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9 emotional reactions everyone had when watching Whiplash

All about that Jazz.

WHIPLASH IS BEING talked up as one of the best movies of the year. It was released in these parts last week – and it’s safe to say that everyone is loving it.

The movie focuses on a young jazz drummer – played by Miles Teller – and his enrolment in a top music school under the tutelage of J.K Simmons’ tyrannical head jazz teacher.

If you haven’t seen it yet, prepare yourself for these reactions:

1. J.K Simmons is terrifying

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2. The music is incredible

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3. And the drumming, specifically, is INSANE

4. It’s a physically intense watch

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Those J.K Simmons eyes – they will haunt your dreams.

5. You need a lie down straight after

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6. You feel the immediate need to praise it to everyone

7. How did Miles Teller survive?

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So. Much. Drumming (and punching).

8. Shock at how quickly it was filmed

How did this happen?

9. The desire to see it again. Right away

It’s that good.

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