HBO Max

  • Wonder Woman hits 1984, but this amazon-prime fails to deliver….

    It’s 1984 and Diana Prince is working as an anthropologist at the Smithsonian, a job that allows her to indulge her perceptive understanding of history with the occasional foray into costumed superheroing when there’s armed crime at the local mall, as and when needed. It turns out one such...
  • COVID: Warner Bros.’ stunning 2021 decision sends shockwaves…

    There was something of an intake of breath when Warner Bros. announced that it was releasing Wonder Woman 1984 to US cinemas (the few that are open) and HBO Max, its premiere streaming service, (for a month) simultaneously on 25th December.  (In the UK the film will hit cinemas...
  • Call of Duty-Free: ‘Flight Attendant’ turns up like a bad Penny…

    Cassie Bowden (Kaley Cuoco) is the kind of young lady who manages to juggle, if not always elegantly, the high-flying life of a flight attendant. Happy to serve drinks while in the air and drink until dawn when on the ground, she’s a whirlwind of far-flung cities, one-night stands...
  • Breaking: HBO Max to present ‘Wonder Woman: 1984’ at Christmas…

    It was probably inevitable, but what is largely regarded as the last big 2020 movie to hold its ground is now moving off a purely theatrical release. Wonder Woman 1984, which had moved several times over the last year and was most recently scheduled for a Christmas Day 2020...
  • Hallelujah, anyway: HBO Max’s ‘ Snyder Cut’ gets new trailer…

    There’s much been made about the upcoming Snyder Cut of 2017’s Justice League. As we’ve noted previously, Snyder began as the director of the DC hero-uniting movie (starring Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Aquaman and Cyborg) but had to step away because of a family tragedy. The directing...
  • Metropolis Now? HBO-Max’s parent-trap ‘Wolves’ runs with Blades…

    On a distant, seemingly barren planet named Keplar-22b, a ship carrying two AIs and a selection of embryos crashes down and begins a new chapter in the battle for humanity’s soul. The two AIs ‘Mother’ and ‘Father’ attempt to fertilise the embryos and raise the resulting infants to help...
  • It Cuts Both Ways: First glimpse of FOUR-HOUR ‘Justice League’…

    Most people now know that 2021 will bring Zack Snyder’s own cut of the Justice League to HBO Max. Director Joss Whedon finished the movie in 2017 after Snyder had to leave the project due to a family bereavement and with it came a large amount of controversy –...
  • GOTHAM PD? Batverse procedural flies to HBO Max…

    We’re still some time away from the much-discussed ‘The Batman‘, yet another big-screen take on Gotham’s famous vigilante, this time featuring Robert Pattinson and directed by Matt Reeves. The standalone film, currently scheduled for October 2021, is not part of the same interconnected continuity that connects other parts of...
  • A ‘League’ of its Own?: Can the ‘Snyder Cut’ both ways?

    The existence of a ‘Snyder Cut‘ of Justice League had become something of a joke and a cause celebre in the last few years. It relates to the fact that during a possibly turbulent production, controversial director Zack Snyder had to cut short his duties on the Justice League...