You could call this an argument of quantity vs quality. As a premium cable channel, HBO makes far fewer shows than Netflix, but with an incredibly high hit rate. Netflix has plenty of new shows every single week, but many series you'll probably never watch. Still, for breadth and regularity of content, Netflix is still the king for TV. We look forward to seeing HBO Max challenge that, though. … [Read more...] about Netflix vs HBO Max: why it’s a closer fight than you think
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While those fans took part in elaborate campaigns, doing everything from protesting outside of Warner Bros. headquarters in Burbank, California, to more positive ventures like taking out advertising in Times Square, the studio moved forward with its own DC Universe. Wonder Woman’s success quickly garnered director Patty Jenkins a sequel; Aquaman performed well at the box office in 2018, and Shazam! was praised by critics. Even the less-than-well-received Suicide Squad is returning for a second film, this time with Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn behind the camera. … [Read more...] about Snyder Cut fans demanded AT&T’s attention, and now AT&T is demanding their cash
College Girls, meanwhile, is a teen show from The Mindy Project's Mindy Kaling. Rap Sh*t is about a Miami-based female rap group trying to get famous. Search Party, a great-but-overlooked TNT adult mystery drama, is moving to HBO Max for its third and fourth seasons. Post-apocalyptic drama Station Eleven is based on the book of the same name. Made For Love is an adaptation of Alissa Nutting's novel, starring Cristin Milioti. Generation is a Lena Dunham-produced show about modern sexuality in a conservative environment. A new version of teen drama Gossip Girl is in the works, with Kristen Bell returning as the titular character in voice only and Selena Gomez is fronting a cooking show, so far called Untitled Cooking Project. … [Read more...] about HBO Max: price, free trial, movies, the Snyder Cut and more explained
David Bowie: The Last Five Years In addition to original dramas, HBO has always been known for their thought-provoking, deep-diving documentaries, and David Bowie: The Last Five Years is no different. David Bowie is one of the greatest and most constantly evolving musicians to grace the planet, and his death in 2016 left a void that may never be filled. This original HBO documentary examines Bowie’s work on his last two albums, The Next Day and Blackstar, all while drawing beautiful contrast on the artist’s life through interviews with friends and collaborators. … [Read more...] about What to Watch on HBO Max at Launch
HBO Max also has a big selection of new originals in the works, including a Friends reunion special and a Michael Mann-directed adaptation of the book Tokyo Vice starring Baby Driver's Ansel Elgort. Recently, three new HBO Max series to be produced by JJ Abrams were revealed: Justice League Dark, based on the DC characters, The Shining spin-off Overlook and an original '70s drama called Duster. … [Read more...] about HBO Max finally has a release date – but is its launch content any good?