Watch List Weekly Recap 7/29/22
A New Hollywood legend passes away, an actor-turned-director debuts his first film, and recommendations for what to watch in theaters and on streaming services.
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On Monday, I wrote some words of appreciation for director Bob Rafelson, seen above with Jack Nicholson, who he launched to stardom and who remained a friend to the end. Rafelson died last week, and he’s responsible for more items in your cultural memory bank than you may realize.
I don’t usually do interviews in the Watch List, but “Office” co-star B.J. Novak’s from my home town, he has a new movie out — his first as director — and he’s good, dry, witty fun to talk to.
For New Release Friday, a Hulu premiere (“Not Okay,” above), plus best bets for weekend viewing in theaters and on the streaming services.
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