WarnerMedia, and AT&T at large, cares about one thing above all else: profit. Corralling paying customers for HBO Max any way that makes sense is paramount. The Snyder Cut is the perfect product: an extremely vocal, visible built-in fan base that will pay whatever they can, however they can to see Snyder’s vision come to life and market the film for AT&T as much as possible for free, is the kind of dedication a company like WarnerMedia dreams of at night. … [Read more...] about Snyder Cut fans demanded AT&T’s attention, and now AT&T is demanding their cash
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Netflix has plenty of great licensed movies, too, and an absolute ton of originals, but right now the breadth of the HBO Max library makes an immediately exciting first impression. This feels like a real cinema lover's offering, which you'd expect from a movie studio that's been around as long as Warner Bros. That could easily change over time, though, as Netflix makes more awards contenders like Marriage Story and The Irishman and continues to secure great older movies to stream. … [Read more...] about Netflix vs HBO Max: why it’s a closer fight than you think
If you’re a fan of running down a series of corridors away from the monster of the week while enjoying quirky characters and trips to the far future and distant past, all wrapped in alternating veils of mystery, horror, action, and adventure, then there’s no better show than Doctor Who. The show follows a mad human-like alien who stole a cranky time machine that’s stuck in the shape of an old English police box. The alien’s species can regenerate and are rarely found without at least one companion by their side and several enemies all around them. While it’s currently unclear when the next season of the show will arrive on HBO Max, you can find a nearly endless stream of binge-worthy content in its first 11 seasons. … [Read more...] about What to Watch on HBO Max at Launch
In terms of original movies in the works, Superintelligence, starring Melissa McCarthy, author film Let Them All Talk from Steven Soderbergh, and legal comedy Bobbie Sue starring Gina Rodriguez. Expect a suite of original reality TV shows and kids' shows, too. Animated original Scoob!, starring Mark Wahlberg and Zac Efron, will launch on-demand while cinemas are closed by the coronavirus, but it hasn't been confirmed for HBO Max yet. The Sundance 2020 award winner, Charm City Kings, is also coming to HBO Max after the company picked it up from Sony. There's also a ten-part dark comedy starring Jean Smart (of Watchmen fame) as a Las Vegas diva. … [Read more...] about HBO Max: price, free trial, movies, the Snyder Cut and more explained
On day one, HBO Max will also have popular older shows Friends, The Big Bang Theory, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Doctor Who, Rick and Morty, The OC and more available to stream. Some shows on The CW like Batwoman and Katy Keene will also stream on there. On the movie side, a big launch highlight is 20 Studio Ghibli movies. Over the first year, you'll see over 2000 movies added to the service. Every Batman, Lord of the Rings and Matrix movie will live on HBO Max at some point, too, including the award-winning Joker. … [Read more...] about HBO Max finally has a release date – but is its launch content any good?