Tag Archives: Michael Winterbottom

A Cult Of One: Code 46

Welcome back to a semi-regular feature—though I realized today that it's been more than two years since I last did one of these—on FITI called ” A Cult of One,” where I highlight an older film that doesn't get much love but is worth discovering.  Directed by Michael Winterbottom | Written by Frank Cotterell Boyce… Read More

The Trip To Italy review

Written and directed by Michael Winterbottom I was so thrilled to discover this sequel exists! The first movie, The Trip, from 2011, was a whole lot of fun—Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon improvising dialogue, riffing off each other, while driving around and eating at gourmet restos in northern England. The film functioned as a gorgeous… Read More

The Trip (2011)

Directed by Michael Winterbottom Weirdly, this film has no credited writer. Maybe not so weird. It's very possible that the picture was entirely improvised by the two leads, Rob Brydon and Steve Coogan, both of whom were in Winterbottom's Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story. Something else people should know: The film is an… Read More

Another look at The Killer Inside Me

I love seeing a provocative movie every once in awhile, one that takes me by surprise,one that shakes me out of any possibility that I might be watching it for escapist reasons.The Killer Inside Me was one of those movies. I reviewed it on DVD last year, you can findmy thoughts here. I found justification… Read More