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Whiplash Blu-rayIf you’re an aspiring filmmaker, then no doubt the story of Whiplash (which hits Blu-ray and DVD on February 24, 2015) will inspire. Writer-director Damien Chazelle wanted to make a movie about a young jazz drummer who is pushed, perhaps a little bit too hard, toward greatness by a demanding teacher. But there was a catch: Nobody else really wanted to make the movie. Where he saw an… Continue reading 'Whiplash' Director Damien Chazelle Talks Fear, His Favorite 'Whiplash' Spoof, 'La La Land' and More
















Peter Jackson didn’t just help fund the cause of the West Memphis Three, he’s now hosting Damien Echols of the now-freed trio at his home in New Zealand. “We’re doing investigative work, we’re doing forensic work,” Jackson said Friday at a press conference. He and partner Fran Walsh have been funding legal efforts for the three Americans, who were convicted as teens. During… Continue reading Peter Jackson Hosting West Memphis 3's Damien Echols (And 'The Hobbit' Premiere) in New Zealand