Two More Movie Reunions

Dazed and Confused, a ’90s coming-of-age comedy set in the ’70s against a largely heavy metal soundtrack, and This is Spinal Tap, an ’80s mockumentary about a fictional heavy metal band that’s been around since the ‘60s, will hold 2020-style reunions next week.

Dazed and Confused

Dazed and Confused reunion

Cast members Matthew McConaughey, Ben Affleck, Parker Posey and many more (see list in image, right) will read from writer/director Richard Linklater’s script this Sunday, October 11, at 7:30 pm ET. Cost of admission is an advance donation in any amount to the March For Science and Voto Latino Foundation on behalf of voting initiatives in Texas. You can donate at marchforscience.com/dazed and you’ll then receive an email with instructions on accessing the event.

The cast reading will be followed by a Q&A moderated by Patton Oswald.

This Is Spinal Tap

Spinal Tap reunion

Band members Harry Shearer, Michael McKean and Christopher Guest, along with director Rob Reiner, will participate in a panel on Wednesday, October 14, at 9 pm ET. Cost of admission is an advance donation in any amount to the Democratic Party of Pennsylvania at PADems.com/SpinalTap. You’ll then receive an email with instructions on accessing the event.

Once again, Patton Oswald will moderate.

The Films

If you want to stream the original movies before or after each reunion, both Dazed and Confused and This Is Spinal Tap are available to rent for $3.99 from various providers.

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