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Dana Stevens is Slate’s movie critic.

Culture Gabfest
Jan. 10 2018 12:35 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Why Wouldn’t King Kong Want a Lady Gorilla?” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The Shape of Water, the Golden Globes, and sleep.
The Movie Club
Jan. 6 2018 9:00 AMThe Movie Club, 2017Entry 13: Must every piece of storytelling be serialized?
The Movie Club
Jan. 4 2018 7:30 AMThe Movie Club, 2017Entry 5: It’s appropriate that Get Out now exists as a film with two contrasting endings.
The Movie Club
Jan. 3 2018 9:00 AMThe Movie Club, 2017Entry 1: The year’s best movies were made in a distant era and yet still spoke to our new age.
Culture Gabfest
Dec. 27 2017 11:20 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Annual Highly Improbably Completely Pre-Taped Call-In Show” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest call-in show.
Culture Gabfest
Dec. 20 2017 11:50 AMThe Culture Gabfest “General Hugs” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the HQ Trivia app, and internet memes.
Movies
Dec. 15 2017 2:13 PMLady Bird Is a Coming-of-Age Movie That Announces Greta Gerwig as a Fully Developed FilmmakerThe actress’ solo directorial debut is as mature and refreshing a high school movie as The Edge of Seventeen and Diary of a Teenage Girl.
Movies
Dec. 15 2017 2:13 PMThree Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Is Martin McDonagh’s Darkest, Funniest Movie YetThe third movie from the writer-director and playwright behind In Bruges will make you want to take out your own ad for Frances McDormand.
Movies
Dec. 15 2017 2:13 PMNo Number of Exclamation Points Will Prepare You for Mother!Darren Aronofsky and Jennifer Lawrence’s new movie is not just an allegory for art, marriage, and the biblical creation. It’s all those things plus a deeply symbolic kitchen sink.
Movies
Dec. 15 2017 2:13 PMThe Harvey Weinstein Scandal Is Changing How I Look at the MoviesJust as the election challenged my perception of America, the past week has transformed my whole understanding of Hollywood.
Movies
Dec. 15 2017 2:13 PMWonderstruck Is a Cabinet of WondersTodd Haynes’ new film is a meticulously curated pastiche that spans generations, genres, and styles.
Culture Gabfest
Dec. 13 2017 12:11 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Frantic Rabbity Burst” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on I, Tonya, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, and “Cat Person.”
Culture Gabfest
Dec. 6 2017 10:55 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Fractal Badness” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The Disaster Artist, The Room, and Fiona the hippo.
Movies
Dec. 1 2017 12:46 PMThe Disaster Artist May Redefine Your Sense of What It Means to Be GreatJames Franco’s new movie about the making of The Room will make you belly-laugh, but its comedy is also deeper and richer than mere mockery.
Culture Gabfest
Nov. 29 2017 11:29 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Do I Dare to Eat a Peach” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Call Me by Your Name, She’s Gotta Have It, and The Polybius Conspiracy.
The Movie Club
Jan. 8 2018 3:36 PMThe Movie Club, 2017Entry 17: The Golden Globes made it plain that women will be doing the heavy lifting in 2018.
The Movie Club
Jan. 5 2018 9:00 AMThe Movie Club, 2017Entry 9: America better not let BPM’s Oscar snub stop it from seeing this movie.
Culture Gabfest
Jan. 3 2018 10:45 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Beauteous Sprout” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri; Wormwood; and Slate’s 2017 Movie Club.
Brow Beat
Dec. 29 2017 8:03 AMHow Kinky Is Phantom Thread?
Screen Time
Dec. 21 2017 9:30 AMSlate Critics Pick the Best Episodes of Children’s Television of All Time
Movies
Dec. 19 2017 7:52 PMPhantom Thread Is Too Good to Keep a SecretPaul Thomas Anderson’s new movie, featuring the performance that Daniel Day-Lewis says will be his last, is a marvel of craft too beautiful to miss and too delicate to spoil.
Movies
Dec. 15 2017 2:13 PMCall Me by Your Name Is an Extravagant Revelry in the Beauty of Italy, First Love, and Armie HammerLuca Guadagnino’s new film is a pleasure trip whose melancholy ending makes it no less beautiful.
Movies
Dec. 15 2017 2:13 PMWatching Louis C.K.’s New Movie and Saying GoodbyeI’ll never look at my old cultural crush the same way again.
Movies
Dec. 15 2017 2:13 PMChristine Vachon Stays Thriving by Telling the Stories That Hollywood Won’tThe “fierce” indie producer on how she’s remained successful in a world hostile to both women and midbudget films.
Movies
Dec. 15 2017 2:13 PMThe Florida Project Is a Wonderful Film About Childhood That Isn’t at All for KidsSix-year-old Brooklynn Prince gives one of the finest child performances in years.
Movies
Dec. 15 2017 2:13 PMRichard Linklater’s Last Flag Flying Is More Than a “Sequel” to The Last DetailThe new movie, built around three great performances, stands as its own work of art.
Movies
Dec. 7 2017 4:34 PMThe Top 10 Movies of 2017The 10 pieces of flotsam I kept clinging to during this tempestuous year.
Brow Beat
Dec. 1 2017 3:30 PMWhat Should We Make of The Shape of Water’s Mysterious Ending? We Discuss Del Toro’s Latest.
Movies
Nov. 30 2017 12:08 PMThe Shape of Water Is Like Pan’s Labyrinth With More Steamy Woman–on–Fish-Monster SexGuillermo Del Toro’s new sci-fi romance may not be as deep as it thinks, but it overflows with visual imagination.
Culture Gabfest
Nov. 22 2017 11:19 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Recrimination in the Cranberry Sauce” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The Good Place, Charles Manson, and Thanksgiving.

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