Category "whiplash"

What is the point of the girlfriend scenes?

A friend of mine asked me this after seeing Whiplash (2014) last night, and I was not quite happy with my own answer, so I'll throw it out there to see if someo

Why the character name "Johnny Utah"?

Lately watching this incredibly inspiring film Whiplash (2014), I've heard this name "Johnny Utah" in the movie. When Andrew Neiman was late for the competitio

Drummer is called 3 hours earlier on day 1 band rehearsals in Whiplash

Why does Terence Fletcher (JK Simmons) call Andrew (Miles Teller) 3 hours early on the first day of rehearsal in the band? In the movie they show Andrew rushin

Do jazz/classical musicians find "Whiplash" accurate?

I find "Whiplash" to be a great movie, literally a masterpiece, but here's what I want to ask. I'm coding and writing articles for a living, and in 95% percen

Ending of Whiplash...revenge or not?

Was the ending of Whiplash revenge or not? One, I don't believe Fletcher would destroy his own reputation to get back at Andrew. So would he really give up h

Did Andrew report Fletcher for being an abusive teacher?

After watching the film Whiplash I wasn't sure if Andrew actually reported Fletcher to the woman who was sorting things out with Andrew's father. This event l

Exact scene where we can see Sophie in Whiplash

In the movie Whiplash, where is the scene where we can see Kavita Patil? All I know is that she plays a character named Sophie who is the assistant of Terence F

Is Caravan meant to have the drum solo, in-universe?

At the end of Whiplash, Andrew plays Caravan with the band. He then goes off in a huge drum solo for the movie's climax. Sear