Poster: The Trip, 2011. Directed by Michael Winterbottom, and based on BBC series of the same name.
Confession: I have a really loud laugh.
And yes, I know that can be very annoying in the cinema. I really can’t help it (or the sometimes-accompanying snort), but (thankfully?) I don’t often see films that really, really make me laugh.
The Trip is an exception. Fortunately, the people around me in the cinema thought so to, and I was largely drowned out.
The Trip is a foodie comedy road movie shot through with a sort of wistfulness that perhaps comes from the two lead actors playing versions of themselves. The film is constructed from edited-together footage from a BBC TV series in which the two — Steve Coogan and Rob Bryden — visit a series of restaurants in the north of England which Coogan has (for the purposes of the story)…
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