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Dana Stevens is Slate’s movie critic.

Movies
Dec. 22 2016 6:43 PMSilenceMartin Scorsese’s stunning passion project explores the power and dangers of faith.
Culture Gabfest
Dec. 21 2016 12:59 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Life Star Death Star” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Search Party, and Stevie Wonder.
Assessment
Dec. 20 2016 10:26 AMBeing Bening20th Century Women is just the latest in Annette Bening’s masterful performances as women giving performances.
Culture Gabfest
Dec. 14 2016 12:21 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Mensch Warfare“ EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on the new film Jackie, the Netflix series 3%, and violence in video games.
Movies
Dec. 8 2016 11:54 AMThe Top 10 Movies of 2016Troubling movies for a troubled year.
Culture Gabfest
Dec. 7 2016 11:36 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Low End Theory” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The Edge of Seventeen, A Tribe Called Quest’s new album We Got It From Here …, and Trump’s stunt presidency.
Movies
Dec. 1 2016 10:53 AMJackieAn intense, disorienting biopic about the power of image and celebrity in the White House.
Culture Gabfest
Nov. 23 2016 1:03 PMIs Thanksgiving Really the Best Holiday?Maybe. Here’s what Slate’s Culture Gabfest thinks.
Movies
Nov. 18 2016 9:26 AMManchester by the SeaKenneth Lonergan’s astonishing drama seems to contain all of life within it.
Culture Gabfest
Nov. 16 2016 2:28 PMThe Culture Gabfest “The New Abnormal” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on the election, finding solace in art and culture, and a discussion with Explaining Hitler author Ron Rosenbaum.
Movies
Nov. 10 2016 4:54 PMBilly Lynn’s Long Halftime WalkAn orchestrated attack on the viewer with a solemn message about American soldiers.
Culture Gabfest
Nov. 9 2016 3:26 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Regnal Name Generator” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on the Netflix series The Crown, Jeff Nichols’ Loving, and the Making Gay History podcast.
Movies
Nov. 3 2016 12:28 PMLovingA simple and moving love story about a couple who just happened to change America.
Culture Gabfest
Oct. 27 2016 5:32 PMLet the Hosts of the Culture Gabfest Serenade YouTo make good on a promise to listeners, Dana Stevens and Stephen Metcalf play songs by Elvis Costello and Billy Bragg.
Movies
Oct. 20 2016 12:07 PMMoonlightBarry Jenkins’ stunning movie showers its audience in blessings.
Movies
Dec. 22 2016 10:49 AMFencesSure, it’s stagey. But seize the chance to see two great actors playing two great roles.
Wonder Week
Dec. 21 2016 9:00 AMWhen Stevie Rocked Out on Sesame Street“Superstition” live gave a generation of 1970s children their first glimpse of a great artist at work.
Culture Gabfest
Dec. 15 2016 3:46 PMHere’s What We Learned From Our Top 10 Lists This YearWhat the Culture Gabfest has to say about their favorite books and films of 2016.
Movies
Dec. 9 2016 11:12 AMLa La LandDamien Chazelle’s musical is an ambitious valentine to the beauty of cinema.
Culture Gabfest
Dec. 7 2016 2:43 PMWait, Could We Change Our Minds about Billy on the Street?Is the show worth the watch? Stephen Metcalf and Dana Stevens reconsider.
Television
Dec. 6 2016 10:21 AMWhat Digger Made of the Gilmore Girls ReunionA conversation with Chris Eigeman about the show’s four final words and more.
Culture Gabfest
Nov. 30 2016 2:44 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Banter About Banter” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Disney’s Moana, the return of Gilmore Girls, and whether robots should have rights.
Culture Gabfest
Nov. 23 2016 1:02 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Hey Aliens, Use a Coaster” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Mike Pence at Hamilton, Denis Villeneuve’s Arrival, and Billy on the Street.
Culture Gabfest
Nov. 17 2016 2:26 PMWill Late-Night Shows Help Us Laugh Through a Trump Presidency?Maybe. Here’s what Slate’s Culture Gabfest thinks about the shifting role of comedy.
Movies
Nov. 11 2016 6:47 PMEllePaul Verhoeven’s unsettling latest is a black comedy about systemic misogyny, a rape whodunit, and so much more.
Culture Gabfest
Nov. 10 2016 3:19 PMWhat’s Your First Political Memory?The hosts of Slate’s Culture Gabfest discuss their first impressions of politics. 
Culture Gabfest
Nov. 3 2016 4:43 PMIt’s Not Weird for Adults to Dress Up for Halloween, Right?The hosts of Slate’s Culture Gabfest discuss how grown-ups should approach Halloween.
Culture Gabfest
Nov. 2 2016 1:44 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Sad Eagle” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Designated Survivor, Ava DuVernay’s documentary 13th, and the death of Vine.
Culture Gabfest
Oct. 26 2016 12:41 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Beige Goo” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Moonlight, Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize, and the Silicon Valley superfood, Soylent.
Culture Gabfest
Oct. 20 2016 11:49 AMFrom Handwritten Notes to Classic MoviesThe hosts take audience questions from their live show in Santa Monica.

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