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    Interview: Michael Winterbottom Talks Reteaming With Steve Coogan & Rob Brydon For 'The Trip To Italy'

    Michael Winterbottom has had one of the most diverse and unpredictable careers of any director working: across 22 films in 20 years, he’s tackled virtually every genre, with films set all over the world, working with everyone from A-list stars like Angelina Jolie, to non-professional actors. And thi...

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    SPECIALTY BOX OFFICE: 'Trip to Italy' and 'Frank' Best of New Sundance-Premiered Openers as 'Life After Beth' Lags

    Three high-profile Sundance 2014 films top the grosses for this week's specialized openers. Comedy "The Trip to Italy" (IFC) and music drama "Frank" (Magnolia) fared best in theaters only--from distributors who often use day-and-date Video on Demand avenues. A third, zombie flick "Life After Beth" (...

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    Review: Michael Winterbottom's 'The Trip To Italy' Starring Steve Coogan And Rob Brydon

    If you haven’t seen Michael Winterbottom’s 2010 “The Trip,” stop everything right this second and watch it (hint: it’s on Netflix.) Initiated as a BBC television show, UK viewers have already been put in stitches by Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon’s antics therein. Playing fictionalized versions of them...

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    TIFF Adds Ethan Hawke, Robert Kenner Docs, Announces Masters, Midnight Madness and Vanguard Programs

    Kevin Smith's "Tusk" and Michael Winterbottom's Amanda Knox-inspired drama "The Face of an Angel" are slated to screen as part of the Midnight Madness and Masters programs, respectively.

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    Watch: Michael Winterbottom, Steve Coogan, and Rob Brydon Are Back for Seconds in 'The Trip to Italy' Trailer

    Following up 2010's "The Trip," director Michael Winterbottom is back with the great comedic pair Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon for the sequel "Trip to Italy," which takes the battling wits out of England and on a tour of Italy.

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    Watch: All Roads Lead To Rome In New Trailer For 'The Trip To Italy' With Steve Coogan & Rob Brydon

    The weather is getting warmer, the days are getting longer, and soon it will be the season of roadtrips and vacations. But if you're not able to get away, hanging out with Steven Coogan and Rob Brydon as they galavant around Italy might be the next best thing.

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    Watch: Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon Reunite for 'The Trip to Italy'

    In Michael Winterbottom's 2010 TV-morphed-to-movie "The Trip," Steven Coogan and Rob Brydon strike up hilarious chemistry while dining, driving, and imitating Michael Caine through northern England. Now the sequel is on its way, finding the same pair doing a lot of the same things and more, this tim...

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    Watch: Steve Coogan & Rob Brydon Hit The Road In New Teaser For 'The Trip To Italy'

    There were few greater comedic pleasures in the last few years than spending time with Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon as they drove around the English countryside, trading barbs, jokes, impressions and eating a string of fabulous meals. Playing heightened versions of themselves in Michael Winterbottom'...

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    15 Underseen And Overlooked Dystopian Futures In Film

    It's not easy creating a dystopian future on film. Ask the producers of "Divergent," which opens this week (read our review). Not only do they need to establish a demented future where we live under draconian rules, but they must do so over multiple films. Given that there are several different elem...

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    WATCH: Deleted Musical Number from Steve Coogan's 'The Trip' (NSFW)

    Not to put too fine a point on it, in Monty Python style, the refrain of this profane Steve Coogan musical number cut from "The Trip" is "everyone is a bit of a c..t sometimes." It's funny.

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