This Is Spinal Tap
... movie reviews
sun 2004-jun-13 16:52:25 pdt
The night before last we watched This Is
Spinal Tap on DVD. Somewhat amazingly, I had never seen it,
even after all these years and years of having heard many of the funny
lines from it dozens of times ("this one goes to 11"). It was pretty
The deleted scenes on the DVD we have weren't all that great, though
there was some good stuff in there. Apparently one of the other DVDs
of it has some other deleted scenes (including the explanation for the
cold sores on all the band members' lips), so I wonder whether those
are any better... Ah well.
Anyway, Christopher Guest and Michael McKean are great as usual. And
Rob Reiner as the film-maker is also quite funny. But I still think
Christopher Guest's best work is Best in Show.