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Rob Reiner reminisces about ‘This Is Spinal Tap,’ reveals the key role Meat Loaf accidentally played in its conception

This Is Spinal Tap is rightfully regarded as one of the funniest films of all time, as the rock music mockumentary comedy has inspired countless other releases since it was released in 1984. Back in October I had the opportunity to talk to director Rob Reiner about his prestigious career, and...

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 3:04pm

Rob Reiner on the death of the rom-com, and why ‘When Harry Met Sally …’ wouldn’t get made today

Like the rest of us Rob Reiner has noticed that Hollywood no longer puts in the effort to bring romantic-comedies to the big-screen, which is particularly heart-breaking for the filmmaker because his long and storied career is dotted with defining entries into that genre. Last month I had the...

Friday, November 10, 2017 - 5:30pm

Why Rob Reiner feels partially responsible for the rise of Donald Trump

One look at Rob Reiner’s Twitter account shows just how furious he is with Donald Trump. But it turns out that one of the reasons why Reiner is so angry with the current President is because both he and his wife Michelle actually feel a little bit responsibility for his rise to power. ...

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 5:48pm

Rob Reiner talks ‘The Princess Bride’ turning 30

With a CV that includes This Is Spinal Tap, When Harry Met Sally …, and Stand By Me, it's clear that Rob Reiner has overseen some of the most quotable and beloved films of the last 35 years. So it says a lot about the endearing evergreen appeal of “The Princess Bride” that...

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 6:05pm

Rob Reiner on overcoming his hatred of LBJ and how Trump has changed everything

Rob Reiner isn’t your usual 70-year-old. There’s a Churchillian restlessness and energy to the actor, writer, director, producer, activist, and bona-fide American national treasure that could reinvigorate a corpse. Just one look through his CV as a director proves that Reiner isn...

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 11:59am