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Is HBO Max Going to Change Cinema as We Know It? – The Escapist Movie Podcast


The Escapist Movie Podcast comes this week with Jack Packard, Darren Mooney, and special guest Maggie Iken. The discussion: Warner Bros. plans to dump all its 2021 movies to HBO Max, then a coming-of-age teen rom-com meets a slasher in the delightful Freaky, and lastly a family Christmas movie that features a creature in 2015’s Krampus.

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About the author

Darren Mooney
Darren Mooney is a pop culture critic at large for The Escapist. He writes the twice-weekly In the Frame column, writes and voices the In the Frame videos, provides film reviews and writes the weekly Out of Focus column. Plus, occasionally he has opinions about other things as well. Darren lives and works in Dublin, Ireland. He also writes for The Irish Independent, the country’s second largest broadsheet, and provides weekly film coverage for radio station Q102. He co-hosts the weekly 250 podcast and he has also written three published books of criticism on The X-Files, Christopher Nolan and Doctor Who. He somehow finds time to watch movies and television on top of that. Ironically, his superpowers are at their strongest when his glasses are on.