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Old 05-27-20, 06:51 PM
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Re: HBO Max — Warnermedia streaming service launches May 2020

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If you're still confused, here's CNET's walk through that attempts to explain it all.

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Bob Greenblatt, who is in charge of HBO Max, said today that eventually Go and Now will merge and become only HBO Max.
They should have done the merge of Go and Now from the beginning. Never understood why there was 2 apps for the same service.
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Re: HBO Max — Warnermedia streaming service launches May 2020

I don’t understand what’s different? They just have some older Cinemax series’ and new Kendrick one and WB movies and stuff? What’s the big deal?
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Re: HBO Max — Warnermedia streaming service launches May 2020

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I don’t understand what’s different? They just have some older Cinemax series’ and new Kendrick one and WB movies and stuff? What’s the big deal?
No Cinemax stuff. Tons more movies, Friends, Fresh Prince, Big Bang Theory and all the old HBO catalog stuff.

Friends Reunion show coming. More exclusive series on the way. Snyder Cut.

Most importantly, no extra cost, just the same price as HBO.
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Re: HBO Max — Warnermedia streaming service launches May 2020

Originally Posted by OldBoy
I don’t understand what’s different? They just have some older Cinemax series’ and new Kendrick one and WB movies and stuff? What’s the big deal?
Warner Bros library. TCM TNT, TBS, CNN, Cartoon Network, Crunchyroll, Adult Swim, Sesame Street, Looney Toons, Studio Ghibli, DC and all of HBO. Various WB TV series.

No Cinemax.
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Boy do they have a vast amount of Criterion titles, even down to that massive Olympics collection. Yeah, this is a massive library they have here. All the Godzilla films....so much stuff.
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and Criterion. OldBoy you can see the list of content on one of the previous pages,
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Boy do they have a vast amount of Criterion titles, even down to that massive Olympics collection. Yeah, this is a massive library they have here. All the Godzilla films....so much stuff.
But like I suggested here, no Criterion licensing or designations. Felt that was too in conflict with the Criterion streaming service to allow.
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Originally Posted by DJariya
Warner Bros library. TCM TNT, TBS, CNN, Cartoon Network, Crunchyroll, Adult Swim, Sesame Street, Looney Toons, Studio Ghibli, DC and all of HBO. Various WB TV series.

No Cinemax.
Which is pretty weird. With Cinemax all but dead, HBO should have incorporated them into Max. I bet some people will be more enticed to sub to HBO Max is they include Cinemax and their library of After Max (Skinemax) films.
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But like I suggested here, no Criterion licensing or designations. Felt that was too in conflict with the Criterion streaming service to allow.
I'm aware, but stuff like the Olympics collection isn't something you would find anywhere else for the most part. It's basically a good chunk of Criterion titles sans label, as you stated.
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Which is pretty weird. With Cinemax all but dead, HBO should have incorporated them into Max. I bet some people will be more enticed to sub to HBO Max is they include Cinemax and their library of After Max (Skinemax) films.
Cinemax killed the late night softcore porn a several years ago when they launched original scripted shows. So Skinemax does not exist anymore. They show legit movies now 24/7.

They're basically the bastard child of HBO now.
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I watched 3 episodes of the new Looney Toons. They were pretty fun to watch. They run about 12 minutes each.

I also watched the Pilot of the new show Love Life and it was decent. I'll finish the next 2 later.
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Originally Posted by DJariya
Warner Bros library. TCM TNT, TBS, CNN, Cartoon Network, Crunchyroll, Adult Swim, Sesame Street, Looney Toons, Studio Ghibli, DC and all of HBO. Various WB TV series.

No Cinemax.
Right. It's the combining of all of their libraries added to their HBO content that's a big deal.
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I still have Cinemax and they're pretty much the clutch hitter of my bundled streaming media. I have it bundled with HULU for $4.99 per month right now. I also have Starz for $4.99 via HULU.
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So if I subscribe to HBO through Optimum do I have this for free? Or if I have Hulu, but not hbo through that.
And I have HBO Go which has all the series’ like Oz, Wire, GoT, etc. What else could I need. If free fine, I’ll check it out, but too much to watch anyway. I’ll try Love Life, but that’s it.

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Yup. Optimum has free. Watching first ep of Friends on android Sony tv. Bit it plays like it’s in real life and I have subtitles that I can’t get off...
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Yay. This is fun. Lots of content. Thanks for clearing things up guys.
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Fun little channel. Easy navigable menus. Nice HD. Not bad for nothing. Fixed the subs and pic. First Friends looks really good. Nice I got on iPhone and tv. Will try amazon stick tomorrow.
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I can confirm that I get HBO Max for free with my AT&T fiber internet. I'm impressed with the content selection. Looking forward to watching some HBO shows I always wanted to watch and checking out some of the TCM content as well.
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Fun little channel. Easy navigable menus. Nice HD. Not bad for nothing. Fixed the subs and pic. First Friends looks really good. Nice I got on iPhone and tv. Will try amazon stick tomorrow.
You literally read nothing in these threads, do you?
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Fun little channel. Easy navigable menus. Nice HD. Not bad for nothing. Fixed the subs and pic. First Friends looks really good. Nice I got on iPhone and tv. Will try amazon stick tomorrow.
It doesn't work on Amazon Fire Stick or on Roku - basically two-thirds of home streaming devices. We have discussed it at length here.
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People have just been sideloading it for fire tvs, it works fine.

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2020 and no setting to disable auto play. I even looked from the browser like Netflix hides it.

Hobbit and LOTR are the theatrical versions. No extended cuts of BvS and Suicide Squad.
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2020 and no setting to disable auto play. I even looked from the browser like Netflix hides it.

Hobbit and LOTR are the theatrical versions. No extended cuts of BvS and Suicide Squad.
Regarding the Hobbit, it's boggles my mind that they only have two of the three movies and those two are apparently leaving soon.
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Regarding the Hobbit, it's boggles my mind that they only have two of the three movies and those two are apparently leaving soon.
Yeah I thought I only saw two of them when I searched.

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