Dana Stevens Dana Stevens

Dana Stevens is Slate's movie critic.

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
Jan. 2 2014 12:55 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Wolfie Is My Safe Word” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The Wolf of Wall Street, Call the Midwife, and Britney Spears’ Las Vegas residency.
Movies
Dec. 26 2013 6:30 PMAugust: Osage CountyA gifted ensemble cast can't save this messy adaptation of the acclaimed play.
Movies
Dec. 23 2013 5:16 PMThe Wolf of Wall StreetEpic in size, claustrophobically narrow in scope.
Movies
Dec. 19 2013 6:03 PMHerSpike Jonze’s wistful portrait of our love affair with technology.
Movies
Dec. 13 2013 6:36 PMSaving Mr. BanksIt’ll leave you feeling something short of supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.
Brow Beat
Dec. 12 2013 11:38 AMThe Worst Movies of 2013
Movies
Dec. 10 2013 8:02 AMThe Best Movies of 2013It was an outrageous year of cinematic bounty.
Brow Beat
Nov. 27 2013 4:02 PMDoes Spike Lee Do Oldboy Justice? Two Slate Writers Discuss.
Culture Gabfest
Nov. 27 2013 1:04 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Over the River and Through the Woods” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Nebraska, new online shopping site the Prowl, and the highs and lows of Thanksgiving fare.
Movies
Nov. 22 2013 4:19 PMIs the Man Who Is Tall Happy?Noam Chomsky talks, Michel Gondry doodles, and somehow it makes for a captivating movie.
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
Movies
Dec. 31 2013 7:14 PMThe Secret Life of Walter MittyA movie searches for its own sense of fun.
Culture Gabfest
Dec. 25 2013 10:00 AMWhat Makes for “Good Conversation”?
Movies
Dec. 20 2013 1:11 PMAnchorman 2Some of it is funny. Some of it dies.
Culture Gabfest
Dec. 18 2013 6:24 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Don’t Put Metal in the Science Oven” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on American Hustle, the Danish political drama Borgen, and long-form journalism in the digital age.
Movies
Dec. 12 2013 7:00 PMAmerican HustleSomewhere between a raunchy All the President’s Men and an emo Goodfellas.
Culture Gabfest
Dec. 11 2013 1:02 PMThe Culture Gabfest “All That Chintz” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Inside Llewyn Davis, the threat of “smarm,” and “Interwoven Globe” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Movies
Dec. 5 2013 5:03 PMInside Llewyn DavisA journey back to Greenwich Village’s folk heyday with the freeflowin’ brothers Coen.
Movies
Nov. 27 2013 1:06 PMOldboyOh boy.
Technology
Nov. 26 2013 7:00 AMThe Platonic TurtleneckI’ve searched high and low for this elusive garment. A new site, the Prowl, lets me crowdsource my quest.
Movies
Nov. 21 2013 6:55 PMThe Hunger Games: Catching FireNeeds more kindling.

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