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Pixar’s ‘Soul’ was so popular on streaming that it beat ‘The Office’

Pixar/Disney There was little doubt Pixar’s Soul would find a large audience by going straight to Disney+ in many countries, but it’s now clear just how successful that strategy was. Deadline reports that the existential movie topped Nielsen’s streaming rankings for December 21st through December 27th, racking up 1.669 billion minutes of viewing. It even …

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HBO Max’s ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ audience helps fast-track a sequel

Warner Bros. There’s little doubt that WarnerMedia had high hopes for Wonder Woman 1984’s simultaneous debut on HBO Max and in theaters, and that trust appears to have been well-placed. Warner Bros. is fast-tracking development of Wonder Woman 3 based on both its relative success at the pandemic-struck box office ($16.7 million in the US) …

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Sony says WarnerMedia’s HBO Max gamble helped its movie business

REUTERS/Danny Moloshok Directors aren’t thrilled about WarnerMedia’s decision to release every 2021 movie on HBO Max, and that’s proving to be good news for at least one rival. As The Verge reports, Sony Pictures chief Tony Vinciquerra told CNBC in an interview that his studio has enjoyed a “bit of a boom” from Hollywood creators …

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HBO Max lists all the devices that can play ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ in 4K HDR

Tomorrow at noon WarnerMedia will release Wonder Woman 1984 on HBO Max, and if you have a subscription and the right device, then you can watch it in the highest quality possible with 4K, HDR (either HDR 10 or Dolby Vision) and Dolby Atmos audio. When Warner confirmed 4K was in the works for its …

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Recommended Reading: Driving the Ford Mustang Mach-E

James Lipman/Ford 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E first drive: Worth the hype Lawrence Ulrich, Autoblog The marketing hype was at an all-time high for Ford’s “Mustang” EV, but thankfully, the American automaker has met expectations. Autoblog took the Mustang Mach-E for a spin and offered some impressions as to how it stacks up against the rest …

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HBO Max patches its Roku hole six months after launch

Enlarge / Whip it good, HBO Max. Aurich Lawson / HBO Max As 2020 draws to a close, HBO Max’s 2020 stumble into the streaming-video fray has begun smoothing out, and the subscription service will soon seal its biggest North American gap: a spot on the Roku marketplace. Starting tomorrow, December 17, North American Roku …

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HBO Max has landed on PS5

Aaron Souppouris/Engadget If you’ve been lucky enough to get your hands on a PlayStation 5, you can now use it to watch HBO Max. The service has landed on the console ahead of the December 25th streaming premiere of Wonder Woman 1984. Xbox Series X and Series S owners have had access to HBO Max …

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The new ‘Mortal Kombat’ movie reaches theaters and HBO Max on April 16th

Warner Bros. When Warner Bros. announced plans for day-and-date releases across theaters and HBO Max for its entire 2021 slate, the studio mentioned that release dates are subject to change. One of the movies on deck is the new James Wan-produced Mortal Kombat flick, which previously had a January 15th release date, but now is …

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Warner Bros. will release entire 2021 film slate in theaters and on HBO Max

Enlarge / WarnerMedia dealt another blow to struggling movie theater owners by announcing it will release its entire 2021 slate of films simultaneously in theaters and on HBO Max. AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images via Getty Images Just a few weeks ago, we learned that Wonder Woman 1984—whose release has been delayed multiple times in the face of …

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Amazon Prime Video Channels will reportedly lose HBO access next year

Presley Ann via Getty Images Amazon will stop offering HBO as a standalone Prime Video Channel next year, according to CNBC. The company offers HBO as a channel subscription for $15 a month to Prime subscribers who can then access its programming through Fire TV. After Amazon’s current agreement expires with WarnerMedia in 2021, though, …

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