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This is Spinal Tap

Few movies cross the line between life and art so easily, or so repeatedly, as This is Spinal Tap. It is the greatest rock and roll movie ever made, the greatest mockumentary ever made, and one of the funniest movies ever made. 941 more words

Movies

Now You Can Watch 'Animalympics', Thanks To @DiscoverSonar

‘Animalympics’ is an animated made-for-TV movie made in 1980. The movie is animated but features the voices of Billy Crystal, Gilda Radner, and Harry Shearer. 137 more words

Dharma / Tibetan Buddhism

The Simpsons (2)

The Simpsons/FOX/1989+ (Missing Arm)

Herman Hermann (Harry Shearer), the disabled owner of Herman’s Military Antiques in the town of Springfield, USA. He first appeared in the episode “Bart the General.” 132 more words

Physically Impaired

The Bigger They Come Part 13 (Godzilla, 1998)

Instead of  just re-editing existing films, American  studios got the rights to produce an actual American Godzilla feature.  And so, being an American feature, they thought they should rebuild Godzilla from the ground up.  221 more words

Action Movies

THE LAST LAUGH (2017, doc)

 Greetings again from the darkness. The best comedy often touches a nerve. Jokes can make us feel uncomfortable and even a bit embarrassed for laughing. Although the best comedians are traditionally those who attack the politically correct world we live in, there are certain topics that remain taboo even to the bravest comedians: child molesting, rape, AIDS, 9/11, and the Holocaust. 381 more words

Documentary

Flavorwire’s Guide to Indie Movies You Need to See in March

In the indie house as in the multiplex, the calendar year takes some time to get going. But here we are in the full swing of spring movie season, and this month’s art-house offerings are particularly strong, spanning performance films to dark comedies to ghost stories to comic documentaries, and everything in between. 1,888 more words

Film

S02 E02: This Is Spinal Tap (1984)

1984 brought us many fine things but This is Spinal Tap surely ranks among the finest. Its genuine charm and affection for the subject matter is a joy to behold even as they exploit with subtle wit every code and convention the documentary genre and the ’80s heavy Rock scene has to offer. 29 more words

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