Not to make you feel old, but This Is Spinal Tap turned 30 this month. Spinal Tap is unarguably the most popular rockumentary/mockumentary film of all time. The cult classic proves two things: Rockstars are predictable, and Rob Reiner is a genius. Truth in humor is what makes this film so enjoyabl ... More >>
Frances Madeson was a Missouri girl who moved to New York City. After her marriage ended, she left the big, bad city and moved to Farmington in Madison County, about an hour and a half south of St. Louis, where she set up a business writing letters and resumes for the good country people. Soon enou ... More >>
Unreal has a good hair day.
Week of May 31, 2007
Hooray for Christopher Guest’s Hollywood, where Purim gets Oscar buzz and Charlie Rose his due.
Michael Winterbottom's adaptation of a classic loads on the Bull
Columbia's True/False Film Festival tops itself. Again.
The long and tipsy road to the World Series of Beer Pong
Mrs. Henderson shakes up war-torn Britain with an assault of the flesh
Stick it to The Man and avoid this slipshod, ugly mess
Chris Guest + Will Ferrell = Happy Phyllis
Chowing down the Incredible Dog Challenge
Ron Shelton tries to mock the LA cop-buddy movie, but the joke's mostly on him
The up-and-coming St. Louis Brass Band gives some lip to more established groups
Wind bags a few charming laughs but mostly meanders
Week of May 7, 2003
Spinal Tap tapped, the Folksmen turn it way down from 11
The voice of Flanders is the voice of reason, absatively posilutely
Picking the best of a bad movie year
Two native sons seek ideal mates in the menagerie of Smiling Fish and Goat on Fire
Christopher Guest takes his comedy very, very seriously
Co-written and directed by Christopher Guest