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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: Luce

Provocative film explores the dangers of white noblesse oblige.

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Movie Review: Good Boys

Raunchy coming of age comedy has lots of laughs—and just as much heart.

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Movie Review: The Kitchen

Great performances can't quite overcome this female centric gangster film's uneven tone.

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Movie Review: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

DiCaprio and Pitt make like Newman and Redford in Tarantino's homage to old Hollywood.

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Movie Review: The Farewell

Is it wrong to not tell grandma she's dying?

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First Trailer for New Harriet Tubman Biopic Debuts

Cynthia Erivo shines as Harriet Tubman in the inaugural look at the fall release.

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Movie Review: The Lion King

Turns out good CGI is no match for real magic and wonder.

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Movie Review: Midsommar

Turns out, bad boyfriends and scary pagan rituals make for an intoxicating mix.

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Movie Review: Yesterday

British fantasy is perfectly diverting, but barely scratches the surface of its intriguing premise.

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Movie Review: Toy Story 4

Yup, they've done it again.

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Movie Review: Late Night

The combination of Mindy Kaling and Emma Thompson proves to be unstoppable.

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Movie Review: Rocketman

The pop icon is vividly brought to life in this kaleidoscopic biopic.

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Movie Review: Booksmart

A pair of besties finally let their hair down in Olivia Wilde's whipsmart debut.

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It’s Maryland Film Festival Time!

Here are some reviews to get you started.

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Movie Review: Long Shot

Seth Rogen as the love interest of Charlize Theron? Yes, he can.

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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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