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    Watch: Miles Teller is Scared to Death in this Clip from Cannes Directors' Fortnight Entry 'Whiplash'

    After winning both the audience and jury awards at Sundance this past January, Damien Chazelle's drama "Whiplash" has found itself at Cannes. In honor of the film, which is showing as part of the Directors' Fortnight selection, here is a clip featuring its stars: Miles Teller and J.K. Simmons.

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    Watch: Miles Teller Gets A Chair Thrown At His Head In First Clip From 'Whiplash'

    While drummers are often the butt of the joke, the truth is they are lynchpins to any musical group. They are crucial for keeping everybody in time, establishing the feel of the song and ensuring no one goes off course. And those responsibilities are taken to dramatic heights in the upcoming drama "...

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    Guy Pearce Joins Johnny Depp's 'Black Mass,' Hal Hartley's 'Ned Rifle' Adds Aubrey Plaza & More

    We're only three actors in, and "Black Mass" is already serving up an abundance of dudes we really like. When he's not falling over backwards into Helena Bonham Carter's closet for costumes, Johnny Depp does some of his most fascinating work, while Joel Edgerton usually owns whatever he's in. And wi...

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    Sundance Review: J.K. Simmons and Miles Teller Impress With a Ferocious Student-Teacher Dynamic in 'Whiplash'

    A feature-length reprise of Damien Chazelle's award-winning short of the same name, "Whiplash" stars Miles Teller ("The Spectacular Now") as Andrew, a budding young drummer at the country's top music school who thinks he's the next Buddy Rich, and who's instructed by the brutal Fletcher (J.K. Simmon...

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    Sundance Review: 'Whiplash' Evokes High Anxiety

    The first buzz title unveiled at Sundance, Damien Chazelle's "Whiplash," is an intense anxiety dream about a young college jazz musician ("The Spectacular Now"'s Miles Teller) who aspires to be a memorable drummer like Buddy Rich.

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    Sundance Review: ‘Whiplash’ Starring Miles Teller Leads With The Different Beat Of A Very Different Drum

    Opening the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, writer-director Damien Chazelle’s “Whiplash” may not seem to tread any new ground at first, with Andrew (Miles Teller) trying to thrive and survive in the hyper-competitive, hyper-stressed world of a Musical Conservatory in New York City. Andrew is talented a...

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    Sundance First Look: Jason Schwartzman & Elisabeth Moss In 'Listen Up Philip' & Miles Teller In 'Whiplash'

    More stars, more directors and lots of exciting stuff hitting Sundance. Our look at the movies hitting Utah continues with two indie filmmakers tackling some bigger movies....

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    Casting: Miles Teller Gets 'Whiplash'; Sam Rockwell Scares Up 'Poltergeist' & More

    As always, the wheelers and dealers in Hollywood are inking contracts and getting movies made, and quite a bit of movement has happened over the last week and a bit, so let's just dive right in...

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    Watch: Ashton Kutcher Starts a Small Tech Company Called Apple in the 'Jobs' Trailer

    After premiering to mixed reviews back at Sundance in January and having its initial April release date delayed, Steve Jobs biopic "Jobs" has finally premiered a trailer online ahead of its theatrical release near the end of the summer. "Jobs" is not to be confused with the Aaron Sorkin-scripted mov...

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    Hugh Grant's Return to Rom-Com, Untitled Marc Lawrence Film, Goes Into Production UPDATE

    Principal photography has begun in New York on Marc Lawrence's yet untitled romantic comedy, starring Hugh Grant, Marisa Tomei, Bella Heathcote, Allison Janney, J.K. Simmons and Chris Elliott.

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