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Tuesday | Guitar World

'This Is Spinal Tap' Gets the Lego Treatment - Video

In honor of the 30th anniversary of the greatest rock parody film ever made, we present a few scenes from 1984's This Is Spinal Tap - in stop-motion Lego form! By the way, if you still haven't seen This Is Spinal Tap , you might want to "right that wrong" as soon as possible.


Related Topix: Harry Shearer, Michael McKean

Tuesday | Chicago Reader

Reader's Agenda Tue 7/29: Spinal Tap, The Qualms, and Crocodiles

Music writers Greg Kot and Jim DeRogatis, hosts of the radio program Sound Opinions, continue their movie series in Millennium Park tonight with the ultimate fake rockumentary, This Is Spinal Tap .


Related Topix: Michael McKean, Harry Shearer, Chicago, IL

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Detroit News

Review: Great stars shine in a loving and familiar 'And So It Goes'

A self-centered realtor is suddenly left in charge of a granddaughter he never knew existed in 'And So It Goes.'


Related Topix: And So It Goes, Celebrities, Real Estate, Michael Douglas, Diane Keaton

Sun Jul 27, 2014


Connections The Doors and Spinal Tap?

Rob Reiner talks with Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot and the 30th anniversary of "This is Spinal Tap" including a connection with The Doors.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Doors, Theater, Arts, Chicago, IL

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Globe and Mail

A Master Builder: An indefinite take on a definite classic

The new film from Jonathan Demme, A Master Builder , chronicling the latest theatrical collaboration between Andre Gregory and Wallace Shawn, is a project you really want to work.


Related Topix: Vanya on 42nd Street, Drama Movies, My Dinner with Andre, Andre Gregory, Manhattan, Comedy Movies, Adventure, Wallace Shawn, Movies, Entertainment


Musical films inspired by real-life musicians

Christopher Guest and Michael McKean in "This Is Spinal Tap": Great films, but not true musical biopics.


Related Topix: This Is Spinal Tap, Comedy Movies, Music!, Michael McKean, Harry Shearer, Davenport, IA, Movies, Entertainment


'And So It Goes' review, starring Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton

It is a sad fact, but it has to be said, if it wasn't said already. As a director, Rob Reiner's glory days are behind him now, as And So It Goes proves.


Related Topix: Wall Street, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Michael Douglas, Horror Movies, Thriller, Misery, Stand by Me, Comedy Movies, The Princess Bride, Adventure

Tue Jul 22, 2014


CS Video Interview: Rob Reiner Returns with And So It Goes

Few filmmakers have made as much a mark on the popular cinema of the past thirty years as director Rob Reiner has done with his '80s classics like This Is Spinal Tap , The Princess Bride and When Harry Met Sally , three movies that have been incredibly influential on many movies made in the decades since.


Related Topix: This Is Spinal Tap, Comedy Movies, Music!, The Princess Bride, Adventure, Michael McKean, Harry Shearer, Entertainment

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Daily Mail

Mike Myers and Harry Shearer attend Monty Python's final live show in London

Mike Myers and This Is Spinal Tap's Harry Shearer are among the stars at Monty Python's final live show in London When comedians reach the levels of being branded legends, it's often easy to forget that they themselves have heroes they look up to.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Eric Idle, This Is Spinal Tap, Comedy Movies, Comedy, Music!, Animated TV, The Simpsons, Harry Shearer, Entertainment, Television

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Sentinel & Enterprise

'Better Call Saul' supporting cast announced

AMC is confirming that Michael McKean is joining series star Bob Odenkirk in "Better Call Saul," the much-awaited prequel to "Breaking Bad."


Related Topix: Breaking Bad, Entertainment, Television, This Is Spinal Tap, Comedy Movies, Music!, Michael McKean, Bob Odenkirk, Harry Shearer

Tue Jul 08, 2014


Rob Reiner shares 'Princess Bride,' 'Stand By Me,' 'Spinal Tap' stories

Filmmaker Rob Reiner says he wasn't aware he was making classics at the time he shot This is Spinal Tap , The Princess Bride , Stand By Me , When Harry Met Sally , A Few Good Men and The American President .


Related Topix: Stand by Me, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Adventure, The American President, The Princess Bride, Thriller, Crime Movies, A Few Good Men, Movies, Entertainment

Sat Jul 05, 2014


The 8 Ball 7.05.14: Top 8 Movie Soundtracks

The 8 Ball 7.05.14: Top 8 Movie Soundtracks Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 07.05.2014 From Prince's Purple Rain and the Beatles' A Hard Day's Night to Pulp Fiction , This Is Spinal Tap and more, 411's Jeremy Thomas counts down the top 8 movie soundtracks of all-time! Welcome, one and all, to the 8 Ball in the Music Zone! I'm your host Jeremy Thomas and ... (more)


Related Topix: Harry Shearer, Michael McKean, Music, Entertainment