On the Silver Screen – Whiplash

Damien Chazelle’s Whiplash explores the obsessive need people have to strive for greatness under brutal conditions. Andrew Neiman (Miles Teller) is a single mindedly ambitious Jazz drummer attending the Shaffer Conservatory school. He is singularly focused on becoming a music legend and will do whatever it takes to get there. Throughout the film his obsessesion…

On the Silver Screen – Men, Women & Children

Jason Reitman’s Men, Women & Children offers commentary on the role of digital communication in the lives of a group of parents and their children as they try to navigate their various relationships. This is probably the right time for a film like this to come out given the modern world’s reliance and addiction to…

On the Silver Screen – The Rewrite

Hugh Grant stars as Keith Michaels in The Rewrite, the story of a form award winning screenwriter who is forced to accept a teaching position to pay the bills when he has no luck finding work as a screenwriter. A film about screenwriting should tread carefully as it will ultimately be laughed at for not…