Funny satire of middle America and talk shows, featuring cast members of "Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman" and 2/3 of Spinal Tap!
Live and behind-the-scenes with the meatheads of metal. Is that redundant? The hilarious Shearer directs with dead-pan perversity.
In this satire on the contemporary rock music scene, an American documentary filmmaker examines the phenomenon of an aging heavy-metal band from England. Lots of celebrity cameo appearances add to this must-see for every young music fan!
Nigel Tufnel from Spinal Tap explains his slightly different view on what c...
Rob Reiner joins HuffPost Live to discuss the wide range of influence that 'This Is Spinal Tap' has had over the years.
Promoter Bobbi Flekman (Fran Drescher) and manager Ian Faith (Tony Hendra) are featured as the band runs into trouble over their album cover at an industry confab in This Is Spinal Tap, 1984.
Documentarian Marty DeBergi (director Rob Reiner) interviews rockers David St. Hubbins (Michael McKean) and Nigel Tufnel (Christopher Guest) about their childhood and their audience in This Is Spinal Tap, 1984.
Lead guitarist Nigel Tufnel (Christopher Guest) shows documentarian Marty DiBergi (Rob Reiner) his guitar collection and specially modified amps in This Is Spinal Tap, 1984.
David (Michael McKean), Nigel (Christopher Guest) and Derek (Harry Shearer) visit Graceland, then reminisce with Marty (Rob Reiner) about an early hit and a late drummer in This Is Spinal Tap, 1984.
David (Michael McKean), Nigel (Christopher Guest), Derek (Harry Shearer) and the band find a longer trip than expected from the dressing room to the stage in Cleveland in This Is Spinal Tap, 1984.
David (Michael McKean) and Nigel (Christopher Guest) emerge from their pods without trouble but not so Derek (Harry Shearer) as the band performs Rock'n'Roll Creation in This Is Spinal Tap, 1984.
Director Marty DiBergi (co-writer and director Rob Reiner) explains his perspective in the opening scene from This Is Spinal Tap, 1984.
Sort of like This is Spinal Tap
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REVIEWS SO FAR FOR ‘ALCOHOCAUST’:
“Australia’s fiercest, funniest and sharpest comedian… a dazzling one-hour laugh fest that’t alternately dribble-down-your-chest, roar-till-your-sides-hurt funny and achingly poignant. The most hilarious hour of stand up that you will see.” NEWS OF THE WORLD *****
“Genuinely hilarious” SUNDAY TIMES ****
“Alcoholocaust is a blistering assault of comedy brilliance.” TIME OUT ****
“Jim Jefferies is a great observational comic… And he only uses the word c**nt 14 times!” SCOTSMAN ****
“Jefferies is currently stand-up comedy’s most irresistible force.” HERALD *****
“Other comedians may cut to the bone, even draw blood but when Jefferies is in full flow he is the stand up equivalent of Spinal Tap, with a single jab he can turn a cacophony of laughs into winces, gasps and giggles.” METRO ****
“Jim Jefferies is now one of the biggest names in comedy worldwide. A full on comedy superstar” THE LIST ****
“His timing and delivery is masterful and Jefferies has the audience in the palm of his hand within the first few minutes.” EDINBURGH FESTIVAL MAGAZINE *****
“He delivers a rousing roundhouse of laughs, barely giving his audience time to inhale between gasps of ecstatic outrage. Hugely enjoyable by his dedicated army of filth fans.” BROADWAY BABY *****
“Hysterical, filthy and pleasantly shocking. Jefferies has lost none of his frank and brutally honest wit…” HAIRLINE *****
“Buy a ticket and enjoy a real comedy superstar.” ONE 4 REVIEW *****
“One of Jefferies finest comedic attributes is his skill at crafting a monumental anecdote… comedy gold…” SPOONFED.CO.UK ****
“Painfully funny” BRITISH COMEDY GUIDE ****
“He reveals himself to be an evocative storyteller, showing that behind all the brutal bluster is a comic with heart” CHORTLE ****
“The self-styled super offensive Australian stand-up does not disappoint. The material is truly outrageous and Jeffries’ impressive stage presence is alternately lively and laconic. Moreover, the construction of his routines is actually very clever” BIG ISSUE ****
“It’s a master-class that stretches the very levels of human decency, hitting heights never afforded to even the likes of Lenny Bruce, Richard Pryor and Bill Hicks” STV
Inspiring folk musician, Sven, signs up for guitar lessons and gets a heavy metal madman for a teacher. All hell breaks loose. Just Hilarious!!!!! Best Heavy Metal Spoof, since Spinal Tap.
A Scumbags Comedy sketch.
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