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Dana Stevens is Slate’s movie critic.

Culture Gabfest
Oct. 22 2015 5:01 PMThe “Scare Your Pants Off” Bonus SegmentThe Culture Gabfest panelists share opinions on their favorite fear-inducing books and films.
Movies
Oct. 16 2015 10:44 AMBridge of Spies Is a Cold War Movie With a Message About Guantánamo BaySteven Spielberg’s thriller may seem old-fashioned, but it could hardly be more relevant
Culture Gabfest
Oct. 15 2015 10:45 AMThe “Guide and a Goad” Bonus SegmentThe panelists answer a question from a Slate fan about metaphors.
Movies
Oct. 14 2015 9:02 AMRoomIt’s amazing how much Brie Larson and Jacob Tremblay can do within one 11-by-11-foot space.
Movies
Oct. 9 2015 10:29 AMThe SharkMichael Fassbender as a predatory Steve Jobs in Danny Boyle and Aaron Sorkin’s biopic.
Culture Gabfest
Oct. 7 2015 9:47 AMThe Culture Gabfest “#TeenLife” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The Martian, The Grinder, and whether Hamlet is fat.
Movies
Oct. 1 2015 10:41 AMSaving Astronaut WatneyMatt Damon tries to stay alive while a loyal team fights to bring him home in Ridley Scott’s entertaining The Martian.
Culture Gabfest
Sept. 23 2015 3:43 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Live From Chicago” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Black Mass, sketch comedy, and Donald Trump.
Culture Gabfest
Sept. 22 2015 5:40 PMThe “Mining the Past” Bonus SegmentJulia Turner, Dana Stevens, and Stephen Metcalf discuss Laura Bennett’s critique of the personal essay and share their favorite examples.
Movies
Sept. 17 2015 10:43 AMSicarioDirector Denis Villeneuve gives the brutal violence of the intractable drug war the action-movie treatment.
Culture Gabfest
Sept. 9 2015 2:01 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Binocular G” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on #peakTV, Documentary Now, and the new Google logo.
Movies
Aug. 28 2015 3:46 PMThe Second MotherA magnificent drama about the charged relationship between household help and the household.
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 5 2015 11:32 AMThe Culture Gabfest #Squadgoals EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, #squad, and country music for people who don’t like country music.
Movies
July 30 2015 9:52 PMThe End of the TourDavid Foster Wallace is at the center of a movie of ideas that contains actual ideas.
Culture Gabfest
July 29 2015 9:43 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Go Set a Pet” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The Look of Silence, GMOs, and Dr. Seuss’ newly released book.
Culture Gabfest
Oct. 21 2015 6:19 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Pry This Lectern Out of My Cold, Dead Hands” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Bridge of Spies, Henry David Thoreau, and lectures.
Movies
Oct. 15 2015 2:52 PMCrimson PeakGuillermo del Toro’s haunted-house horror film is gothic in every sense of the word.
Culture Gabfest
Oct. 14 2015 2:59 PMThe Culture Gabfest “If Only Garfield Had Taken His Clothes Off” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on 99 Homes, Wesley Morris on identity, and Dana Stevens’ cinematic tour through Tokyo. 
Culture Gabfest
Oct. 9 2015 2:04 PMThe “Blood and Guts” Bonus SegmentStephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner discuss former vegetarians, pan-seared steaks, and ethical omnivores.
Culturebox
Oct. 8 2015 5:35 AMFound in TranslationA film critic revisits a lifetime of cinema on a journey to Japan.
Movies
Oct. 2 2015 12:16 PMThe Cab Ride as Artistic RebellionIranian director Jafar Panahi, banned from movie-making, returns with the funny and moving Taxi.
Culture Gabfest
Sept. 30 2015 5:04 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Sugar and Spice and Blood” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on How to Get Away With Murder, Ryan Adams’ 1989, and pumpkin spice.
Culture Gabfest
Sept. 23 2015 12:44 PMThe A+ Personal Essay CollectionJulia Turner, Dana Stevens, and Stephen Metcalf share their favorite first-person essays.
Movies
Sept. 18 2015 12:18 PMBlack MassJohnny Depp’s ice-cold Whitey Bulger is the highlight of a solid Boston gangster movie.
Culture Gabfest
Sept. 16 2015 6:19 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Hot and Cold Running Sonnets” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on You’re the Worst, The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, and being a Luddite.
Culture Gabfest
Sept. 2 2015 5:11 PMThe Culture “Bullets or Exposition” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Narcos, Jonathan Franzen, and students at Duke refusing to read Fun Home.
Movies
Aug. 6 2015 10:36 AMI Wanna Get Lost in Your Rock ’n’ RollMeryl Streep is wondrous as a washed-up rocker in Ricki and the Flash.
Brow Beat
July 31 2015 8:02 AMThe Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix in August
Movies
July 29 2015 5:50 PMMore Risky BusinessTom Cruise’s mission, should he choose to accept it: Keep making action movies forever.
Culture Gabfest
July 28 2015 3:09 PMThe “Vocal Fry” Bonus SegmentDana, Julia, Stephen, and Ann discuss women’s voices, vocal fry, and more.

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