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Max Weiss

Max Weiss is the editor-in-chief 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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Movie Review: Irresistible

The average episode of Jon Stewart's The Daily Show had more substance and humor than his new film.

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Movie Review: Da 5 Bloods

Spike Lee takes on Vietnam, in his inimitable way.


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Movie Review: The King of Staten Island

Pete Davidson plays a version of himself in this shaggy, endearing, if overlong, comedy.

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The Maryland Film Festival Goes Virtual

From June 12-21, shorts and feature films can be accessed directly through the festival’s site.

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Movie review: You Don't Nomi

Why the fascinatingly bad Showgirls endures as a cult classic

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Checking in with Orioles Pitcher Branden Kline

Awaiting MLB's return, Kline talks being a wine nerd, his terrible golf game, and his scene-stealing daughter.

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Could The Baltimore Sun Become a Nonprofit?

The Sun’s news guild and a potential local ownership group is proposing just that.

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Movie Review: The Beastie Boys Story

Wildly enjoyabe (if bittersweet) trip down memory lane for Beastie fans.

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Are Drive-Ins the Theaters of the Future?

The folks at Bengies sure hope so.

Ravens Watch

Lamar Jackson Embraces Madden 2021 Cover

The Ravens QB ain't afraid of no curse.

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Movie Review: Never Rarely Sometimes Always

Grimly powerful indie is available On Demand

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Ramona S. Diaz Discusses Impact of Canceled Maryland Film Festival

Independent film is one of the many art forms taking a hit.

Charmed Life

Laura Lippman Uses Fashion to Tell Stories During Quarantine

The novelist has some fun reaching into her closet.

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Lamenting a Spring Without The Orioles

What we miss most when the game goes away,

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Maryland Movie Corner: 'Step Up'

Our column reviewing films set locally, what they got right, and what they didn't.

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What It’s Like to Anchor the News During a Pandemic

It’s exhausting, surreal, and oddly life-affirming.

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The Parkway Theatre Launches Virtual Cinema

Partnering with independent distributors, the theater has released its first two streaming films.

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Maryland Movie Corner: 'He's Just Not That Into You'

A new column reviewing films set locally, what they got right, and what they didn't.

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Movie Review: Emma.

Annoying period in the title notwithstanding, this film is a delight.

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