‘Whiplash’ is a 2014 American drama film written and directed by Damien Chazelle. Miles Teller plays an ambitious young jazz drummer learning his trade at a fiercely competitive music school. His desire to become like his hero Buddy Rich brings him into conflict with an aggressive and abusive instructor, played by J. K. Simmons. This is one especially for all jazz drum officianados, the finale featuring a rollicking big band drum solo. Simmons was winner of the 2014 Oscar for best supporting actor.
All films are shown at the Beecroft Art Gallery
Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS2 6EX
Movies from 2pm – entrance free.
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Jazz Centre Movies April 2018