Matrix resurrects, but same-day streaming movies are going extinct

The Matrix Resurrections is the last Warner Bros. movie to start streaming on HBO Max at no added cost on the same day as its in-theater opening. 
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The Matrix may be resurrecting today, but the era of same-day streaming is dying out just a year after it was born. On Wednesday, the Matrix franchise’s long-anticipated revival, The Matrix Resurrections, landed in theaters and on HBO Max. That caps a year of unprecedented availability for new movies, with Matrix’s maker, AT&T’s WarnerMedia, being the most aggressive. As the owner of both the Warner Bros. movie studio and …