Spinal Tap

FILM (1984)

This is Spinal Tap Rob Reiner, Christopher Guest, Michael McKean Director: Rob Reiner

Sunday, 17 July, 2011, 12:00am

Handy software

More than 1 million iPads have been sold in one month. Since they are able to work with most of the 200,000 apps in the Apple App store, it's no surprise that 12 million iPad apps have already been downloaded.

31 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Savouring the sweet, sweet taste of success

There's no accounting for taste. What do you do when you grow up in the United States devoted to both The Jam - golden boys of Britain's resurgent mod movement of the late 1970s, cocky leaders of the New Wave and self-appointed political agitators - and Kiss, the American rockers in lurid face paint who inspired the likes of Marilyn Manson? First, you grow up confused.

26 Nov 1999 - 12:00am

Turning on the tap

FROM Los Angeles comes the Jazz Tap Ensemble, mixing those two great American traditions, tap dancing and jazz music, for four nights at the City Hall Theatre from August 17-20.

3 Aug 1995 - 12:00am

Rourke's drunken triumph

HOLIDAY viewing is made up of the usual mish-mash of old music specials and beauty pageants that are well passed their sell-by date, and old movies - though at least among the latter there's a couple of gems.

30 Aug 1993 - 12:00am