Patty Jenkins had some not-so-nice things to say about streaming movies during a Los Angeles Times-hosted panel at CinemaCon. I’m probably the millionth person to chime in on Patty Jenkins’s comments but at this point, I don’t care. But let me preface this with the following comment: I feel for every filmmaker who has seen their films disrupted by the pandemic. None of us asked to be in this situation and we’re making the best…"Patty Jenkins Refers To Streaming Movies As “Fake”"
After launching day-and-date in both theaters and HBO Max, fans can now bring Wonder Woman 1984 home to watch on home video. What follows is my original review of the film from its December launch: While Wonder Woman 1984 never quite lives up to its groundbreaking predecessor, it is still thrilling entertainment in its own right. I want to get this out of the way right now: I am judging the film on its own…"Wonder Woman 1984 Is Now On Home Video"
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"
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 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…"Wonder Woman 1984 to HBO Max or Summer 2021"
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…"Blockbuster Tentpoles: The Streaming Conundrum"