The Trip Reviews

September 25, 2003
Despite its flaws, it eventually gets under your skin and is sweetly moving.
September 5, 2003
There is absolutely nothing that hasn't been said more compellingly and originally somewhere else, and said often.
September 5, 2003
The story's third-act detour into tragedy is predictable and unwelcome, providing a resolution that is too pat and familiar to be moving.
August 1, 2003
By the time it's over you'll be able to fill a bumper sticker with everything you've learned.
July 21, 2003
The screenplay has huge holes, character motivations are inexplicable, the tone switches from serious to loopy and back to serious, and the editing is choppy and uneven.
July 10, 2003
The Trip almost dares you not to like it, even when its script heads in all the wrong directions.
June 19, 2003
Riddled with romantic and political cliches but is often redeemed by the charismatic performances of Braun and Sullivan.
June 5, 2003
A journey well worth taking, encompassing a tender, wrenching love story set against an 11-year span of the gay rights movement, from 1973 to 1984.
June 5, 2003
As so often happens in queer moviemaking, the attempts at raucous humor distract from the lovers.
June 2, 2003
This is a trip where you will likely find yourself asking, 'Are we there yet?'