Meet the Editor

Max Weiss  

Max Weiss is the managing editor of Baltimore and a film and pop culture critic. You can catch her movie reviews, Saturdays, on WBAL-TV and read her thoughts on everything from last night's episode of The Good Wife to the latest Godard film @maxthegirl. She also plays a mean cello.

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Review: Only the Brave

Old-fashioned male weepy has some new tricks up its sleeve.

The Chatter

'Marshall’ Director and Star Discuss Legendary Civil Rights Lawyer

Legal thriller built around Baltimore’s Thurgood Marshall hits the big screen.


Review: Marshall

Crowd-pleasing courtroom procedural gives no real insight into Baltimore's legal giant.


Review: Blade Runner 2049

Settle in for this long but dazzling sequel to the 1982 sci-fi noir classic.


Review: Victoria & Abdul

True story of the unlikely friendship between Queen Victoria and an Indian clerk is a little too whimsical.

News & Community

110 Years of Covering Baltimore

We celebrate a milestone and reflect on longevity.


Review: Battle of the Sexes

Famous showdown between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs makes for a funny, moving, and resonant film.



You're going to want to have an opinion on this one at the next cocktail party.


Review: American Assassin

Jason Bourne he ain't.


Review: It

Nostalgia piece has heart and plenty of chills.


Review: Home Again

This is not the Reese Witherspoon rom-com you're looking for.


Review: Ingrid Goes West

Instagram gets the skewering it deserves.


Review: Good Time

In-your-face film is impressive, if exhausting.


Review: Logan Lucky

Heist film set during a NASCAR race is a total gas.

Best of Baltimore

Best of Baltimore 2017

Our annual celebration of all things awesome in the Baltimore region.


Review: Detroit

How a talented filmmaker went wrong with her film about the '67 riots.


Review: Step

Step team at a Baltimore charter school is front and center in this documentary that will make you cheer—and cry.


Review: Landline

Jenny Slate shines in this warm, witty, and wise exploration of family and the ties that bind us


Review: Atomic Blonde

Charlize kicks butt—and looks fabulous doing it.


Review: A Ghost Story

You'll never look at your childhood ghost costume the same way.

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