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Tivo Stream 4K may be a less expensive alternative at $50.
No AppleTV app (for all my iTunes purchases) though, right? Plus I'm reading Google started pushing too much ads (of late) onto the home screen (at the expensive of quick/easy accessibility to your own choice of apps)?

Not too crazy about adding Google appliances to my house at this point anyway -- they track my family plenty enough via regular web access as is. I still have a Google Home device I received free a couple years ago that I never bothered to install.

I'd probably only subscribe to HBO Max for a month or two each year -- and anything all that exclusive to HBO could still be accessed thru the regular HBO app on Roku anyway.

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If you have a firestick it’s really easy to Legally add it to those.
 

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I have the following movies with Bogart on Blu-ray:

  1. Petrified Forest (Warner)
  2. Stand-In (ClassicFlix)
  3. Dark Victory (Warner)
  4. The Maltese Falcon (Warner)
  5. Casablanca (2 Releases: Warner 2008 & 2012)
  6. Passage to Marseille (Warner Archive)
  7. To Have and Have Not (Warner Archive)
  8. The Big Sleep (Warner Archive)
  9. Dark Passage (Warner Archive)
  10. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (Warner)
  11. Key Largo (Warner Archive)
  12. In a Lonely Place (Criterion)
  13. The Enforcer (Olive)
  14. The African Queen (2 Releases: Paramount 2010 & MOC 2014)
  15. Deadline U.S.A. (UK)
  16. Beat the Devil (Twilight Time)
  17. The Caine Mutiny (Sony)
  18. Sabrina (2 Releases: UK Paramount 2013 & Warner 2014)
  19. The Barefoot Contessa (Twilight Time)
 

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The October movie lineup is a disappointment to me.
If you're talking about the new movies coming to the service on October 1st, it doesn't look that bad to me.


NEW ON HBO MAX IN OCTOBER 2020

October 1


Akeelah And The Bee, 2006 (HBO)
All-Star Superman, 2011
American Dynasties: The Kennedys, 2018
American Reunion, 2012 (HBO)
Analyze That, 2002
Analyze This, 1999
The Angriest Man In Brooklyn, 2014 (HBO)
Austin Powers: International Man Of Mystery, 1997
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, 1999
Ball of Fire, 1941
Beavis And Butt-Head Do America, 1996 (HBO)
Beef (HBO)
Beginners, 2011 (HBO)
Best in Show, 2000
BLOW, 2001
Bombshell, 1933
Boogie Nights, 1997
Boomerang, 1992

The Bush Years: Family. Duty. Power., 2019
The Butterfly Effect, 2004
Cats & Dogs, 2001
Catwoman, 2004
Cellular, 2004
Cheech & Chong’s Up In Smoke, 1978
The Chronicles Of Riddick, 2004 (Director’s Cut) (HBO)
City Slickers 2: The Legend of Curly’s Gold, 1994
Clean and Sober, 1988
The Client, 1994

Collateral Beauty, 2016 (HBO)
The Color Purple, 1985
Confessions Of A Dangerous Mind, 2003 (HBO)
Constantine, 2005
Cradle 2 the Grave, 2003
Critters 2, 1988
Critters 4, 1992
The Curse of Frankenstein, 1957
Day Of The Dead, 1985 (HBO)
Death Sentence, 2007 (Extended Version) (HBO)
Deerskin, 2020 (HBO)
Dirty Dancing, 1987 (HBO)
Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights, 2004 (HBO)
Deliverance, 1972
Dracula Has Risen from the Grave, 1969

