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Dana Stevens is Slate's movie critic.

Culture Gabfest
May 28 2014 1:33 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Sadness as the Bread” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on HBO’s The Normal Heart, commencement speeches, and the 9/11 Memorial Museum.
Slate Plus
May 23 2014 12:31 PMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Reparations, Beowulf, and a rum omelette, from Dana Stevens.
Culture Gabfest
May 21 2014 11:02 AMThe Culture Gabfest “We Are 100 Percent All Going to Die Someday” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Penny Dreadful, Chipotle’s new literary branding, and net neutrality.
Movies
May 15 2014 9:55 PMWant to See a Giant Radioactive Lizard Whale on Stuff?Then Godzilla delivers.
Culture Gabfest
May 14 2014 11:46 AMThe Culture Gabfest “I Dig Your Directionless Fury” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Locke, Adventure Time, and Nikil Saval’s Cubed: A Secret History of the Workplace.
Movies
May 8 2014 7:38 AMFreaks and GreeksSeth Rogen and Rose Byrne make war on bro privilege in Neighbors.
Brow Beat
May 2 2014 3:55 PMIs Under the Skin Eerily Gripping or a Difficult Bore?
Movies
May 1 2014 11:59 AMLockeA stripped-down existential road movie with a masterful performance from Tom Hardy.
Culture Gabfest
April 30 2014 10:46 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Gild This” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century, Last Week Tonight With John Oliver, and spring cleaning.
Movies
April 24 2014 7:35 PMBlue RuinA revenge thriller that cannily subverts your expectations of revenge thrillers.
Movies
April 18 2014 7:12 PMHigh MaintenanceThis is how you should spend your 4/20.
Culture Gabfest
April 16 2014 2:46 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Silent T Party” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Stephen Colbert’s move to The Late Show, Adam Begley’s Updike, and Futurism at the Guggenheim.
Movies
April 11 2014 7:23 PMHorse SenseWhat I learned about being a mother from National Velvet’s Araminty Brown.
Culture Gabfest
April 9 2014 12:46 PMDoes Silicon Valley Have a Sense of Humor?
Brow Beat
April 4 2014 5:36 PMIs the New Captain America Even Better Than The Avengers? Two Slate Critics Discuss.
Movies
May 23 2014 6:21 PMThe Book Every Movie Lover Should OwnThe sixth—and possibly last—edition of David Thomson’s New Biographical Dictionary of Film.
Movies
May 22 2014 1:43 PMEffin’ Magnetos—How Do They Work?X-Men Days of Future Past is maximalist Hollywood filmmaking at its best.
Brow Beat
May 16 2014 4:44 PMIs Godzilla a Summer Blockbuster With a Brain? Or Just a Fun Lizard Fight? We Debate.
Movies
May 15 2014 10:46 AMThe ImmigrantJames Gray’s lavish, old-fashioned melodrama showcases big performances from Joaquin Phoenix and Marion Cotillard.
Movies
May 9 2014 2:38 PMEnemy and The DoubleTwo new movies about doppelgangers bear an uncanny resemblance.
Culture Gabfest
May 7 2014 11:54 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Live from Montreal” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Orphan Black, Hateship Loveship, and Carl Wilson’s Let’s Talk About Love.
Movies
May 2 2014 11:01 AMIdaA journey you won’t forget.
Brow Beat
April 30 2014 1:50 PMA Bob Hoskins Performance I’ll Never Forget
Movies
April 25 2014 8:38 PMThe Amazing Spider-Man 2Maybe every generation gets the Spider-Man it deserves, but must every micro-generation?
Culture Gabfest
April 23 2014 12:48 PMShould Gawker Ban Internet Slang?
Movies
April 17 2014 6:55 PMTranscendenceThe perils of uploading Johnny Depp to a supercomputer.
Slate Plus
April 16 2014 11:22 AMWe Wanted to Welcome You to Slate Plus… So we created these videos just for you, members!
Movies
April 10 2014 4:18 PMHateship LoveshipKristen Wiig is a revelation in this adaptation of Alice Munro’s short story.
Brow Beat
April 5 2014 9:16 AMWhat Do We Learn About Donald Rumsfeld From Errol Morris’ New Documentary? A Discussion.
Movies
April 4 2014 4:34 PMA Very Special SnowflakeTalking to Errol Morris about Donald Rumsfeld, who’s as maddeningly opaque as ever in The Unknown Known.

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Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.