Dana Stevens
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Dana Stevens is Slate’s movie critic.

Movies
July 27 2017 12:29 PMAtomic BlondeCharlize Theron’s newest action heroine is no Imperator Furiosa, but Atomic Blonde does give her one unforgettable sequence.
Culture Gabfest
July 21 2017 12:39 PMOn MayonnaiseA Culture Gabfest guide to that most controversial of condiments.
Movies
July 17 2017 8:05 PMEven Christopher Nolan Skeptics Will Be Wowed by DunkirkThe Inception filmmaker’s World War II epic is a triumph of—of all things—simplicity.
Culture Gabfest
July 12 2017 9:20 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Summer Strut 2017” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on this year’s Summer Strut playlist and the candidates for song of the summer.
Culture Gabfest
July 6 2017 3:10 PMThe Tropes and Gimmicks That Make Narrative Podcasts So Suspiciously SeductiveThe Culture Gabfest unpacks why so many podcasts sound like This American Life.
Movies
July 5 2017 7:17 PMA Ghost StoryThis odd movie, starring Casey Affleck under a bedsheet, won’t scare you, but it will haunt you.
Movies
June 29 2017 10:50 AMOkjaBong Joon-ho’s irresistible first movie for Netflix is an anti-capitalist E.T. starring Tilda Swinton and a superpig.
Movies
June 21 2017 5:30 AMThe BeguiledSofia Coppola’s new movie is elegant and tasteful to a fault—even when the hacksaws come out.
Movies
June 15 2017 1:38 PMThe Big SickBased on the unbelievable story of Kumail Nanjiani and Emily Gordon’s real-life romance, this is the rare rom-com that’s as messy as real life.
Movies
June 8 2017 7:27 PMIt Comes at NightLike a Bruegel painting, this post-apocalyptic horror film portrays a bleak vision with a master’s touch.
Culture Gabfest
June 7 2017 11:19 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Live From Melbourne” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Wonder Woman, the songwriting process of Courtney Barnett, and cultural perceptions about Australia.
Culture Gabfest
May 31 2017 10:54 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Live From Sydney” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Baywatch, The Handmaid’s Tale, and the current state of criticism.
Culture Gabfest
May 18 2017 6:52 PMHow to Give Sage AdviceThe Culture Gabfest’s short guide to parenting, relationship, and career advice.
Culture Gabfest
May 17 2017 10:14 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Needless With Three E’s” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Anne With an E, FaceApp, and Caity Weaver’s profile of Dwayne Johnson in GQ.
Culture Gabfest
May 3 2017 12:44 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Demme God” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on the legacy of Jonathan Demme, Tramps, and Bret Stephens’ climate change op-ed.
Culture Gabfest
July 26 2017 10:27 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Apes, Pigs, and Comedians” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on War for the Planet of the Apes, Okja and the ethics of eating meat, and comedy in the age of Trump.
Culture Gabfest
July 19 2017 10:05 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Hum in the Drum” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Baby Driver, Jay Z’s album 4:44, and David Brooks’ infamous sandwich op-ed.
Culture Gabfest
July 13 2017 1:13 PMWhat Makes a Song a Smash Hit?The Culture Gabfest chats with the host of Hit Parade, a new podcast about our favorite pop songs.
Movies
July 11 2017 1:03 PMWar for the Planet of the ApesThe thrilling conclusion to this thoughtful trilogy will make a monkey out of anti-franchise snobs.
Culture Gabfest
July 6 2017 10:04 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Edwina, Bring Me the Anatomy Book” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The Beguiled, Get Me Roger Stone, and the iPhone’s 10th anniversary.
Culture Gabfest
June 29 2017 4:10 PMWhat We Learned on Our Trip to AustraliaThe Culture Gabfest on Australian wildlife, the Melbourne-Sydney rivalry, and the country’s dutiful acknowledgement of its colonial past.
Culture Gabfest
June 28 2017 10:26 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Man Bun on a Hot Tin Roof” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on GLOW, Lorde’s Melodrama, and the new Ken dolls.
Culture Gabfest
June 15 2017 3:23 PMThe Unexpected Genius of Car BoysWhat makes two dudes simulating car crashes such compelling viewing?
Culture Gabfest
June 14 2017 10:40 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Thus Always to Tyrants” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Mommy Dead and Dearest, the Public Theater’s Julius Caesar controversy, and the new podcast Hi-Phi Nation.
Slate Plus
June 8 2017 5:14 PMEverything Australia Wanted to Know About the Culture GabfestAn audience Q&A from a live taping in Melbourne, Australia.
Movies
June 1 2017 3:32 PMWonder WomanThis delicately powerful superhero movie made me finally see the importance of female representation.
Movies
May 25 2017 11:45 AMBaywatchNot even Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson can save this movie from drowning in dick jokes.
Science
May 18 2017 3:38 PMThe Rhetorical Tricks of Climate Change DeniersThe Culture Gabfest deconstructs a controversial column by New York Times columnist Bret Stephens.
Culture Gabfest
May 10 2017 10:22 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Dana Works Blue” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on American Gods, David Grann’s Killers of the Flower Moon, and Dove’s new body wash bottles.
Culture Gabfest
April 26 2017 2:28 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Live From Washington, D.C.” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The Fate of the Furious, Bob Dylan’s singing abilities, and the best movies about our nation’s capital.

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