In this witty and incisive follow-up to
, director Michael
Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon
for a new culinary
road trip, indulging in some sparkling banter and impersonation-offs.
The characters enjoy mouthwatering meals in gorgeous settings from
Liguria to Capri while riffing on subjects as varied as Batman's vocal
register, the artistic merits of "Jagged Little Pill," and, of course,
the virtue of sequels. The Trip to Italy effortlessly melds the
brilliant comic interplay between Coogan and Brydon into quieter moments
of self-reflection, letting audiences into their insightful ruminations
on the nuances of friendship and the juggling of family and career. The
result is a biting portrait of modern-day masculinity.