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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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What It’s Like to Anchor the News During a Pandemic

It’s exhausting, surreal, and oddly life-affirming.

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The Parkway Theatre Launches Virtual Cinema

Partnering with independent distributors, the theater has released its first two streaming films.

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Maryland Movie Corner: 'He's Just Not That Into You'

A new column reviewing films set locally, what they got right, and what they didn't.

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Movie Review: Emma.

Annoying period in the title notwithstanding, this film is a delight.

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Movie Review: The Invisible Man

Turns out invisible men are still scary!

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Why It's Time to Start Paying Attention to the Maryland Terps

We break down five reasons to hop aboard the Testudo Train.

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Movie Review: The Assistant

How do some workplace predators get away with it? Quietly incendiary indie provides clues.

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Movie Review: Birds of Prey

Margot Robbie is gloriously unhinged in this whiz-bang comic action film.

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International Intrigue: My 2020 Oscar Predictions

It sure is looking like a showdown between 1917 and Parasite.

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Movie Review: Miss Americana

Turns out, Taylor Swift has lots of interesting thoughts on her own fame.

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Movie Review: The Gentlemen

Wherein Guy Ritchie does Guy Ritchie things.

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The Oscar Nominations Are In...And They're Kind of Boring

We break down the snubs, surprises (spoiler alert: there aren't many), and top contenders.

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Movie Review: 1917

Old-fashioned war film is thrilling and beautiful, if a little corny.

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Movie Review: Little Women

In the hands of Greta Gerwig and her wonderful cast, the classic feels fresh.

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Movie Review: Cats

Far from purr-fect.

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My Favorite Films of 2019

This year, some very famous directors reflected on their careers

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Movie Review: Dark Waters

Anti-corporate film is serious, righteous, and urgent but could've dialed up the entertainment factor just a little bit.

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Movie Review: Marriage Story

All divorces are sad in different ways.

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Movie Review: A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Tom Hanks as Mr. Rogers is exactly what we all need right now.

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Movie Review: Knives Out

Finally, something the entire family will agree on this Thanksgiving!

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