The Trip

Culinary adventures plus British wit equals great fun
Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon
Directed by Michael Winterbottom

Michael Winterbottom’s latest feature, “The Trip” which stars Steve Coogan (pictured, right) and Rob Brydon (a BAFTA-nominated actor who's very popular in Great Britain), makes for brilliant improvisational comedy. The film is set largely in restaurants throughout northern England and is a hilarious take on the conversations between two comedians as they attempt to outdo each other in celebrity ... more >

Hamlet 2

Rock me sexy Hamlet?
Steve Coogan, Catherine Keener and Joseph Julian
Directed by Andrew Fleming

As William Shakespeare said, “The play’s the thing,” right? So that’s where we’ll start, rating a Tucson high school’s performance of the musical sequel to the Bard’s masterpiece – Hamlet 2, anchored by the show-stopping and possibly damnation-inducing number “Rock Me, Sexy Jesus.” (That title reminds me of an old dilemma – if I download “Jesus Christ Superstar,” am I at risk of spending an ... more >