Dana Stevens
Dana Stevens Dana Stevens

Dana Stevens is Slate's movie critic.

Brow Beat
March 30 2015 8:32 AMTwo Slate Critics Discuss White God, the New Movie About a Dog Uprising
Culture Gabfest
March 25 2015 10:01 AMThe “Subliminal Plagiarism” Bonus SegmentJulia, Dana, and Jessica discuss influence, plagiarism, and borrowing.
Culture Gabfest
March 11 2015 2:08 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Woodshedding” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, TV opening credit sequences, and Ryan Boudinot’s takedown of MFAs.
Books
March 4 2015 11:39 AMBeautifully, Profoundly, Naively, Contradictorily, Romantically, Kinetically, Jokily, Cockily, Fearfully, Drunkenly, Goofily, ImpudentlyRobert Christgau’s memoir.
Culture Gabfest
Feb. 25 2015 11:43 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Decapitated Swan Dress” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on the Academy Awards, Björk’s album Vulnicura, and audiophilia. 
Culture Gabfest
Feb. 18 2015 12:47 PMThe “All About Love“ Bonus SegmentCulture Lovefest: Stephen, Julia, and Dana reveal their favorite love songs
Screening Room
Feb. 17 2015 11:31 AMAn Aria of Maternal GriefHow Patricia Arquette’s final scene in Boyhood cements her performance as one for the ages.
Culture Gabfest
Feb. 11 2015 11:30 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Ass Over Teakettle” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Better Call Saul, Whiplash, and the ethics of publishing Harper Lee’s manuscript.
Culture Gabfest
Feb. 4 2015 10:50 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Nice Singlet!” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Foxcatcher, Sleater-Kinney’s album No Cities to Love, and the 2015 Super Bowl ads.
Culturebox
Jan. 27 2015 2:24 PMTumbling Into the ScreenHow watching movies with my daughter changed the way I thought about film.
Movies
Jan. 21 2015 7:11 PMThe Battle Over American SniperClint Eastwood’s film is a lot more than just red meat for red-state moviegoers.
Brow Beat
Jan. 16 2015 3:27 PMThis Best Documentary Nominee Is One of the Worst Documentaries I Saw in 2014
The Movie Club
Jan. 9 2015 6:11 PMThe 2014 Movie ClubEntry 17: Farewell, Movie Club! Five movies I’m looking forward to in 2015.
The Movie Club
Jan. 7 2015 3:51 PMThe 2014 Movie ClubEntry 9: As grateful as I was to have a superhero movie that wasn’t a superhero movie, WTF was Birdman even about?
The Movie Club
Jan. 6 2015 10:55 AMThe 2014 Movie ClubEntry 5: Critics and audiences loved Beyond the Lights. Too bad no one can see it.
Culture Gabfest
March 25 2015 12:20 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Scamp Stamp” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on It’s Me, Hilary; Laura Kipnis’ article about “sexual paranoia” on campus; and the art of celebrity impressions.
Culture Gabfest
March 18 2015 10:38 AMThe Culture Gabfest “America’s One Night Stand With Robin Thicke” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on the “Blurred Lines” court case, Snapchat Discover, and what makes a good title.
Culture Gabfest
March 4 2015 11:45 AMThe Culture Gabfest “There’s No Wrong Way to Use a Margarita Pool” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The Last Man on Earth, Karl Ove Knausgaard’s travel writing, and the viral phenomenon of “the dress.”
Movies
Feb. 26 2015 12:02 PMMaps to the StarsRecalibrate your disgust-o-meter for David Cronenberg’s Hollywood satire.
Movies
Feb. 23 2015 1:06 AMTeam JulianneHer Oscar only confirms what those of us who have been watching this incredible actress have known for 25 years.
Culture Gabfest
Feb. 18 2015 10:36 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Red Room of Pain” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Fifty Shades of Grey, Jon Stewart leaving The Daily Show, and Oscar fashion coverage.
Brow Beat
Feb. 14 2015 5:12 PMSpoiler Special: Fifty Shades of Grey
Slate Fare
Feb. 6 2015 8:05 AMThe Dana After TomorrowSlate’s film critic on why she’s not reviewing movies for the next three months.
Culture Gabfest
Jan. 29 2015 12:32 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Whiteout Conditions” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on American Sniper, Jonathan Chait’s article on the resurgence of political correctness, and the Sundance Film Festival.
Brow Beat
Jan. 23 2015 1:06 PMThe Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix in February
Culture Gabfest
Jan. 21 2015 12:10 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Tales From the Decrypt” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The Imitation Game, HBO’s Togetherness, and Joan Didion as the new face of Céline.
Culture Gabfest
Jan. 14 2015 5:44 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Expensive Speech” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Selma, the cultural response to the Charlie Hebdo attacks, and the new online-only Merriam-Webster edition.
The Movie Club
Jan. 8 2015 4:08 PMThe 2014 Movie ClubEntry 13: Channing Tatum’s backflip in Foxcatcher is only the third-best Channing moment of 2014.
Culture Gabfest
Jan. 7 2015 1:40 PMThe Culture Gabfest “The Brio of the Buoy” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Mr. Turner, Lee Daniels’ new show Empire, and D’Angelo’s new album Black Messiah.
The Movie Club
Jan. 4 2015 7:59 PMThe 2014 Movie ClubEntry 1: The Interview was both an inspirational and terrible end to a weird movie year.

READ MORE STORIES

  Slate Plus
Lexicon Valley
March 31 2015 9:17 AM The Redline of March Overheard on email: Slates copy desk rounds up the month’s style and grammar rulings.