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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: 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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Movie Review: Roma

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

The Chatter

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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