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How does "This is Spinal Tap" adheres to the style of Documentary?

“This is Spinal Tap” is an 1984 American mockumentary written and also starring Rob Reiner, Christopher Guest, Michael McKean and Harry Shearer. It is directed by Rob Reiner and this mockumentary uses many documentary characteristics and techniques. 115 more words


Monday Merriment: A Little Spontaneous Combustion, Anyone?

Welcome back, everyone. As you can see, I’ve titled this post “A Little Spontaneous Combustion, Anyone?” because it’s my first work day of 2015 and I feel like having  223 more words


Top 11 Happy Acts of 2014

In keeping with the time-old tradition of looking back at the best and worst of in 2014, I thought I would share my Top 10 Happy Acts of 2014. 380 more words

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