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Dana Stevens is Slate’s movie critic.

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.
Brow Beat
Nov. 17 2017 10:27 AMDoes Anyone Say “Booyah” Anymore? And Other Mysteries of Justice League.
Culture Gabfest
Nov. 8 2017 11:34 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Two Steves and a Metcalf” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Lady Bird, Alias Grace, and the 50th anniversary of Rolling Stone.
Culture Gabfest
Nov. 1 2017 12:29 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Tiny Frozen Shrimp” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold, Will & Grace, and a new wave of sexual harassment allegations in Hollywood and the media.
Culture Gabfest
Oct. 18 2017 11:49 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Priceless Moments” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected), Netflix’s American Vandal, and teenage anxiety.
Brow Beat
Oct. 6 2017 8:03 AMDoes Blade Runner 2049’s Ending Preserve the Mysteries of the Original—or Spoil Them?
Movies
Sept. 29 2017 9:00 AMBlade Runner 2049 Is Just As Visually Dazzling and Thematically Vague As the OriginalWe’re gonna need a bigger “whoa.”
Movies
Sept. 22 2017 2:26 PMIn 2017, the Triumph of Battle of the Sexes Feels Like a Hollow VictoryEmma Stone and Steve Carell deliver winning performances as Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs, but we all know how this story ends.
Culture Gabfest
Sept. 20 2017 9:40 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Live From Toronto” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Justin Trudeau, Joni Mitchell, and Mudbound.
Movies
Sept. 7 2017 1:59 PMThe New It Has Too Much Insane Clown, Not Enough PosseThe latest adaptation of Stephen King’s novel piles on the jump scares, but it’s at its best when showing friends simply clowning around.
Movies
Aug. 31 2017 3:36 PMColumbus Design for LivingA video essayist’s meticulous first feature reminds us of modernism’s utopian roots.
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 23 2017 12:27 PMThe Culture Gabfest “The Tree Is a Colander” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Logan Lucky, the solar eclipse, and internet censorship of white supremacists.
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 17 2017 3:10 PMBooks for the BeachThe Culture Gabfest on what to read before summer’s end.
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.
Culture Gabfest
Nov. 15 2017 10:05 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Tell Me About a Complicated Man” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Murder on the Orient Express, Louis C.K., and Emily Wilson’s new translation of Homer’s Odyssey.
Brow Beat
Nov. 3 2017 1:15 PMDoes Thor: Ragnarok Have Sufficient Punching to Qualify as a Superhero Film?
Culture Gabfest
Oct. 25 2017 10:31 AMThe Culture Gabfest “What If Crime Is a Response to Our Broken Society?” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Mindhunter, “Rockstar” by Post Malone, and Rotten Tomatoes.
Culture Gabfest
Oct. 11 2017 10:34 AMThe Culture Gabfest “We’ve Seen Things You People Wouldn’t Believe” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Blade Runner 2049, Season 4 of Transparent, and Harvey Weinstein.
Culture Gabfest
Oct. 4 2017 10:21 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Too Good to Last” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Battle of the Sexes, remembering Tom Petty, and the works of John McPhee.
Culture Gabfest
Sept. 27 2017 10:40 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Allegory!” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Mother!, Ken Burns’ The Vietnam War, and the art of drawing caricatures.
Brow Beat
Sept. 22 2017 7:33 AMWhat Should We Make of the Ending of Mother? Three Slate Critics Discuss in Spoiler-y Detail.
Brow Beat
Sept. 8 2017 7:33 AMSlate’s Spoiler Special Returns for a Spoiler-Filled Discussion of the New Adaptation of It
Culture Gabfest
Sept. 6 2017 10:59 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Look What You Made Richard Dreyfuss Do” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Taylor Swift in the age of Trump, and fan fiction.
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 30 2017 11:19 AMThe Culture Gabfest “#NoFilter” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Ingrid Goes West, Rick and Morty, and Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede.
Movies
Aug. 17 2017 3:56 PMLogan LuckySteven Soderbergh’s return to the big screen doesn’t quite re-create that Ocean’s magic, but it’s still a pleasure to have him back.
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 16 2017 12:39 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Hella Doomed” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Insecure, Dr. Strangelove, and a major controversy rocking the world of YA Twitter.

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