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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: Sorry to Bother You

Surreal, subversive, and hilarious film is destined to become a cult classic.

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Movie Review: Skyscraper

Escapist popcorn flick leans into its own silliness.

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Movie Review: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Been there, stomped that.

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Movie Review: Won't You Be My Neighbor?

Moving doc on Fred Rogers is exactly what the world needs right now.

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Movie Review: Hearts Beat Loud

You’ll enjoy this lowkey charmer about a father and daughter who bond over music.

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Review: Ocean's 8

Sandra, Anne, Cate, et al make this heist film better than it should be.

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Review: The Americans Series Finale

Groundbreaking series ends on a perfect note.

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Review: First Reformed

Paul Schrader's exploration one priest's crisis of faith is quietly devastating.

The Chatter

Should Baltimoreans Root For the Washington Capitals?

We debate the age-old question.

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Review: Solo: A Star Wars Story

I had no idea I cared so much about how Han Solo met Chewbacca.

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Review: Book Club

Because seniors deserve a glossy rom-com, too.

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Review: RBG

Doc on Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will thrill fans and maybe even earn her some new admirers.

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We Review Some Notable Titles Playing the Maryland Film Festival

Get ready for a cinephile takeover of Station North.

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Review: Tully

Diablo Cody and Charlize Theron get real about motherhood.

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Review: I Feel Pretty

Despite its mixed message, Amy Schumer vehicle has some laughs and charm.

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Review: Blockers

Yeah, it's a silly premise, but the film delivers the laughs.

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Review: Isle of Dogs

Do you love dogs? Do you love Wes Anderson? Have I got a film for you!

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Review: Love, Simon

Gay teen romance has charm and heart.

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Review: Thoroughbreds

Hitchcock meets Heathers in this intriguing film noir.

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Review: A Wrinkle in Time

Adaptation of the beloved children's novel is more well-intentioned than good.

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