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Dana Stevens is Slate’s movie critic.

Brow Beat
Nov. 17 2017 10:27 AMDoes Anyone Say “Booyah” Anymore? And Other Mysteries of Justice League.
Movies
Nov. 10 2017 6:48 PMWatching Louis C.K.’s New Movie and Saying GoodbyeI’ll never look at my old cultural crush the same way again.
Culture Gabfest
Nov. 8 2017 11:34 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Two Steves and a Metcalf” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Lady Bird, Alias Grace, and the 50th anniversary of Rolling Stone.
Movies
Nov. 2 2017 1:36 PMLady Bird Is a Coming-of-Age Movie That Announces Greta Gerwig as a Fully Developed FilmmakerThe actress’ solo directorial debut is as mature and refreshing a high school movie as The Edge of Seventeen and Diary of a Teenage Girl.
Movies
Oct. 30 2017 5:55 AMChristine Vachon Stays Thriving by Telling the Stories That Hollywood Won’tThe “fierce” indie producer on how she’s remained successful in a world hostile to both women and midbudget films.
Movies
Oct. 20 2017 1:50 PMWonderstruck Is a Cabinet of WondersTodd Haynes’ new film is a meticulously curated pastiche that spans generations, genres, and styles.
Movies
Oct. 13 2017 1:50 PMThe Harvey Weinstein Scandal Is Changing How I Look at the MoviesJust as the election challenged my perception of America, the past week has transformed my whole understanding of Hollywood.
Movies
Oct. 6 2017 12:07 PMThe Florida Project Is a Wonderful Film About Childhood That Isn’t at All for KidsSix-year-old Brooklynn Prince gives one of the finest child performances in years.
Culture Gabfest
Oct. 4 2017 10:21 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Too Good to Last” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Battle of the Sexes, remembering Tom Petty, and the works of John McPhee.
Movies
Sept. 28 2017 12:01 PMRichard Linklater’s Last Flag Flying Is More Than a “Sequel” to The Last DetailThe new movie, built around three great performances, stands as its own work of art.
Movies
Sept. 22 2017 2:26 PMIn 2017, the Triumph of Battle of the Sexes Feels Like a Hollow VictoryEmma Stone and Steve Carell deliver winning performances as Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs, but we all know how this story ends.
Culture Gabfest
Sept. 20 2017 9:40 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Live From Toronto” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Justin Trudeau, Joni Mitchell, and Mudbound.
Brow Beat
Sept. 8 2017 7:33 AMSlate’s Spoiler Special Returns for a Spoiler-Filled Discussion of the New Adaptation of It
Culture Gabfest
Sept. 6 2017 10:59 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Look What You Made Richard Dreyfuss Do” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Taylor Swift in the age of Trump, and fan fiction.
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 30 2017 11:19 AMThe Culture Gabfest “#NoFilter” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Ingrid Goes West, Rick and Morty, and Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede.
Culture Gabfest
Nov. 15 2017 10:05 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Tell Me About a Complicated Man” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Murder on the Orient Express, Louis C.K., and Emily Wilson’s new translation of Homer’s Odyssey.
Movies
Nov. 9 2017 2:42 PMThree Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Is Martin McDonagh’s Darkest, Funniest Movie YetThe third movie from the writer-director and playwright behind In Bruges will make you want to take out your own ad for Frances McDormand.
Brow Beat
Nov. 3 2017 1:15 PMDoes Thor: Ragnarok Have Sufficient Punching to Qualify as a Superhero Film?
Culture Gabfest
Nov. 1 2017 12:29 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Tiny Frozen Shrimp” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold, Will & Grace, and a new wave of sexual harassment allegations in Hollywood and the media.
Culture Gabfest
Oct. 25 2017 10:31 AMThe Culture Gabfest “What If Crime Is a Response to Our Broken Society?” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Mindhunter, “Rockstar” by Post Malone, and Rotten Tomatoes.
Culture Gabfest
Oct. 18 2017 11:49 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Priceless Moments” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected), Netflix’s American Vandal, and teenage anxiety.
Culture Gabfest
Oct. 11 2017 10:34 AMThe Culture Gabfest “We’ve Seen Things You People Wouldn’t Believe” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Blade Runner 2049, Season 4 of Transparent, and Harvey Weinstein.
Brow Beat
Oct. 6 2017 8:03 AMDoes Blade Runner 2049’s Ending Preserve the Mysteries of the Original—or Spoil Them?
Movies
Sept. 29 2017 9:00 AMBlade Runner 2049 Is Just As Visually Dazzling and Thematically Vague As the OriginalWe’re gonna need a bigger “whoa.”
Culture Gabfest
Sept. 27 2017 10:40 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Allegory!” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Mother!, Ken Burns’ The Vietnam War, and the art of drawing caricatures.
Brow Beat
Sept. 22 2017 7:33 AMWhat Should We Make of the Ending of Mother? Three Slate Critics Discuss in Spoiler-y Detail.
Movies
Sept. 15 2017 11:18 AMNo Number of Exclamation Points Will Prepare You for Mother!Darren Aronofsky and Jennifer Lawrence’s new movie is not just an allegory for art, marriage, and the biblical creation. It’s all those things plus a deeply symbolic kitchen sink.
Movies
Sept. 7 2017 1:59 PMThe New It Has Too Much Insane Clown, Not Enough PosseThe latest adaptation of Stephen King’s novel piles on the jump scares, but it’s at its best when showing friends simply clowning around.
Movies
Aug. 31 2017 3:36 PMColumbus Design for LivingA video essayist’s meticulous first feature reminds us of modernism’s utopian roots.
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 23 2017 12:27 PMThe Culture Gabfest “The Tree Is a Colander” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Logan Lucky, the solar eclipse, and internet censorship of white supremacists.

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