If HBO were a new platform, these mistakes would be nigh unforgivable and we would see greater customer backlash. But because HBO is a storied service with a multiyear streaming history and a preexisting viewer base that has already delivered content viewers are addicted to, they can get away with what would otherwise sink a new platform. Can you imagine if Netflix asked an additional $5 for access to siloed content? There would be mass outrage. But because HBO was already asking a premium price that did not change with the addition of more content, it feels like a great deal. … [Read more...] about I’m not mad, HBO Max, I’m just disappointed
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Filmmaker Scott Derrickson, who directed Marvel Studios’ Doctor Strange, will direct the still-untitled sequel to Labyrinth. According to Deadline, Derrickson will direct the project from a script penned by Maggie Levin, who wrote and directed the Valentine’s Day episode of Hulu’s horror anthology series Into the Dark, as well as the sci-fi comedy series Miss 2059. … [Read more...] about Labyrinth sequel finds its way to Doctor Strange director Scott Derrickson
Loyal fans of Rick and Morty? Parents currently over-exposed to youth-targeted at-home programming? Animation lovers just looking to unwind with some raunchy, late-night content? There are many camps of TV watcher likely delighted that the popular series is in the process of unspooling its fourth season, supplying some hilariously twisted weekly comic relief. The new season of the series airs Sundays at 11:30 p.m. ET through May 31. And, as is the case with many TV series still in the midst of their latest season’s runs, the simplest way to watch Rick and Morty online is through one of the various live-streaming TV options. … [Read more...] about How to watch Rick and Morty online: stream season 4 for free
The Sopranos When it comes to crime dramas about mobster families, it doesn’t get much better than The Sopranos, which has been named on many lists as being one of the greatest TV series of all time. For six seasons, we followed the Soprano family led by Tony (the late James Gandolfini) as he attempted to balance his life in New Jersey as a father and husband and his position as the leader of an Italian-American criminal organization. It launched in 1999 and was among the first series to bring shocking main character deaths to the small screen, continuing the cliffhanger endings and cringeworthy moments through to its ending in 2007 with that iconic diner scene. … [Read more...] about The 16 best shows on HBO Max right now
Dell claims the display on the XPS 17 has a 93.7% screen-to-body ratio. It also comes in at the 16:10 aspect ratio, which allows for a bit more vertical room when multitasking. Screen options include a 4K Ultra HD+ (3,840 x 2,400) resolution touch panel, or a FHD+ (1,920 x 1,200) resolution panel. For content creation, the 4K option is best, as it sports an anti-reflective coating, 1,600:1 contrast ratio, and 500 nits of brightness. The 4K model covers 100% of Adobe RGB and 94% of DCI-P3 color gamut. … [Read more...] about Dell XPS 17 vs. MacBook Pro 16-inch: Which big laptop reigns supreme?