How Does HBO Max Compare to HBO Go and HBO Now?

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The world of television and entertainment is constantly in flux. HBO streams free episodes of some of its most popular shows online. You can watch an episode of Lovecraft Country, Insecure, and Mare of Easttown at your leisure. If you want to watch every episode of these shows, you'll have to pay. That's where HBO Max comes in. 

HBO Max debuted on May 27th, 2020. It's the successor of HBO Now and HBO Go, offering an expansive library of TV shows, documentaries, and feature films. Several major motion pictures like Wonder Woman 1984 and Space Jam: A New Legacy were released on HBO Max at the same time that they debuted in traditional movie theatres. Yes indeed, HBO Max seems like it's here to stay. How does this streaming service compare to its predecessors? Is HBO Max worth getting? Let's take a look at the pros and cons of this buzzworthy streamer.