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Dan’s Movie Corner

February 24, 2021 - 05:00
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Greetings from Dan’s Movie Corner, where, at the end of each month, I’ll give an update on what stood out from what I’ve watched. I started off the month with “Mel Brooks: Unwrapped,” a 2018 HBO doc from Alan Yentob, a BBC journalist who combined all of his interviews with the 94-year-old Oscar winner. Yentob employs a loose, time-jumping structure that I don’t think is effective, but the documentary is worth it to see Mel hang with Carl Reiner. There’s also a great bit that Mel riffs on regarding Jews in the Catskills that had me crying from laughter. “Mel Brooks:

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