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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: 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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Movie Review: A Simple Favor

Blake Lively and Anna Kendrick shine in this winking film noir.

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Movie Review: The Wife

Glenn Close and Jonathan Pryce shine in this film about a troubled literary marriage.

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Rally Raccoon Makes Himself at Home at Camden Yards

Adorable mammal is the best thing to happen to the Orioles all year.

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Movie Review: Madeline's Madeline

Mesmerizing, destabilizing art film about the battle for a young artist's soul.

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Movie Review: Support the Girls

Regina Hall soars in film about the everyday insanity of a Hooters-type bar in Texas.

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Movie Review: Crazy Rich Asians

Delectable rom-com is one of the best films of the year.

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Movie Review: The Miseducation of Cameron Post

Indie film looks at the inhumanity of gay conversion therapy, with mixed results.

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Movie Review: Three Identical Strangers

Astonishing documentary tells the stranger-than-fiction story of triplets who were separated at birth.

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Epic Day of Orioles Trades Feels Like Os!-mageddon

We chat with the experts about the Orioles fire sale and what it really means.

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Movie Review: Eighth Grade

If you know an eighth grader, are an eighth grader, or once were an eighth grader, this is the film for you.

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Movie Review: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Now that's what I call a summer movie!

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