With two central performances of the quality and power Miles Teller and J K Simmons bring to Whiplash this is certainly a film you’ll be hearing about come Oscar time next year. Arriving at this year’s London Film Festival with a wave of hype Damien Chazelle’s Whiplash is a powerful work on the dangerous dynamic between teacher and student.

The cast and crew were on hand this evening in Leicester Square as the premiere took place. Our men Cassam Looch and Colin Hart were on hand to speak with them.

All of our LFF coverage is here, do see Whiplash when you can – it’s a powerful film and Simmons in particular is masterful.

If you missed it you can see our coverage from the Whiplash press conference here.

Miles Teller

J.K. Simmons

Writer / Director  Damien Chazelle

Producer Helen Estabrook