Dana Stevens
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Dana Stevens is Slate’s movie critic.

Culture Gabfest
Jan. 14 2016 3:00 PMIn the Golden Age of Podcasts, Where Are All the Critics? The Culture Gabfest takes another crack at a listener’s question about the state of podcast criticism.
The Movie Club
Jan. 8 2016 1:51 PMThe 2015 Movie ClubFinal entry: “A Valediction Forbidding Mourning for the End of Movie Club.”
Culture Gabfest
Jan. 6 2016 6:17 PMThe Best Books, Movies, and TV Shows to Come in 2016 What is the Culture Gabfest looking forward to watching, reading, and listening to in 2016?
Culture Gabfest
Jan. 6 2016 10:18 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Spark Oy!” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The Revenant, Spark Joy, and profanity.
The Movie Club
Jan. 4 2016 5:57 AMThe 2015 Movie ClubEntry 1: Who on earth is Quentin Tarantino making movies for these days?
Culture Gabfest
Dec. 30 2015 3:17 PMThe Culture Gabfest “We Forced You to Call Us” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Star Wars: The Force Awakens and our annual call-in show.
Culture Gabfest
Dec. 23 2015 9:46 AMThe Culture Gabfest Checking It Thrice EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on movies, TVs, books, and lists of 2015.
Movies
Dec. 22 2015 2:00 PM45 YearsA sobering, beautiful mystery story about a long marriage.
Brow Beat
Dec. 18 2015 9:37 AMThree Slate Critics Discuss the Biggest Twist in the New Star Wars
Culture Gabfest
Dec. 16 2015 12:19 PMThe Culture Gabfest “The Room Where It Happens” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The Big Short, Hamilton, and public engagement in academia.
Movies
Dec. 11 2015 5:46 AMThe Top 10 Movies of 2015The year in cinema is an overwhelming banquet. Here are my 10 favorite dishes.
Culture Gabfest
Dec. 9 2015 9:23 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Baby, It’s Showbiz Inside” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Macbeth, A Very Murray Christmas, and the false narratives of anorexia.
Culture Gabfest
Dec. 3 2015 2:06 PMThe “As Wonderful As I Remember It” Bonus SegmentThe Culture Gabfest hosts rediscover their favorite children’s stories.
Movies
Nov. 25 2015 9:51 AMThe Danish GirlTom Hooper’s drama of gender transition is pretty good for yet another trailblazing baby-steps movie.
Movies
Nov. 19 2015 9:45 AMCarolTodd Haynes’ wondrous Patricia Highsmith adaptation is seemingly set inside a beautiful movie made in the 1950s.
Culture Gabfest
Jan. 13 2016 12:19 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Lazarus” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on David Bowie, The Hateful Eight, and Making a Murderer.
The Movie Club
Jan. 7 2016 1:08 PMThe 2015 Movie ClubEntry 14: Inside Out provided my daughter and me our first experience of weeping together over a work of art.
The Movie Club
Jan. 6 2016 11:30 AMThe 2015 Movie ClubEntry 9: Lava is the worst movie Pixar has ever made.
The Movie Club
Jan. 5 2016 10:30 AMThe 2015 Movie ClubEntry 5: In a year of mega-franchises, a 60-year-old Indian trilogy got me my mojo back.
Movies
Dec. 31 2015 10:10 AMAnomalisaA beautiful, tricky, heartbreaking puppet show from Charlie Kaufman.
Culture Gabfest
Dec. 28 2015 10:18 AMThe “Draggy Endless Carols” Bonus SegmentThe Culture Gabfest crew compiles the worst songs of the season.
Movies
Dec. 23 2015 5:45 AMThe Hateful EightQuentin Tarantino’s eighth film is bold, gorgeous, verbally clever, and possibly evil.
Movies
Dec. 22 2015 9:45 AMJoyWant to see Jennifer Lawrence haggle over industrial parts? This is the movie for you! Otherwise …
Movies
Dec. 16 2015 4:26 PMThe Force Awakens Reinvigorates Star Wars for the 21st CenturyJ.J. Abrams restores balance to the Force.
Culture Gabfest
Dec. 11 2015 3:32 PMThe “I Prefer They” Bonus SegmentThe Culture Gabfest discuss why some major news outlets have started using gender-neutral pronouns and titles. 
Movies
Dec. 10 2015 12:39 PMBubble BoysThe antic Big Short plays the collapse of 2008 for laughs—but it’s still a tragedy.
Culturebox
Dec. 4 2015 8:45 AMFatal Visions110 years of Macbeth on film.
Culture Gabfest
Dec. 2 2015 1:35 PMThe Culture Gabfest “[Rocky Theme]” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Creed, Marvel’s Jessica Jones, and regulating addiction on the Internet.
Culture Gabfest
Nov. 20 2015 9:00 AMThe “Podcast Feud” Bonus SegmentThe hosts of the Political Gabfest, Culture Gabfest, and Hang Up and Listen face off in a Slate-y version of Family Feud
Culture Gabfest
Nov. 18 2015 2:21 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Live From Broadway” EditionSlate’s megapodcast on the Paris attacks, Master of None, the Russian doping scandal, and an interview with the stars of Hamilton.

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