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scoper wrote: They'll be launching a cheaper hbo max service with ads in 2021, that should mean Crave will do the same, maybe a $6.99 CAD service with ads.
Press release: https://pressroom.warnermedia.com/us/me ... able-today

  • A cheaper HBO Max ads-supported tier is now live on the streaming service.
  • This new tier is available alongside the more expensive $14.99-per-month ads-free tier.
  • The price for the cheaper subscription is $9.99 a month, but it won’t have access to the newest movies.

from https://www.androidauthority.com/hbo-ma ... r-1208192/


HBO Max is also offering new and returning subscribers the option to pre-pay and save more than 15% by signing up for the ad-supported tier of HBO Max for $99.99/year or without ads for $149.99/year.
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I thought Conjuring 3 was pretty good! 4k and DV.
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^ Honestly, the premise of these type of horror movies with this type of content for my first impression I like to watch in a big movie theatre in the daytime. Second choice, at somebody's house instead of my own for first viewing. I have to wait to watch this film at my buddy's cottage this summer. LOL
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No Sudden Move | Official Trailer | HBO Max

In 1955 Detroit, a group of small-time criminals are hired to steal emerging car technology. When their plan goes horribly wrong, their search for who hired them - and for what ultimate purpose - weaves them through all echelons of the race-torn, rapidly changing city. From Academy Award-winning director Steven Soderbergh and starring Don Cheadle, Benicio del Toro, David Harbour, Ray Liotta, Jon Hamm, Brendan Fraser, Kieran Culkin and Amy Seimetz and Julia Fox.
Stream No Sudden Move July 1 on HBO Max: http://itsh.bo/hbo-max
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We watched "The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It," "In the Heights," "The Little Things" and "Those Who Wish Me Dead" on HBO Max when each came available on the service and for us, all four were "meh" at best. We couldn't even get through "In the Heights" and I thought I'd love it!! I'm starting to think watching these new releases on this service is a pointless exercise for me LOL.
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TheHans wrote: We watched "The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It," "In the Heights," "The Little Things" and "Those Who Wish Me Dead" on HBO Max when each came available on the service and for us, all four were "meh" at best. We couldn't even get through "In the Heights" and I thought I'd love it!! I'm starting to think watching these new releases on this service is a pointless exercise for me LOL.
You didn't like Heights? Damn... I thought it was amazing (albeit a bit longer than expected)
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M1GOmigs wrote: You didn't like Heights? Damn... I thought it was amazing (albeit a bit longer than expected)
I so wanted to love it. The opening number was amazing. I can't stand conversation-singing. You know what I mean? Not rap, but when two people have a normal conversation, but they do it in song. Too much of that. Plus I don't speak Spanish and I felt I was missing a lot without translations on a few of the songs. And then I saw its length and I thought "I can't watch this for this much longer." I liked "Hamilton" a million times more.

Maybe I just wasn't in the mood for a musical? It happens. I think you've given me motivation to try it again.
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TheHans wrote: I so wanted to love it. The opening number was amazing. I can't stand conversation-singing. You know what I mean? Not rap, but when two people have a normal conversation, but they do it in song. Too much of that. Plus I don't speak Spanish and I felt I was missing a lot without translations on a few of the songs. And then I saw its length and I thought "I can't watch this for this much longer." I liked "Hamilton" a million times more.

Maybe I just wasn't in the mood for a musical? It happens. I think you've given me motivation to try it again.
Yeah I think you have to come into this movie ready to watch a musical... And like all other upbeat musicals, there will be conversations done in song at times, but I don't think it's forced. People from Latin America and the Carribean come from cultures that have a tremendous love and respect for music, and it totally fits the tone.

Another thing to understand is that this musical is about a community trying to retain its cultural identity in the midst of gentrification. And the various characters are all dealing with it in different ways. The little bits of Spanish in the songs don't need to be understood to be appreciated, but they're generally not consequential. At times they're call-outs to other songs ('No pare, sigue sigue' is used a lot)... Other times they're pretty basic words (manana, abuela, barrio, cafe con leche). While other times like Lin Manuel singing the different flavours or piragua in English would just lose its charm and basically give in to the same gentrification and whitewashing that the story is making a point to combat.

Anyway, yeah give it another shot. TBH I've seen my fair share of musicals but Heights is probably the one that stuck with me well after I saw ur because it was so groundbreaking at the time, and showed me that there are other ways to do a Broadway musical. The lyrics and rhyme schemes alone are amazing and show off Lin Manuel's genius.
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ji2o0k wrote: The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It dropped today....couldn't find the thread where someone posted the trailer.....


go go go!!!
The five Conjuring-verse movies including The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It, will leave HBO Max on July 4th

Full list of movies leaving HBO Max in July
https://collider.com/leaving-hbo-max-july-2021/
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Warner Bros. will produce 10 or more movies exclusively for HBO Max in 2022
Next year, Warner Bros. looks to be moving back to a more traditional theatrical release strategy, albeit with a shortened 45-window for exclusive theatrical distribution, for many of the theatrical-bound titles on its slate.

from https://variety.com/2021/film/news/hbo- ... 235025474/
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scoper wrote: They are wisely merging HBO Max with Discovery+ to better compete with NF, Disney+.

https://www.cinemablend.com/television/ ... k-and-more
Discovery CEO David Zaslav on the WarnerMedia merger: "The regulatory process continues to move forward as planned, giving us confidence" in the targeted time frame to close the deal around mid-2022.

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/busin ... 234991500/
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Warner Bros. has agreed to a deal for an exclusive 45-day release for their movies at AMC Theatres in 2022, meaning they will not release day-and-date on HBO Max

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/movie ... 234995035/

"We're especially pleased Warner Bros. has decided to move away from day-and-date," AMC chief Adam Aron said. The pact was sealed several months ago.
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I wonder what kind of impact a 45 day window will have. It does seem a little short. A month and a bit.

It feels like it's one thing if you're going to a movie theatre to see a new movie, and the only other option is to wait 3 months or so for it to show up on VoD or Bluray. 45 days though. I can totally see myself going.. 45 days.. I could wait 'til next month to watch it.

It'll be interesting see how these Covid measures plays out on the economics of making/releasing movies.
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ABC sitcom Head of the Class about a high school class for academically gifted but socially awkward students and their teacher challenging them to open up beyond achieving high marks gets a revival at HBO Max.
Of note, original cast member Robin Givens will reprise with her character's offspring now one of the students.
A couple of the original cast also went on to some success behind the scenes.
Dan Schneider (the heavy set student) had quite a run overseeing a bunch of successful Nickelodeon shows (until some whispers of inappropriate behaviour)
Brian Robbins (leather jacketed tough guy student) was put in charge of Paramount last week.

https://deadline.com/video/head-of-the- ... in-givens/
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jenviea wrote: ABC sitcom Head of the Class about a high school class for academically gifted but socially awkward students and their teacher challenging them to open up beyond achieving high marks gets a revival at HBO Max.
Of note, original cast member Robin Givens will reprise with her character's offspring now one of the students.
A couple of the original cast also went on to some success behind the scenes.
Dan Schneider (the heavy set student) had quite a run overseeing a bunch of successful Nickelodeon shows (until some whispers of inappropriate behaviour)
Brian Robbins (leather jacketed tough guy student) was put in charge of Paramount last week.

https://deadline.com/video/head-of-the- ... in-givens/
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