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Top 10 Favorite Band Movies: Part 2

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Here is part 2 of my top 10 favorite band movies:

5. Ray

Rotten Tomatoes: 81%

IMDb: 7.8/10

Ray is one of the most bittersweet films on this list. 948 more words


5 things to do this weekend in Calgary

This is Spinal Tap at The Plaza Theatre (Friday, Nov. 28)
The Fifth Reel has found a great match for this month’s screening: local rockers Napalmpom ( 307 more words


4 questions with Napalmpom

The next installment of the Fifth Reel live-music-and-movie series at the Plaza Theatre features guileless rockers Napalmpom paired with This Is Spinal Tap, the 1984 rock-mockumentary that sends up everything from Sabbath to Queen. 380 more words


Movie Mondays: The Year in Rock - 1984

Thirty years ago a little record label called SST released more amazing albums in a row than any music company before or since. 1984 brought Husker Du’s double LP… 347 more words


Discovering A Soundtrack To Early Fatherhood

Mrs. Chase was hard of hearing and that was a good thing. Because when I dropped the needle on “London Calling,” to paraphrase Nigel Tufnel in… 381 more words

DAD 101

"This Is Spinal Tap"

1984, dir. Rob Reiner, 82 minutes

This Is Spinal Tap might have been directed by Rob Reiner, but let’s not kid ourselves, Christopher Guest and Michael McKean and Harry Shearer were at the wheel of this tour bus.   137 more words

Blurb Reviews

Harry Shearer Talks 'The Simpsons' & 'This Is Spinal Tap' Says Mr. Burns Is His Favorite Character To Voice

On the latest All Access Pass with Billy Kidd, Billy talked to the legendary Harry Shearer. Harry is known for his voice work on ‘The Simpsons’, including Ned Flanders, Mr. 490 more words