A promising young drummer enrolls at a cutthroat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student’s potential.
“Whiplash’. Recommended by Amy McGuiness: Go here to see the trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7d_jQycdQGo
Director/Writer: Damien Chazelle
Stars: Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Melissa Benoist
Melissa Marie Benoist (born October 4, 1988) is an American actress and singer known for her portrayal of Marley Rose on season four and the start of season five on the Fox musical comedy-drama television series Glee. Aside from her role on Glee, she has appeared in a number of television series including Homeland, The Good Wife and Law & Order. Benoist’s first film was in singer Mariah Carey’s Tennessee. She appeared in director Damien Chazelle’s film Whiplash (2014), which won top prizes (Grand Jury and Audience awards) at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, January 2014. She has completed filming Danny Collins set for a 2015 release, starring Jennifer Garner, Al Pacino, and Annette Bening. Melissa is from Littleton, CO!