If Warner Bros. Discovery shelving Batgirl wasn’t enough, HBO Max quietly removed 6 films launched as Max Originals. The following titles are no longer streaming on the streaming service per a Variety report: An American Pickle Charm City Kings Locked Down Moonshot Superintelligence The Witches HBO Max also quietly removed House Party from its schedule. Did anyone even notice? If House Party is also cancelled completely, the studio is going to have a third title…"HBO Max Frustratingly Removes 6 Original Films"
While studios figure out their film slates for 2021-2022, what they should not be focusing on are films that are set during a pandemic. Listen, I was attracted to the cast of Locked Down more so than the logline itself. But in spite of this, my feelings after watching the film last week have only grown stronger. I do not want to see any more pandemic-set films while living through a pandemic. In case you’re living…"Pandemic-Set Films: Are They Worth It?"
Locked Down has the tough responsibility of being one of the first major studio films to take place during the Covid-19 pandemic. Filmmaker Doug Liman may be ambitious enough to want to film in outer space with Tom Cruise. But before doing that, he went about filming this project during the pandemic. Many of us have been living this horror movie since last March–some in worse circumstances than others. One thing this film does get…"Locked Down: A Feature Film For Covid Era"