Posts tagged "Whiplash"

2014: A Year in Film

by Joanna Orland It’s that time of year again when I make a last ditch effort to ensure that all of my movie viewing has not been in vain.  I present to you – 2014: A Year in Film.  As per usual, I shall also be ranking them in order of enjoyment rather than calibre.  […]

The 58th BFI London Film Festival

by Joanna Orland The annual BFI London Film Festival returned for its 58th year with a host of stars descending upon the city to celebrate cinema. A large selection of diverse films were on offer at this year’s festival, with many prevalent themes running through the programme October 8th-19th, 2014 . Festival director Clare Stewart […]


Directed Damien Chazelle Starring Miles Teller and J.K. Simmons In UK Cinemas January 16th, 2015 by Joanna Orland Blood, sweat, a single tear.  Whiplash exudes passion and physicality like no other film.  The story follows music student Andrew as he strives to be a great jazz drummer in the vain of Buddy Rich or Charlie […]