Lauren Veneziani

Lauren Veneziani is a film critic in the Washington, DC metro area and Baltimore, MD. Lauren’s reviews can currently be seen on WBAL-TV every Saturday morning. She has also been featured on Fox 5 WTTG’s Good Day DC, Sirius Patriot channel, WUSA 9, 98 Rock, WMAL Radio, 106.7 The Fan and Reelz Channel. Lauren is a voting member in both the Washington DC Area Film Critics Association and the Broadcast Film Critics Association.


Articles by Lauren Veneziani


STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI — Review by Lauren Veneziani

Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Episode Eight, is one of the biggest movies of the year. The Force Awakens, Episode Seven, came out two years ago. This is a continuation of that story. Continue reading…

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THE SHAPE OF WATER — Review by Lauren Veneziani

The Shape of Water is the work of director, Guillermo del Toro, who is known for his visionary filmmaking. The film is a sort of Beauty and the Beast. It is set in 1962 and Sally Hawkins is a mute janitor who works in a science facility that is holding an aquatic creature to study it. She and the creature have their own way of communicating with each other through sign language, and they end up falling in love. Continue reading…

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JUST GETTING STARTED — Review by Lauren Veneziani

This is probably the most brutal I will ever be in a review of a film. I love movies. I even love having fun with bad movies. But Just Getting Started is a movie that never should have been made. Continue reading…

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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is going to be a major consideration during awards season. Critics Choice, Golden Globes, Oscars. Frances McDormand, the leading actress is probably going to win the Best Actress Oscar. Continue reading…

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