Trip To Italy (2014/MPI/IFC Blu-ray)
B+ Sound: B+ Extras: C Film: B
those of you who may not know, The Trip to Italy is a 2014
British dramedy (comedy/drama) that's written and directed by Michael
Winterbottom and stars Rob Brydon and Steve Coogan. It is the sequel
of Winterbottom's TV series The Trip, whose second season also
titled The Trip to Italy broadcast on BBC Two, following the
film's premiere at Sundance and the sequel to a hit feature film as
well. This film is pretty entertaining from start to finish and has
some pretty great locations and cinematography to boot.
has been commissioned by a newspaper to go on a driving tour of Italy
from Piedmont to Capri, partly following in the footsteps of the
great Romantic poets. Steve joins him, and as they journey through
the beautiful Italian countryside, they talk about life,
relationships, do fantastic impersonations of Michael Caine, and
and Picture on the disc are top notch with a 1080p high definition
presentation in a widescreen 1:85.1 aspect ratio. The sound mix is a
crystal clear, lossless DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 track. Subtitles are
on the disc in English SDH and Espanol. Extras include Special
Features, Deleted Scenes, and Trailer.
Trip to Italy is a good watch if you have a taste for British
comedy and especially if you can't afford a trip to Italy yourself!
James Harland Lockhart V