This Is Spinal Tap

"Extraordinary"

This Is Spinal Tap Review


Perhaps the first, and certainly the best, entry into the mockumentary genre. Spinal Tap is responsible for so many American aphorisms (like "turn it up to 11") that it ought to be in the National Film Registry. Insanely funny.

Of special note is the new Special Edition DVD for the film, which features more time in extras than the entire running time of the film. Over an hour of outtakes could effectively make a new film, and a commentary track features the original cast -- in character -- discussing the movie ostensibly about them. Talk about mud flaps!



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In Theaters: Saturday 3rd March 2012

Box Office Worldwide: $4.7M

Production compaines: Spinal Tap Prod.

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Contactmusic.com: 4.5 / 5

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Starring: as Nigel Tufnel, as David St. Hubbins, as Derek Smalls, R.J. Parnell as Mick Shrimpton, as Viv Savage, as Marty DiBergi, as Tommy Pischedda

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