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Real good. A must watch.
Whiplash is a perfect movie. And a perfect storm.
All things considered, I consider this movie a masterpiece.
Es perfecta; el guion, la música, los actores, la dirección, los planos, TODO
Se merecía ganar el Oscar a mejor película
Whiplash is a movie full of suspence, emotions and great music.
A brilliant movie about bringing up the genius within everybody: you will find yourself watching the last 10 minutes over and over again. BTW, the music is otherworldly.
An outrageously extraordinary movie with amazing acting from Miles Teller and J.K Simmons, had a unique story, and had one hell of a finale.
Whiplash is an amazing, thrilling experience that brings to light a dark side of creativity, of art. We always envision art as a beautiful thing that comes out of bright place, and we think of artists as open, interesting people. Damien Chazelle takes that idea and crushes it with a story that is almost the complete opposite.
Whiplash is all about breaking expectations and creating suspense, as well as generating sympathy for the main character, in an environment where we wouldn't expect unforgiveness. Fletcher is ruthless and he's obsessed with perfection. Most artists agree that "perfect" would be nice, but it's ultimately impossible. Damien Chazelle was able to take that idea of such a hyperbole, and he put it on the big screen in a narrative that can't look away from.
The environment of the film is one of the best aspects of it. The creative choice to have this movie center around the drums speaks volumes not only narratively but cinematically. What better instrument than a literal instrument which so much power and drive and force and VOLUME and impact. It was a brilliant choice and the movie couldn't have better in another environment, especially with the characters that were placed in them.
It is only fitting that Whiplash pits these two powerhouse characters both obsessed with perfection. A student who wants to be the best being worked by a teacher who wants the best. It's a pseudo-Jekyll-and-Hyde foil that only gets stronger and more dangerous even after the climax of the film.
The very end of the film may be the best part about it, when we get to see the main character finally stand up to Fletcher on the stage. All the power struggles between the two characters leads up to this exciting back-and-forth that Chazelle executes beautifully. The movie definitely could've ended with the ball in either Andrew or Fletcher's court, but it didn't. The choice for them to be in it together was most likely a difficult choice, but it was a very good one.
Whiplash is an amalgamation of this somewhat exaggerated experience of being an artist, and creates a visually pleasing, cinematically captivating, and ultimately breathtaking experience.
But sometimes people need to be scolded these days.
The movie is breathtaking , one of the best movies that deal with artistic ambition ,reaching your potential and craziness.