Dreamcatcher, 2003
Edge of Darkness, 2010
Empire of the Sun, 1987

The End: Inside The Last Days of the Obama White House, 2017
Endings, Beginnings, 2020 (HBO)
Enter The Dragon, 1973
Eraser, 1996
Firewall, 2006
Frantic, 1988
Frequency, 2000 (HBO)
Friday, 1995
The Friday After Next, 2002
Galaxy Quest, 1999
The Golden Compass, 2007
Gothika, 2003
Grudge Match, 2013 (HBO)
Hairspray, 1988
Hairspray (Musical Remake), 2007
Harina (Aka Flour) (HBO)
The Haunting, 1999
The Hills Have Eyes, 2006 (Extended Version) (HBO)
The Hills Have Eyes II, 2007 (Extended Version) (HBO)
Horror of Dracula, 1958
The Hunting Ground, 2015
I Am Sam, 2002
Infamous, 2006
The Informer, 1935
The Invisible War, 2012
Jonah Hex, 2010
The Last Kiss, 2006 (HBO)
The Last Mimzy, 2007
Laws of Attraction, 2004
Lethal Weapon, 1987
Lethal Weapon 2, 1989
Lethal Weapon 3, 1992
Lethal Weapon 4, 1998
Libeled Lady, 1936

Life as We Know It, 2010
Little Baby Bum, 2011
Little Big League, 1994
Madea’s Big Happy Family, 2011
Malcolm X, 1992
Man of Steel, 2013
Marie: A True Story, 1985
The Matrix Reloaded, 2003
The Matrix Revolutions, 2003
The Matrix, 1999
Million Dollar Baby, 2004
Miracle of Morgan’s Creek, 1944
Mister Roberts, 1955

Monsters Vs. Aliens, 2009
The Mummy, 1959
Mutiny on the Bounty, 1935

Next Friday, 2000
Never, Rarely, Sometimes, Always, 2020 (HBO)
Nothing Sacred, 1937
Open Water, 2004 (HBO)
Open Water 2: Adrift, 2007 (HBO)
Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures, 2013
The Pelican Brief, 1993
A Perfect Murder, 1998
The Perfect Storm, 2000
The Phantom of the Opera, 2004
Presumed Innocent, 1990
Race for the White House, Season 1
Raised By Wolves, Season 1 Finale
Revolutionary Road, 2008 (HBO)
Roger & Me, 1989
Sands of Iwo Jima, 1950
Scanners, 1981 (HBO)

Scooby-Doo! Haunted Holidays, 2012
Se7en, 1995
Semi-Pro, 2008
Sesame Street Presents Follow That Bird, 1985
Shame, 2011 (HBO)
Sherlock Holmes, 2009
Sleight, 2017 (HBO)
Son of Batman, 2014
South Park: The Pandemic Special
Steel, 1997
Superman vs. the Elite, 2012
Superman/Batman: Apocalypse, 2010
Superman/Batman: Public Enemies, 2009
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, 1990
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2, 1991
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3, 1993
They Were Expendable, 1945
A Thin Line Between Love and Hate, 1996
The Thin Man, 1934
The Thing, 2011 (HBO)
A Time to Kill, 1996
Tin Cup, 1996
TMNT, 2007
Training Day, 2001
Tricky Dick, 2019
Turistas, 2006 (Extended Version) (HBO)
U.S. Marshals, 1998
Us, 2019 (HBO)
Vampire in Brooklyn, 1995
A Very Brady Sequel, 1996
We Will Rise: Michelle Obama’s Mission to Educate Girls Around the World, 2016
What You Gonna Do When the World’s on Fire?, 2018
When Harry Met Sally, 1989
Where the Wild Things Are, 2009
The Whole Ten Yards, 2004 (HBO)
The Wings of Eagles, 1957
You’ve Got Mail, 1998
 
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It will be interesting to see if movies like "The Thin Man", They Were Expendable" and "Tin Cup" are derived from the new masters used for the WA Blu-rays or will they be derived from the older masters used for the iTunes streams?
 

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Mister Roberts, 1955
If this is a new master (and a sign of a possible new WAC BD), that would be a wonderful surprise. The SD version that I saw on iTunes was unusually difficult to get through visually and I so want to give it another try. It seemed like a movie I’d love.
 

