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2020-11-21 • Saturday Matinée

By Pete Wright | November 21, 2020

Wonder Woman’s debuting on HBO Max and in theaters on Christmas day. Tenet’s getting its digital release. Netflix is grabbing everyone. And when will all of these streaming services figure out how to create a customer-friendly interface? Plus trailers, the Holi-date elimination challenge, and our battle of lists about leaders butting heads!

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2020-11-21 • Saturday Matinée

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2020-10-24 • Saturday Matinée

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