Laura: "Oooh, Liam, nice. Wow, heh, boobs. Shit, Christina Ricci is hot. Wow, Justin Long is kind of retarded. Really weird cinematography.
*Fast-forward like 10 minutes.*
Why is all of this necessary? Wait, what? Who is that kid? What? Uhm, okay...? Why did she just do that? Oh, look, it's that weirdo again. Shit, no, don't do that. Wait, whaaaaaaat? Oh my god... Okay, so at least something happened. So she's dead? No, wait, she's not. She is? Fuck, man.…
There is nothing like hearing someone say something bad about a movie and then re-watching it to figure out if they were right to realise it's a masterpiece. So I saw Whiplash for the second time and I realised it's a masterpiece.
After seeing it for the first time last year I thought it was the best film of the year. After seeing it the second time this year I realised it is quite possibly one of the best movies I've ever seen.
Thank you, Damien Chazelle.