Dana Stevens
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Dana Stevens is Slate’s movie critic.

Brow Beat
Jan. 25 2017 8:27 PMMary Tyler Moore Made Me Want to Grow Up to Be a Single Working Woman
Movies
Jan. 24 2017 8:08 PMThe SalesmanNo wonder the latest from Asghar Farhadi just scored a Best Foreign Language Film nomination. It’s masterful.
Culture Gabfest
Jan. 12 2017 1:57 PMThe Podcasts We Listen to Right NowThe Culture Gabfest picks a playlist of favorites for 2017. 
The Movie Club
Jan. 6 2017 12:40 PMThe Movie Club, 2016My moviegoing resolutions for the New Year.
Culture Gabfest
Jan. 4 2017 1:01 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Samba and Tapas” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on La La Land, Manchester by the Sea, and this year’s Slate Movie Club.
The Movie Club
Jan. 3 2017 7:45 AMThe Movie Club, 2016Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds spent their careers strangling sexism. In 2016, sexism struck back.
Culture Gabfest
Dec. 28 2016 9:42 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Two Condoms and a Poem” EditionIn a special call-in edition of Slate’s Culture Gabfest, the critics answer listeners’ questions and offer advice.
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
Jan. 25 2017 12:12 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Chalkboard Ninja” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Hidden Figures, Oscar nominations, and punching Nazis.
Culture Gabfest
Jan. 18 2017 12:20 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Slow-Mo Nun Soccer” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The Young Pope, A Monster Calls, and Neanderthals.
Culture Gabfest
Jan. 11 2017 1:49 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Decadent Slime” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The OA, Fences, and art in hard times.
The Movie Club
Jan. 5 2017 10:28 AMThe Movie Club, 2016The best documentaries of the year tested the boundaries of the term documentary.
The Movie Club
Jan. 4 2017 7:15 AMThe Movie Club, 2016What in the hell are we supposed to make of the ending of Elle?
The Movie Club
Jan. 2 2017 5:45 AMThe Movie Club, 2016Why is Moonlight the one movie we all agree on? And am I a dupe for loving La La Land?
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.

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