Transcending Self for the American Dream in Whiplash

Chris breaks down what was so arresting about the final sequence in Whiplash.


Nightcrawler: The Hollow Man

Nightcrawler (2014) is a tense thriller follows Lou Bloom as he forces himself into the sensational world of crime journalism. What motivates him, and how does his behavior personify the films major themes of blind ambition and the American dream? Chris Maher explores this and more below.