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WATCH: Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon Skewer 'The Dark Knight Rises' and Give Us More Michael Caine

Photo of Beth Hanna By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood April 24, 2014 at 1:11PM

Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon's Michael Caine bonanza from Michael Winterbottom's 2010 series-turned-feature "The Trip" is now the stuff of impression legend. With the sequel, "The Trip to Italy," arriving in theaters soon, the second season of the series is also unspooling; watch a clip below from Episode One where Coogan and Brydon do Caine as butler Alfred -- and then mimic the whole unintelligible "Dark Knight Rises" family, including Christian Bale as Batman and Tom Hardy as Bane.
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Steve Coogan Rob Brydon Dark Knight Rises

Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon's Michael Caine bonanza from Michael Winterbottom's 2010 series-turned-feature "The Trip" is now the stuff of impression legend. With the sequel, "The Trip to Italy," arriving in theaters soon, the second season of the series is also unspooling; watch a clip below from Episode One where Coogan and Brydon do Caine as butler Alfred -- and then mimic the whole unintelligible "Dark Knight Rises" family, including Christian Bale as Batman and Tom Hardy as Bane.

Watch below. "The Trip to Italy" premiered at Sundance. It has stateside distribution with IFC Films. Meanwhile, "The Trip" is streaming on Netflix.

This article is related to: Video, Video, Trip to Italy, Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon, Michael Caine


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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.