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“Moon Manor” (unrated, 1 hour, 43 minutes, on demand) This witty take on a novel idea that somehow eschews sentimentality is about Jimmy (Jim Carrozo), an aging and uniquely quirky man who endures the onset of dementia, as he takes his destiny into his own hands by staging his own “FUNeral” with an unusual assortment of friends. With Lou Taylor Pucci, Debra Wilson, Ricki Lake; directed by Erin Granat and Elizabeth Brissenden.

“You’re Not My Mother” (unrated, 1 hour 33 minutes, on-demand) A slowly picking up horror effort with emotional performances opens a week before Halloween when Char’s bedridden mother, Angela, disappeared. When Mum returns home to their North Dublin estate the following evening, she looks and sounds the same, but her demeanor has become creepy, as if she’s been replaced by a malevolent force. Hint: Irish folklore may be involved. With Hazel Doupe, Carolyn Bracken, Paul Reid; written and directed by Kate Dolan.

“My Best Part” (unclassified, 1h48, Apple TV, Amazon, Google Play, Vimeo) This French comedy-drama — which borders on success in both genres — is about Jérémie (Nicolas Maury from Netflix” https://www .arkansasonline.com/news/2022/mar/25/home-movies/”Call My Agent”), a struggling actor plagued by personal loss, a shambles love life and failing career, turns to his clear – led by mother Bernadette (Nathalie Baye) for support. And gets more than he bargained for. Directed by Maury.

“Writing With Fire” (unrated, 1:32, on demand) An Indian documentary — winner of the Audience Award at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival — about the women of Khabar Lahariya (“Waves of News”), all from India’s Dalit (untouchable) caste, who are preparing to switch India’s only female-run media from print to digital, even though many of their journalists do not have access to electricity at home, so that they face some of the biggest media in their country. problems. With Meera Devi, Suneeta Prajapati, Shyamkali Devi; directed by Rintu Thomas and Sushmit Ghosh.

“Page One: Inside The New York Times” (R, 1 hour, 32 minutes, HBO Max) This clever and thought-provoking documentary takes viewers inside the New York Times newsroom for 14 months from 2010, using the expertise of media journalists to capture the process of how traditional reporting and editing happens in an institution that puts facts first. Directed by Andrew Rossi.

“Pursuit” (R, 1:35 a.m., on demand) A well-crafted action-thriller — shot primarily in Arkansas — in which a tough detective crosses paths with a ruthless hacker desperate to regain his wife, who was kidnapped by a drug cartel. To complicate the story, it is possible that the father of the pirate’s crime boss is involved. With Emile Hirsch, John Cusack, Elizabeth Ludlow, William Katt, Andrew Stevens, Jake Manley; co-written and directed by Brian Skiba.

“Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber” (Showtime) This five-episode series focuses on (eventually ousted) Uber CEO Travis Kalanick and his rocky relationship with mentor Bill Gurley, a Texas venture capitalist who bets its reputation on the success of Uber, and then has to live with the consequences. With Uma Thurman, Elisabeth Shue, Kyle Chandler, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Quentin Tarantino.

“The Long Walk” (unrated, 1 hour, 56 minutes, on demand) Deliberately paced and quietly intense, this Lao mystery, set in the near future, follows an aging scavenger who exploits a ghostly companion’s ability to travel through time, hoping to save his mother from eventually suffering from a terminal illness. With Yannawoutthi Chanthalungsy, Vilouna Phetmany, Por Silatsa; directed by Mattie Do. Subtitle.


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