Tag: Film Review

1 April 2016

Film Review: Miles Ahead

Miles Ahead Directed by Don Cheadle  Starring Don Cheadle, Ewan McGregor, Emayatzy Corinealdi       Set in 1980, an era of self-induced retirement for Davis, and shortly before his Eighties comeback, the film leans heavily on the fictional adventures of Miles and the fictional ‘composite character’, Rolling Stone reporter Dave Braden, played superbly by Ewan […]

1 February 2015

Film Review: Whiplash

Whiplash Starring Miles Teller and J.K. Simmons. Directed by Damien Chazelle. Sony Pictures (2014). On general release.   Warning: This film has a strong component of jazz (and jazz education) in the story line.     Whiplash has had rave reviews from the regular critics and been popular with audiences. (It received a score of 95% […]

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