Tag: steve coogan

An ever-spinning reel – Rob Brydon and Steve Coogan return in The Trip to Spain

Rob Brydon and Steve Coogan are back on the road for another restaurant tour: after covering the North of England and Italy throughout the last two series, the pair are off to Spain for some fine dining, driving, occasional chatting...

/ 17th May 2017

Julian Barratt brings Mindhorn out of retirement in a wickedly funny sleuth spoof

If years of watching films has taught me anything, it is that spoof films rarely occupy a middle ground – they are normally either wickedly funny, or painfully unfunny. Thankfully, Mindhorn, starring and co-written by Julian Barratt (co-creator of The Mighty...

/ 16th May 2017

Film review – Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa (2013

When first hearing that there would be a film featuring the beloved comedy creation, Alan Partridge – I’m sure many and myself included shuddered at that prospect. The character failing to jump the hurdle onto the big screen would have...

/ 21st August 2013

Film review – The Look of Love (2013)

Michael Winterbottom is a very hit and miss director; I enjoyed 24 Hour Party People, A Cock and Bull Story and The Trip but his other works can be complete misfires. The Look of Love is another misfire to be added to Winterbottom’s filmography....

/ 8th May 2013