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    Unique ID Code: 0000009530
    Added by: DVD Reviewer
    Added on: 23/10/2000 12:58
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    This Is Spinal Tap Special Edition (2 Disc Set) (UK)

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    Does for rock and roll what "The Sound of Music" did for hills
    Certificate: 15
    Running Time: 80 mins
    Retail Price: £19.99
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    You’re about to get personal with one of music history’s greatest – and loudest – heavy metal bands... Spinal Tap!

    Whether or not you`re a die-hard fan of the group, you’ll love this detailed `Rockumentary` (if you will) of England’s legendary Spinal Tap. Acclaimed commercial director Marty DiBergi takes behind-the-scenes for an intimate look at the band whose time has come... and gone... and come again...

    Through interviews, rare footage and lots of music – including classic Tap tunes like `Big Bottom` and `Hell Hole` – you’ll get acquainted with David St. Hubbins (lead guitar), Nigel Tufnel (lead guitar), Derek Smalls (lead bass) and every drummer who ever lived – and died – for this renowned rock band.

    Be apart of the sights, sounds and smells of this celebrated heavy metal phenomenon. It’s an experience you’ll never forget. And as for the special edition? Well, it`s the same film... only louder.

    Special Features:
    Interactive Menus
    Scene Access
    Audio Commentary by Spinal Tap
    New interview with Rob Reiner
    Over One Hour of never-before-seen Footage & Out-takes
    Catching up with Marti Di Bergi
    Original Theatrical Trailers
    4 Music Videos
    6 TV Commercials
    Flower people press conference

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: German
    CC: English

    Directed By:
    Rob Reiner

    Written By:

    Harry Shearer
    Christopher Guest
    Michael McKean
    Tony Hendra
    David Kaff
    R.J. Parnell
    Rob Reiner

    Soundtrack By:
    Harry Shearer
    Rob Reiner
    Michael McKean
    Christopher Guest

    Director of Photography:
    Peter Smokler

    Kim Secrist
    Robert Leighton
    Kent Beyda

    Costume Designer:
    Renee Johnston

    Production Designer:
    Bryan Jones

    Karen Murphy

    Metro Goldwyn Mayer

    Your Opinions and Comments

    10 / 10
    This Is Spinal Tap is a great movie. I first saw this about 5 years ago when one of my friends bought it on CD Rom. it was one of the first movies to be released in that format and it had lots of extras on it then.

    Now I don`t have widescreen or a fancy sound system so I can`t really comment on the quality of the picture and sound [I watch my dvd`s on a 14" portable] But according to the box it`s 5.1 soundtrack and it has English and German subtitles.

    As far as the extra`s go the 2 disk set it full of em. This disk has one of the best commentery tracks I`ve heard with the cast of the band in character talking about the film. It also has an in character interview with Rob Reiner in character as Marty DiBergi. The disk also has 4 Spinal Tap video`s, the usual trailer and tv spots. Disk 2 also contains over an hour of Never-Before-Seen-Footage with lots of scene`s or alternative scene`s cut from the film... Only thing that might have been nice would be Rob Reiner doing a commentry but as he`s narating the film it`s probably kind of pointless

    Excelent movie, excelent extras

    A+ from me....
    posted by Chris Brannigan on 6/1/2002 17:59
    5 / 10
    I Know its a cult movie and its watchable,nice to see Patrick Macnee in a comedy.Maybe it just wasnt my taste the picture and sound didnt impress me either good extra features though
    posted by Filmbuff1970 on 18/2/2002 19:46