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'Whiplash' Review: Simmons Fascinates in Villainous Turn

Marcus T. Wright | Posted 05.02.2015 | Entertainment
Marcus T. Wright

Teller's performance as Andrew Neiman, an outsider type who finds his muse through playing the drums, is a well-crafted, grounded turn.  Neiman awkwardly walks through life, only finding solace when he's banging on the drums.

J.K. Simmons Is Now An Oscar Winner

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 02.26.2015 | Entertainment

J.K. Simmons won Best Supporting Actor at the Oscars on Sunday for his performance in "Whiplash." In the film, Simmons plays fearsome band teacher ...

J.K. Simmons Channels 'Whiplash,' Yells At 'SNL' Cast In Drum-Off

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 02.01.2015 | Entertainment

Oscar nominee J.K. Simmons has played a variety of characters, from the Farmers Insurance guy to the voice of the yellow M&M (Shocked? Us too). But it...

'Whiplash' Star J.K. Simmons To Host 'SNL'

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 01.21.2015 | Comedy

J.K. Simmons will host the Jan. 31 episode of "Saturday Night Live." The actor, who's been a mainstay of the industry for years with roles in pro...

J.K. Simmons Recalls Slapping 'Whiplash' Co-Star Miles Teller

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 01.06.2015 | Entertainment

"Whiplash" has earned accolades for its intense, harrowing depiction of the rigorous journey of a young drumming student (Miles Teller) and his relati...

Matthew Jacobs

One Of These 22 Men Will Probably Win Best Supporting Actor

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.02.2014 | Entertainment

Welcome to For Your Consideration, HuffPost Entertainment's breakdown of all things Oscar. Between now and Feb. 22, 2015, entertainment managing edito...

J.K. Simmons And Patricia Arquette Get Big Oscar Boosts

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.23.2014 | Entertainment

The New York Film Critics Circle announced its annual awards on Monday, the year's first critics' prizes and something of a reliable indicator of Osca...