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Pass the Remote: Pixar’s shiny new ‘Cars,’ a day of Pasolini and Oscar hopefuls at Doc5

Emeryville-based Pixar gives its “Cars” franchise a much-needed tune-up and polish with its upcoming Disney+ episodic. “Cars on the Road” tops our list of what to stream in this week’s Pass the Remote, which also points you to a terrific one-day, in-person celebration of the 100th birthday of the late Italian filmmaker Pier Paolo Pasolini, along with a scintillating South Bay documentary film festival that showcases five films with big Oscar hopes. Pass the Remote gives the intel on all.