“Documentary Now!”: When laughing at documentary cinema becomes art

Sitting in front of any Monty Python movie in its original version, or its fantastic “Flying Circus», It should be a pleasure for all the senses and especially that of humor. Anything similar to the “Knights of the Square Table” exercise is genius, and the students at the school that grew up around “Saturday Night Live” (“SNL”) know a lot about that. Acolytes, actors and screenwriters like Fred Armisen, Bill Hader and Seth Meyers, regular writers and presenters like John Mulaney and directors like Rhys Thomas, flee from the ephemeral to parody the most famous documentary works in history in “Documentary Now!”. Now three and a half years After the last installment, AMC+ premieres today the fourth season of these masterpieces that not only use the best ingenuity that man has created, paying attention to detail, but have also brought along performers who abandon themselves to the game proposed by the creators of these five juicy pieces that play with the viewer’s mind, as well as with their capacity for wonder and that shy smile at the corner of the lips of the unbelievers.

“Documentary Now!”: When laughing at documentary cinema becomes art