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Dana Stevens is Slate's movie critic.

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?
Brow Beat
Jan. 30 2014 9:31 AMIs The Wolf of Wall Street a Scorching Attack on the American Dream or Just an Epic Bore?
The Movie Club
Jan. 17 2014 11:06 AMThe Movie ClubEntry 13: My problem with 12 Years a Slave.
Brow Beat
Jan. 16 2014 10:14 AMIs Her Destined to Become a Classic? Three Slate Critics Discuss.
The Movie Club
Jan. 14 2014 9:44 PMThe Movie ClubEntry 5: The gratifyingly frank, unprurient, smokin’ hot middle-aged lesbian sex of Concussion.
Culture Gabfest
Jan. 8 2014 12:49 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Do Androids Dream of Joaquin Phoenix?” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Her, Isaac Asimov’s predictions for 2014, and the pretense of anonymity in restaurant criticism.
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.
Culture Gabfest
Jan. 29 2014 2:15 PMIn What World Could Philomena Win Best Picture?
The Movie Club
Jan. 16 2014 12:01 PMThe Movie ClubEntry 9: Forrest Gump and the Sundance Kid snubbed by the Academy!
Culture Gabfest
Jan. 15 2014 10:42 AMThe Culture Gabfest “From Now on This Gabfest Is a Space for Silent Reflection” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on True Detective, The Spoils of Babylon, and the absence of African-American artists at the top of Billboard charts.
The Movie Club
Jan. 12 2014 11:43 PMThe Movie ClubEntry 1: Was Wolf of Wall Street a critique of capitalist privilege or a feast on the goodies such privilege can buy?
Movies
Jan. 2 2014 7:32 PMLone Survivor’s Title Gives Away the Ending, But That Doesn’t Make It Any Less Harrowing

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