Steve Coogan has been asked by The Observer to tour the country's finest restaurants, but after his girlfriend backs out on him he must take his best friend and source of eternal aggravation, Rob Brydon.
When famous DJ Alan Partridge's radio station is taken over by a new media conglomerate, it sets in motion a chain of events which see Alan having to work with the police to defuse a potentially violent siege.
Tommy Saxondale is an ex-roadie with anger management issues and his own pest control business in Stevenage. Having survived a hostile divorce, Tommy now lives with his girlfriend Magz. ... See full summary »
Alan Partridge a failed television presenter whose previous exploits had featured in the chat-show parody Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge, and who is now presenting a programed on local radio in Norwich.
Years after their successful restaurant review tour of Northern Britain, Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon are commissioned for a new tour in Italy. Once again, the two comedy buddies/rivals take the landscape as well as the cuisine of that country in a trip filled with witty repartee and personal insecurities. Along the way, their own professional and personal lives comes in as these slightly older men's friendship comes through. Written by
Kenneth Chisholm (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Like the previous film, The Trip, Rob Brydon and Steve Coogan improvised their scenes together. See more »
Toward the end of the movie (33 minute to the end), they are showing and commenting about a fruit they call "kumquat" which is in fact a "Physalis" also called "Cape Gooseberry", a fruit originally from Chile and Peru. A Kumquat is like a miniature orange with leathery leaves, and is rarely eaten raw because of its citrus like flavor. A physalis has a paper-like husk like a tomatillo and is very sweet when ripe. See more »
I promise you I haven't sabotage the sound system because of my aversion to your karaoke inclinations
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Vier Letze 'Im Abendrot'
Composed by Richard Strauss & Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff (as Joseph von Eichendorff)
by permission of Boosey & Hawkes Ltd, An Imagem Company
Performed by Elizabeth Schwarzkopf and Philarmonica Orchestra
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I was so disappointed as I have liked Steve Cougan's previous work. The movie tried to give the impression that the dialogue between Cougan and Brydon was spontaneous but came over as completely premeditated and precisely scripted so it lost all credibility. The dialogue -- especially the very good impressions by Brydon -- we so overdone and self serving they became tedious and we both were looking at our watches after 40 minutes. I hardly laughed at this comedy; the shots of the food and scenery were stunning but were too fleeting to add value to the plot.
Too many in-jokes and poetry/movie-aficionado references only heightened the impression that the movie is a self- serving Ego-trip.
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