Having a character time travel to a different era is nothing new, but making that character Adolf Hitler is a novel idea. This concept works probably way more than it should and while Oliver Masucci isn't the best Hitler on film (Bruno Ganz gets my vote), he totally owns this role.
1. the lashing action of a whip
The whip striker, JK Simmons, has been scaring me ever since I first saw him in HBO's prison series Oz. If Shaffer Conservatory did a proper, thorough background check on Fletcher, JK's character in Whiplash, they would have found out that he really was an ex-con with a violent past and a prison record. His presence on screen in both Whiplash and Oz is simply terrifying and borderline insane. But…
"I feel a bit lightheaded. Maybe you should drive."
In 1998, Terry Gilliam directed a wild ride of a film, 'Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas'. Starring Johnny Depp as the prolific Hunter S Thompson and Benecio Del Toro as the ever-so-charming Dr. Gonzo. Depp idolized Hunter S Thompson and became good friends with him, which allowed Depp to pinpoint HST's mannerisms. One could argue that this is just another role for Depp where he utilizes what we'll call 'Jack…