We gave it an A-
You have to understand writer-director-actor Christopher Guest’s bizarre humor — on display in the This Is Spinal Tap rerelease — to grasp the tongue-in-cheek pompousness Best In Show‘s website (www.bestinshowonline.com ). A blustery voice-over waxes academic about the Mayflower Dog Show’s contestants (”The Shih Tzu’s likeness can be found in Chinese paintings from the seventh century a.d.,” he notes), but it’s the exclusive cutting-room-floor footage that earns this cheeky site a blue ribbon. Woof! A-
Once you lap up the video clips, feast on the stills of such canines as Rhapsody in White and Winky.