Warner Bros. An Open Letter After WW84 Rollout

Warner Bros. Pictures botched the theatrical and streaming rollout of Wonder Woman 1984 in one of the worst ways possible. I was very outspoken on Twitter upon learning that the Wonder Woman 1984 embargo would be lifting on December 15.  Why?  Because once again, the studio decided to screen their film for select press–including those press members participating in press junkets and receiving swag for doing so.  In choosing who got to see the film…

"Warner Bros. An Open Letter After WW84 Rollout"

Wonder Woman 1984 Is Thrilling Entertainment

While Wonder Woman 1984 never quite lives up to its groundbreaking predecessor, it is still thrilling entertainment in its own right. Before I get started with the rest of my review: there is a mid-credits scene. Press screeners did not include any scene after the credits.  This is the most important thing to know going into the film. I want to get this out of the way right now: I am judging the film on…

"Wonder Woman 1984 Is Thrilling Entertainment"

Wonder Woman 1984 to HBO Max or Summer 2021

Wonder Woman 1984 will either get an early streaming release on HBO Max or be postponed yet again until summer 2021. We all saw the writing on the wall.  Would Warner Bros. be able to stick the landing or have to postpone again?  Listen, I love the theatrical experience.  One always expects to this this kind of film on the big screen.  We are in a global pandemic.  Studios have make a big decision in…

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Blockbuster Tentpoles: The Streaming Conundrum

When it comes to blockbuster tentpoles, the studios are less likely to unload onto a streamer so as to preserve the theatrical experience. I can’t blame studios and filmmakers for wanting to preserve the theatrical experience.  Listen, I miss going to theaters myself but at the advice of medical experts, it’s just not going to be feasible without a vaccine.  I’ll be staying home until it’s truly safe to return.  Theaters are hurting and there’s…

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