Even silly disaster films need a little perspective.
A happy pill in cinematic form.
Family friendly sci-fi starts out magical, gets bogged down by a moralizing and uninspired third act.
Some thoughts on the Mad Men finale.
Director George Miller proves that he's still got it with this gnarly and exuberant reboot.
Liked the movie? Then you'll like the play. It's nearly an exact replica.
You'll delight in this sensuous adaptation of Thomas Hardy's classic novel.
Second installment of the Marvel juggarnaut still has appeal, but loses a bit of its novelty factor.
Just in the nick of time.
How SNL tried—and failed—to cover the Baltimore protests.
On the pains of looking like Blake Lively for eternity.
Beware of the creepy mad genius making a fembot in the mountains.
We're so there.
Jonah Hill and James Franco play it serious in this bungled true-crime drama.
Meet a middle-aged couple who don't want to grow up.
Latest Nicholas Spark romance doesn't offer much beyond the novelty of seeing Clint Eastwood's kid in action.
Helen Mirren takes on the Austrian government to bring her family's stolen painting home. So why isn't this film more exciting?
The franchise handles Paul Walker's death with grace.
You'll never look at someone walking toward you the same way.
Kiddie fare irritates a bit more than it entertains.
How do you make Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart unfunny? Watch this film to find out!
An alarmingly jacked up Sean Penn stars in this tired action thriller.
Second film in the dystopian series starts slow and never quite takes off.
A friendship between two old gangsters is destroyed when one kills the other's son.
Kenneth Branagh's live-action version of the classic fairytale is beautiful, magical, and...totally unnecessary.
It's the script that feels unfinished in this bizarre comedy.
Will Smith stars in a conman movie without any good cons.
Thoughts on the 2015 Oscars ceremony.
A relationship musical where you're rooting for the characters to break up.
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Max Weiss is the managing editor of Baltimore and a film and pop culture critic.
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