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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: Little

Great performances can't save this garbled comedy.

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Movie Review: The Brink

Uncomfortably up close with far-right kingmaker Steve Bannon

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Movie Review: Hotel Mumbai

Undeniably gripping film depicts the brutal 2008 terrorist attack in Mumbai, India. Is it worth it?

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Movie Review: Us

Jordan Peele defies the sophomore slump with this chilling and thought-provoking thriller.

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Movie Review: Gloria Bell

Who is Gloria Bell? After watching the film, I’m still not sure.

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Movie Review: Woman At War

Captain Marvel who? Here’s the feminist hero we need right now.

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Movie Review: Captain Marvel

Been there, Tesseracted that.

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Movie Review: Greta

Don't be fooled: This is B-movie horror dressed up in a classy package.

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The Only Oscars Recap You Need to Read!

The good (Gaga!), the meh (oh, Glenn), and the ugly (Green Book) of last night's show.

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Why This Year’s Oscar Winners Are a Crapshoot

But here are my best guesses.

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Movie Review: Isn't It Romantic

Rom-com parody comes about 15 years too late, but still has its charms.

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For the First Time Since 1989, The Oscars Won’t Have a Host

Should we care?

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Movie Review: Cold War

Oscar nominated Polish love story is intriguing, gorgeous, and a bit chilly.

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Movie Review: On the Basis of Sex

Ruth Bader Ginsburg biopic has some stirring moments, but the documentary is better.

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Movie Review: The Upside

Inevitable, but utterly unnecessary remake of a French box office smash.

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Oh, Golden Globes, Never Change!

My recap of another wild, weird, and unpredictable show.

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Movie Review: Vice

Political satire about Dick Cheney is more obnoxious than illuminating.

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Movie Review: If Beale Street Could Talk

Barry Jenkins is back with another mournful and beautiful love story.

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Movie Review: Second Act

It's like 2002 all over again.

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My Favorite Films of 2018

This year, the movies pushed back.

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