Whiplash ---- best movie I've seen in a long time

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Whiplash ---- best movie I've seen in a long time

Post by Tirofijo » Thu Dec 10, 2015 9:51 pm

JK Simmons nailed it as the physically and mentally abusive band leader, but the kid playing the lead was excellent as well.

Watch it.

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Post by Grandpa's Spells » Thu Dec 10, 2015 10:21 pm

Simmons was super-good. Colbert had a funny comment on people who didn't like Whiplash:
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Post by Pinky » Fri Dec 11, 2015 4:54 pm

I'm planning on re-watching it soon. I saw it on a Japanese airliner (minus the naughty words) after failing to drug myself to sleep, and I still thought is was great.
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Post by Gav » Fri Dec 18, 2015 3:17 pm

Best film I saw this year.
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Post by Kazuya Mishima » Mon Jan 11, 2016 6:35 pm

Exceptional film. Very riveting and emotional.

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Post by vern » Fri Jan 15, 2016 5:54 am

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