‘The Batman’ Is Already On HBO Max…Is That Bad For Movie Theaters?

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By Michael Tedder The window between theatrical and streaming release is shorter than ever. “The Batman,” featuring Robert Pattison as The Caped Crusader, is one of the biggest hits of the year. But if you haven’t gotten around to seeing it, don’t worry. It’s now on HBO Max (DISCA) – Get Discovery, Inc. Class A Report, even though it only opened on March 4. And the most surprising thing is that sort of ultrafast turnaround from theatrical release to streaming premiere is that it’s no longer all that surprising. That might be a good thing for movie fans, but is it a bad thing for the movie indu…

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