Here's a trailer to whet your appetite...


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