This one goes to 11!
Over the last 35 years, This is Spinal Tap has become a revered movie that has shaped American culture and influenced film-making. Join director and co-writer Rob Reiner as he shares stories from his expansive career along with the making of Spinal Tap after a screening of the movie. A limited number of VIP photo ops with Rob will be available.
This is Spinal Tap is the holy grail of mockumentary style film-making. While critics (New York Times, Newsweek, Chicago Tribune among others) have praised the film, the audience that it resonated most with was that of musicians and their fans. Disciples include Jimmy Page, Ozzy Osbourne, Kurt Cobain and members of U2, Aerosmith & Metallica.
The New York Times placed the film on their list of “the best movies ever made” while the Writers Guild of America ranks it as the 11th funniest screenplay in film history. This is Spinal Tap was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry in 2002.
About Rob Reiner
An American actor and filmmaker who has made an undeniable impression on film and TV. As an actor, Reiner first came to national prominence with the role of Michael Stivic on the ground-breaking TV series All in the Family earning him two Emmy Awards. As a director, Reiner has been recognized for his many films including Stand By Me, A Few Good Men, Misery, The Princess Bride and When Harry Met Sally…