The Trip – 4 Stars

Michael Winterbottom’s road movie stars Steve Coogan (as himself), who is assigned to review restaurants in the English countryside.  The trip was supposed to be a romantic one with a girlfriend, but she dumped him, and his last-minute traveling companion is fellow comic Rob Brydon.  The duo match wits and more importantly, impersonations.  The banter is astonishingly sharp, urbane and funny.




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