AWFJ Movie of the Week, Oct. 6-12: WHIPLASH

Opening Oct. 10, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is Whiplash, which stars Miles Teller as an aspiring drummer whose passion for music is put to the test when he enrolls in a prestigious New York academy and comes up against a sadistic tutor (JK Simmons). It’s taken just a year for writer/director Damien Chazelle to adapt his Sundance winning short into a feature, and the result is a passionate, inspiring look at the true cost of artistic ambition. Read on…

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