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Dana Stevens is Slate's movie critic.

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.
Culture Gabfest
April 2 2014 12:33 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Are You There God? It’s Me, Hollywood” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Noah, Doll & Em, and the end of Television Without Pity.
Movies
March 21 2014 3:40 PMWhy Teens Love DystopiasBrutal, highly factionalized worlds governed by remote authoritarian entities? That’s basically high school.
Culture Gabfest
March 19 2014 11:22 AMDo Trigger Warnings Promote Sensitivity or Entitlement on College Campuses?
Culture Gabfest
March 12 2014 10:38 AMThe Culture Gabfest “All Aboard the Model Train” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The Grand Budapest Hotel, Cosmos with Neil Degrasse Tyson, and the trials of bitcoin.
Movies
March 5 2014 7:01 PMThe Scribblin’ SamuraiDana Stevens answers reader questions during a Reddit AMA.
Movies
March 3 2014 8:14 AMIt Was Gravity vs. GravitasAnd the weightier movie won.
Movies
Feb. 26 2014 9:18 PMThe Grand Budapest HotelWes Anderson goes to war.
Brow Beat
Feb. 24 2014 10:45 AMDoes Miyazaki’s Last Movie Excuse the Deadly WWII Legacy of Its Hero?
Movies
Feb. 20 2014 6:55 PMThe Wind RisesHayao Miyazaki’s final film has the sweep of a David Lean epic and the dreamlike quality of late Kurosawa.
Brow Beat
Feb. 15 2014 10:41 AMIs the New RoboCop a Worthy Successor to the 1987 Classic? Three Slate Critics Discuss.
Movies
Feb. 13 2014 6:14 PMRoboCopIs the spirit of the original still alive?
Brow Beat
Feb. 8 2014 10:18 AMIs The LEGO Movie Actually Good? Two Critics Discuss.
Culture Gabfest
Feb. 5 2014 11:01 AMRosanne Cash Names Her Favorite Rosanne Cash Song
Movies
Jan. 31 2014 4:35 PMLabor DayCampiest sex scene since Ghost?
Movies
April 3 2014 12:53 PMA Mild WinterScarlett Johansson enlivens the pleasant but unremarkable new Captain America.
Brow Beat
March 22 2014 8:30 AMWill Hardcore Muppet Fans Enjoy Muppets Most Wanted? Two Slate Critics Discuss.
Movies
March 19 2014 7:29 PMMuppets Most WantedThe lovers, the dreamers, and Ray Liotta.

Movies
March 12 2014 7:39 PMLars von Trier’s Nymphomaniac: Vol. I: You Won’t Believe Shia LaBeouf’s Cockney Accent
Brow Beat
March 7 2014 3:36 PMIs Wes Anderson's Gorgeous Nostalgia Trip a Journey Worth Taking? Four Critics Discuss.
Culture Gabfest
March 5 2014 2:39 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Travoltified” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on the Academy Awards, American fraternities, and the “normcore” aesthetic.
Movies
Feb. 28 2014 5:51 PMThe Lady in Number 6This documentary short about the oldest Holocaust survivor is 38 minutes of pure joy.
Culture Gabfest
Feb. 26 2014 11:49 AMWhere Would Judd Apatow Be Without Harold Ramis?
Movies
Feb. 21 2014 6:46 PMChild’s PoseIt ain’t about yoga.
Culture Gabfest
Feb. 19 2014 11:29 AMIs Italian Oscar Nominee The Great Beauty a Sumptuous Feast or a Pretentious Mess?
Movies
Feb. 14 2014 7:19 PMI Can’t “Let It Go”My daughter loves Frozen, but that weird come-hither makeover in its show-stopping ballad leaves me very cold.
Culture Gabfest
Feb. 12 2014 12:33 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Piece of Resistance” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The Lego Movie, how the Sochi games affect U.S. views of Russia, and historical photos on Twitter.
Movies
Feb. 6 2014 7:23 PMThe Lego MovieA clever, vivid, funny, oddly profound movie … about plastic bricks.
Movies
Feb. 3 2014 6:48 AMPSH, RIPPhilip Seymour Hoffman could do anything—and he was just getting started.
Movies
Jan. 30 2014 4:34 PMTomorrow NightLouis C.K.’s genre-busting, never-released feature about a man who makes love to ice cream.

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Oct. 23 2014 7:30 AM Our Solar System and Galaxy … Seen by an Astronaut
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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.