No, she doesn’t think that and I don’t either. But if you’re NOT watching Season 2 or you didn’t catch Season 1, you ARE missing out. Helen Mirren introduces each episode perfectly, which is shot in a different style of documentary filmmaking, and gives us the background on some of the most important stories that never happened.
IFC‘s Documentary Now! lovingly parodies some of the world’s best documentaries that never were. They always star Fred Armisen and Bill Hader. They aren’t always laugh out loud funny but more bizarrely amusing. (Think more Monty Python than SNL)
Here’s a scene from The Bunker, an upcoming film on Documentary Now! Season 51. (Really Season 2)