The Trip

There are a lot of experiments in Michael Winterbottom’s latest film, The Trip. The two main actors, Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon, play themselves. The movie is an edit of a six episode serial that originally played on BBC2 in the UK, and was partially improvised. And large parts of it are made up of imitations, “silly voices”, and jabs that will leave you guessing whether they’re good-natured, or passive-aggressively malicious.... Read More

Killer Inside Me

I had tickets to Killer Inside Me long before all this crazy media attention it’s gotten over the past few days.  Truth be told, I didn’t even know what it was about when I made the purchase.  I just decided to tag along with my brother-in-law when he announced he was going.  Since the premiere, there’s been all sorts of stuff going around about the violence in it.  There’s this article from NYDailyNews.com, which clearly... Read More