SDFF 2014 Review: ‘Whiplash’ Runs on Raw Emotion and Powerful Energy

Whiplash 2014 San Diego Film Festival Review

Whether it’s concerning the state of jazz or the film industry, there has been a certain lack of vitality within both camps. They just don’t make ’em like they use to. But in this particular case, Whiplash radiates such remarkable, raw energy that it sticks with you well after the last cymbal crash. A movie so intoxicating that you’ll forget you’re watching actors and not the real thing. Continue reading

Official ‘Men, Women & Children’ Trailer Seeks a Connection (81 Screenshots)

Men Women and Children Official Trailer

How little do we know about the people that we know? Has technology destroyed the way we act with one another? In Jason Reitman’s new film, Men, Women & Children, takes a somber look at the way we connect with one another, or how we aren’t connecting. Watch the new full-length trailer after the break. Continue reading

‘Men, Women & Children’ Teaser Paints a Melancholy Look at Technology (48 Screenshots)

Men Women and Children Teaser Trailer

Technology has run rampant in our everyday lives, and director Jason Reitman wants you to know about it in his big ensemble adaptation of Men, Women & Children. From cell phones to home computers, it’s pretty difficult to breakaway from our interactive light screens. How has the digital age affected human interaction? Watch the trailer after the break and see for yourself. Continue reading

‘Whiplash’ Trailer: Miles Teller Wants to Be One of the Greats (99 Screenshots)

Whiplash Movie Trailer and Screenshots

The first trailer for Whiplash has arrived, which may or may not spark a jazz revival with its electric performances and swinging soundtrack. Sophomore director Damien Chazelle turned the winning Sundance short into a full length feature, which will release later this year. This is a movie that you should anticipate come awards season. Watch the trailer after the jump. Continue reading