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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: Phantom Thread

If this really is Daniel Day-Lewis' last film, what a sendoff.

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Review: The Post

Streep and Hanks, together at last!

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Review: I, Tonya

Notorious ice skater Tonya Harding gets sympathetic treatment in this otherwise glib biopic.

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Review: All the Money in the World

Kevin who? Christopher Plummer and co. excel in this stylish and gripping thriller.

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Review: Call Me By Your Name

Luxuriate in this gorgeous and deeply moving film about the joy and pain of first love.

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My Favorite Movies of 2017

In a year that Hollywood was rocked by scandal, great filmmaking still mattered.

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Review: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Latest installment is tons of fun—and a fitting send off for the great Carrie Fisher.

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Review: The Shape of Water

I couldn't quite get past the ick factor of this otherwise diverting fairytale.

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Review: Wonder Wheel

Woody Allen pays homage to the great American plays of the 1950s.

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Review: The Disaster Artist

The true—and hilarious—story behind the worst film ever made.

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Review: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Tragicomedy has some jarring tonal shifts, but at least gives us a Frances McDormand performance for the ages.

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Review: Mudbound

Exploring the resilient spirit and dark underbelly of the Jim Crow South, Dee Rees has created a new American classic

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Review: Lady Bird

Delightful coming of age story about a (mildly) rebellious Catholic schoolgirl

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Review: Murder on the Orient Express

Well appointed remake doesn't quite make a convincing case for itself.

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Review: Thor: Ragnarok

Thor lets his hair down—metaphorically speaking.

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Review: The Florida Project

Quite simply, one of the best films about childhood ever made.

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Review: Only the Brave

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

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'Marshall’ Director and Star Discuss Legendary Civil Rights Lawyer

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

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Review: Marshall

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

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Review: Blade Runner 2049

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

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