Saturday, March 15, 2014

This Is Spinal Tap At 30


Happy thirtieth birthday to This Is Spinal Tap, which licked the world's love pump in March of 1984. It remains the funniest, truest, most emotionally honest movie ever made about rock & roll and the people who live for it.

Actors Michael McKean (above right), Christopher Guest (above center) and Harry Shearer (above left) (who play St. Hubbins, guitarist Nigel Tufnel and bassist Derek Smalls, respectively) navigate the hazy boundary between sublime comedy and painful flop with laid-back genius.






The jokes have never gotten tired, either. So Billboard took a look back at the top 11 rock clichés 'This Is Spinal Tap' lampooned so perfectly the movie is still a part of pop culture 30 years later. GO HERE

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