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It will be interesting to see if movies like "The Thin Man", They Were Expendable" and "Tin Cup" are derived from the new masters used for the WA Blu-rays or will they be derived from the older masters used for the iTunes streams?
Considering everything else that has premiered on the service has been from the new WAC masters (Million Dollar Mermaid, Flying Leathernecks, Romance on the High Seas, Strike up the Band, Sunrise at Campobello) I can’t imagine that they wouldn’t use the new masters for those as well. You’ll remember the WAC podcast blamed the retailers for not updating their files. I think there is just a disconnect somewhere between Warner Archive and the digital retailers. HBOMax is directly connected to the source so there is no problem there.
 

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Considering everything else that has premiered on the service has been from the new WAC masters (Million Dollar Mermaid, Flying Leathernecks, Romance on the High Seas, Strike up the Band, Sunrise at Campobello) I can’t imagine that they wouldn’t use the new masters for those as well. You’ll remember the WAC podcast blamed the retailers for not updating their files. I think there is just a disconnect somewhere between Warner Archive and the digital retailers. HBOMax is directly connected to the source so there is no problem there.
You would think so, but you never know with these streaming services.:)
 

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And by the way, those new Warner Archive releases that just debuted on HBOMax a few months ago are already gone! Is HBOMax cycling out Warner-owned material that fast? I thought it was supposed to be like Netflix and Disney+ and carry stuff for long periods of time. It’s more like a cable channel where the lineup is only good for the month.
 

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All those great classics cycled out....it must be sequel month. Lots of Critters..Lethal Weapons....Ninja Turtles..Matrix's. ugh..feels like a major step down.
I am looking forward to see how Mister Roberts looks though.
 

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All those great classics cycled out....it must be sequel month. Lots of Critters..Lethal Weapons....Ninja Turtles..Matrix's. ugh..feels like a major step down.
I am looking forward to see how Mister Roberts looks though.
With it being October, we should expect some horror and kid movies would show up. Which great classics are cycling out?
 

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If this is a new master (and a sign of a possible new WAC BD), that would be a wonderful surprise. The SD version that I saw on iTunes was unusually difficult to get through visually and I so want to give it another try. It seemed like a movie I’d love.
Mr. Roberts is a bonafide classic and one of my favorites of all time.

This Monday marks the anniversary of the passing of my wife’s dad, who served in the navy during the Korean war. Mr. Roberts is his favorite film. It has become a tradition to watch it yearly to honor him and I’ve already pulled out the DVD which at least looks better than the SD stream on iTunes. Hopefully a BD is finally coming soon.
 

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Usually there are more great classic movies cycling in; hopeful for November.
Well, perhaps your "classic movies" expectations are different than what some of us expect from HBO Max as I see at least a dozen great classic movies coming in October. Other people might have some other titles they want to add to my listing below. This streaming service isn't just for classic movie buffs as they are trying to appeal to a larger base of subscribers.

  1. Ball of Fire, 1941
  2. Bombshell, 1933
  3. The Informer, 1935
  4. Libeled Lady, 1936
  5. Miracle of Morgan’s Creek, 1944
  6. Mister Roberts, 1955
  7. Mutiny on the Bounty, 1935
  8. Nothing Sacred, 1937
  9. Sands of Iwo Jima, 1950
  10. They Were Expendable, 1945
  11. The Thin Man, 1934
  12. The Wings of Eagles, 1957
 
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You're right. Owning 4,000 films on iTunes and having 1000s of blu rays that I have purchased in the US and all over Europe, I'm spoiled; but I'm always looking for those films that are still unavailable or not upgraded to HD.
 

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You're right. Owning 4,000 films on iTunes and having 1000s of blu rays that I have purchased in the US and all over Europe, I'm spoiled; but I'm always looking for those films that are still unavailable or not upgraded to HD.
I said nothing about you being spoiled. I don't think HBO Max's business model is focused on just classic movies. IMO, they're trying to attract a wide range of subscribers. It's a given that some of those subscribers are complaining that there are too many classic movies on HBO Max.
 
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