A teacher (J.K. Simmons, right) berates a student (Miles Teller) in “Whiplash.”
A teacher (J.K. Simmons, right) berates a student (Miles Teller) in “Whiplash.” SONY PICTURES CLASSICS
A teacher (J.K. Simmons, right) berates a student (Miles Teller) in “Whiplash.” SONY PICTURES CLASSICS

Review: ‘Whiplash’ a mesmerizing tale of ambition

November 13, 2014 08:00 PM