Tag - Harry Shearer

Tap Goes Unwigged

Okay, so this is interesting: long having used the onstage personas of Spinal Tap and The Folksmen, the twisted trio that is Christopher Guest, Michael McKean and Harry Shearer are doing something different: just being themselves. It makes...

Tom Waits wearing Christmas lights

13 Days of Xmas 2008, Day 9: More Somewhat...

So last year we were entertaining ourselves with a little askew holiday music from the likes of Tom Waits and Leonard Cohen. Now it’s time to check out a jazzy little number popularized by superstars Spinal Tap entitled...

Stuff: They Saved Hitler’s Brain: The...

I am now officially happy as hell. Jon and Al Kaplan, the batshit crazy yet brilliant duo behind Silence!, the Silence of the Lambs musical, are doing the songs and book for They Saved Hitler’s Brain, being remade as a sci-fi musical...

Stuff You Need to Know, Friday, June 20, 2008

The director of Atlas Shrugged has been shunted from the project, so Cinematical reports. I’m in favor of this. Maybe the next director can jettison the screenwriter, in favor of somebody who’s actually read the book–and...

The Simpsons: Bart Wars (2005) – DVD...

Cosette says, "Overall, this set is pretty fabulous if you take it for what it is. The episodes themselves are worthy and the feature we do have is good. But on the other hand, it's only got three episodes that aren't already on DVD and it's...

Godzilla (1998) – Movie Review

Written by: Dean Devlin & Roland Emmerich, based on the character owned by the Toho Company Directed by: Dean DevlinStarring: Matthew Broderick, Jean Reno, Maria Pitillo, Hank Azaria, Harry Shearer My Advice: Wait for MST3K It seemed...