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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: Roma

Alfonso Cuarón's film about his childhood in Mexico City is a humanist masterpiece.

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Capital Gazette Staff Among Time Magazine’s Person of the Year Honorees

Both the dead and the survivors are honored as “The Guardians” fighting the “War on Truth.”

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Ten Key Takeaways From the Golden Globe Nominations

Here's what we learned.

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Movie Review: The Favourite

Can there be a three-way tie for Best Actress?

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Goodbye FilmStruck, Hello Kanopy!

Free movie streaming platform comes to the Enoch Pratt Free Library

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Movie Review: Green Book

Entertaining but shallow road trip film confronts racism in the Deep South.

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Movie Review: Widows

Viola Davis and co. serve up the best action film of the year.

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Movie Review: Wildlife

Tender coming of age story will quietly break your heart.

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Movie Review: Boy Erased

Gay conversion therapy drama is too understated for its own good.

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Movie Review: Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Melissa McCarthy tones it way down—and just may earn her first Oscar.

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Movie Review: Bohemian Rhapsody

Rami Malek and that Queen music are irresistible. The rest of the film? Not so much.

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Movie Review: The Old Man & the Gun

Robert Redford shines as a geriatric bank robber.

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Movie Review: First Man

Damien Chazelle's film reminds us how insanely brave the first astronauts were.

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Movie Review: Charm City

Can an outsider make an affecting film about Baltimore's epidemic of violence? Turns out, yes.

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Filmmaker Discusses Three-Year Process of Making Charm City Documentary

Documentarian Marilyn Ness explores both the police and the policed in Baltimore.

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Movie review: The Hate U Give

FIlm about the aftermath of a police shooting is a bit overwrought, but Amandla Stenberg is a star.

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Movie Review: A Star is Born

Does the world really need another A Star is Born? Surprisingly, yes!

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Movie Review: Life Itself

Tears will be jerked, yanked, extracted—whatever it takes.

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Movie Review: Love, Gilda

Loving documentary tribute to the incomparable Gilda Radner.

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Maryland Film Festival's Jed Dietz to Retire

Dietz shepherded the growth of the festival and the launch of the Parkway Theatre.

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