Classic Review – This is Spinal Tap (1984)

Jordan and Eddie (The Movie Guys)

This is Spinal Tap

Title – This is Spinal Tap (1984)

Director – Rob Reiner (When Harry Met Sally)

Cast – Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, Harry Shearer, Tony Hendra, Rob Reiner

Plot – Filmmaker Marty DiBergi (Reiner) follows rock n roll band Spinal Tap on a fateful tour around the United States. The band features many a character from lead singer David St. Hubbins (McKean), guitarist and backup singer Nigel Tufnel (Guest), bearded bassist Derek Smalls (Shearer) and dedicated if not entirely astute manager Ian Faith (Hendra).

“I believe virtually everything I read, and I think that is what makes me more of a selective human than someone who doesn’t believe anything”

Review by Eddie on 18/02/2014

This is Spinal Tap is so entrenched into popular and movie culture that it feels like there is nothing new to say about this joyous and quite frankly awesome mocumentary that without a doubt would be more…

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