The Culture Gabfest, Monopoly Edition
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Updated Thursday, July 31, 2008, at 10:59 AM
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In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner discuss the rollout of the summer movie season, including the superhero movie Iron Man, Robert Downey Jr.'s nimble performance in it, and which of this summer's blockbusters look most promising.
Here are links to some of the articles and other items mentioned in the show:
Entertainment Weekly's summer movie release calendar
Iron Man, reviewed by Dana Stevens
The New York Times profiles Robert Downey Jr.
You Don't Mess With the Zohan official site
Indiana Jonesofficial site
A 2006 New York Times profile of Mike Myers and his hiatus from films
Mike Myers and Deepak Chopra, together at last
The Culture Gabfest weekly endorsements:
Posted by Matthew Lieber on May 7 at 11:00 a.m.
April 23, 2008
Listen to Culture Gabfest No. 6 with critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner by clicking the arrow on the audio player below:
Stephen Metcalf is Slate's critic at large. He is working on a book about the 1980s.
Illustration by Robert Neubecker.