There are various Siri remote shortcuts that you can use when watching a movie or TV show the Apple TV. These shortcuts are taps that do different things, and make your TV experience better.
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When You Watch a Movie, a Single Tap ] the Siri remote shows you how far away in the movie you are and how much time is left. If you tap again this will indicate the time you started the movie and the time it will be finished.
You can change the remote ctrol's trackpad sensitivity by navigating to Settings> Remotes and Devices> Touch Surface Tracking your Apple TV.