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When Harry Met Sally (1989)

In the 26 years since its release in 1989, When Harry Met Sally… has become something of a classic; so much so that it is seen as the definitive blueprint for the modern romantic comedy. 422 more words


This is Spinal Tap (1984)


Put simply, This is Spinal Tap remains one of the laugh-out loud funniest, most engrossing, and most quotable comedies of all time. The trick? Roger Ebert once wrote of another great comedy, … 104 more words

Film Reviews

Dangerously Close To Stupid

Benjamin Franklin might once have declared that everyone should have a theme beer, and I’m thinking of making ‘Dangerously Close To Stupid’ my theme beer, for obvious reasons. 1,023 more words

Beer Reviews

Mocking the Rock and Roll Culture

Rock and Roll is all about music, sex, and drugs … or so the satirical elements found in This is Spinal Tap leads the audience to believe. 624 more words

Documentary Discussions

On Location: Stonehenge

For my birthday on the 18th, I finally had the chance to visit a cultural landmark that I have wanted to see ever since I was a child – Stonehenge, the mysterious neolithic monument located in the Salisbury Plain of south west England. 90 more words

Film Grimoire

October 4 – There’s a fine line between clever and stupid

I think I had mentioned before that I have finally been granted a new staff member for my woefully understaffed department. The problem is she is very young, and my only other colleague, who has been with me for years, does not share my taste in music or movies. 532 more words


Jamie Lee Curtis’ Tesla tale goes to 'Spinal Tap'-worthy 11

Jamie Lee Curtis has signed on for lots of comedy and wild twists in Ryan Murphy’s Scream Queens (Fox, Tuesday, 8 p.m. ET/PT), but she has her own funny, kind-of-crazy story about picking up a Tesla with her husband, actor-director Christopher Guest. 325 more words