03/03/2014 09:28 GMT | Updated 03/03/2014 11:59 GMT

'This Is Spinal Tap' Turns 30: Watch Siskel & Ebert's Original Review From 1984 (VIDEO)

Almost 30 years ago to the day (it was 2 March 1984), 'This Is Spinal Tap' hit our cinema screens.

In true cult classic style, it wasn't a big hit on its initial release - but it's become one of the film world's most beloved comedies.

Two critics, however, definitely gave it the thumbs up (two, in fact) 30 years ago: the famous duo of Roger Ebert and Gene Siskel. Watch their glowing review from 1984 above.

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