Whiplash tells the story of an ambitious young jazz drummer, Neiman (Miles Teller), who attends the exclusive and fictional Shaffer Conservatory in New York. Neiman idolises Buddy Rich and has grand aspirations which begin to become actualised when he catches the eye of jazz instructor, Fletcher (JK Simmons). Fletcher is a vicious, ruthless and manipulative … Continue reading Review: Whiplash (2014)
Review: Heavy Trip (2018)
Heavy Trip (Finnish: Hevi Reissu) is a Finnish road trip comedy flick about a metal band given the opportunity to play at a festival in Norway.
Review: The Lure (2015)
The Lure (Polish: Córki dancingu – "The Daughters of Dance Party") is a Polish adaptation of The Little Mermaid in the form of a horror musical which mostly takes place in a strip club in the '80s.
Review: the films of Cate Shortland
Cate Shortland is one of Australia's finest filmmakers, and all three of her films feature young female protagonists forced to fend for themselves whilst dealing with unfortunate circumstances as they proceed on a psychological, sexual and moral journey towards adulthood.