Film Review: Whiplash

Posted on by 5WC in Film

Usually when you come out of a film you know what you think, you understand if you’ve enjoyed it, if you’ve hated it and the emotions, thoughts and opinions it’s formed within you. But having just seen Wishlash, I can say, for the first time ever, I have absolutely no idea as to what I am currently experiencing. In fact, I’d almost go as far as to say I’m feeling somewhat numb.

Before you think that this sensation of devoid nothingness is going to lead to an echoing review, let me just say that I think a lot of how I am feeling is down to the fact that I’m still absorbing this film, still taking it in. Still coming to terms with the sheer power and presence it has. It’s a heavy hitting film that screams directly into you as it not so much conveys its narrative position but rather slams it down your throat. Read more