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Dana Stevens is Slate’s movie critic.

Movies
Oct. 18 2018 3:47 PMCan You Ever Forgive Me? Reveals a New Side of Melissa McCarthyAs literary forger Lee Israel, the actress gives us one of the most charming anti-heroines in years.
Culture Gabfest
Oct. 10 2018 11:16 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Just Wanted to Take Another Look at You” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on A Star Is Born, America to Me, and “The Morality Wars.”
Movies
Oct. 3 2018 9:59 PMThe New A Star Is Born Is Astonishing on Multiple LevelsBradley Cooper and Lady Gaga’s dazzling retelling of Hollywood’s favorite myth rivals the 1954 classic.
Movies
Sept. 28 2018 12:55 PMThe Old Man and the Gun Is a Perfect Swan Song for Robert RedfordDavid Lowery’s drama is both a postmodern curtain call and an earnest throwback.
Culture Gabfest
Sept. 19 2018 12:42 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Oopsie Jar” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on A Simple Favor, Boom Town, and the art of headline writing.
Culture Gabfest
Sept. 12 2018 12:46 PMThe Culture Gabfest “God’s Laptop” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Searching, Sweetener, and Burt Reynolds’ legacy.
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 29 2018 10:31 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Hegemonic Victimhood” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Eighth Grade, Insatiable, and Kelly Marie Tran’s New York Times op-ed.
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 8 2018 3:56 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Capitalism Is Grift” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Sorry to Bother You, Succession, and the summer of scammers.
Movies
Aug. 1 2018 7:33 AMDoes the Plot of Mission: Impossible—Fallout Make Any Sense? Does It Matter?Three Slate critics spoil every stunt, mask rip, and shot of Tom Cruise running.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
July 26 2018 2:00 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Guy in a Gorilla Suit” EditionSlate’s parenting podcast on what to do when your ex is a lousy parent.
Movies
July 19 2018 4:05 PMMamma Mia! Here We Go AgainHow can I resist this glitter-pantsuited sequel?
Culture Gabfest
July 11 2018 11:31 AMThe Culture Gabfest “This Is the Chewiest Thing I've Ever Had in My Mouth” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Nailed It!, and the Scarlett Johansson trans casting controversy.
Culture Gabfest
July 4 2018 7:30 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Unproblematic Trolley” Edition  Slate’s Culture Gabfest on Won’t You Be My Neighbor?, Nanette, and the World Cup.
Brow Beat
June 15 2018 7:33 AMLet’s Spoil Every Minute of Hereditary, Because Maybe You’re Too Afraid to See ItThree critics examine every last twist in the new horror film.
Culture Gabfest
June 6 2018 12:03 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Super Secret Getaway” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Samantha Bee using the c-word, Book Club, and Philip Roth
Movies
Oct. 11 2018 5:38 PMFirst Man Is As Intense and Emotionally Distant As Its HeroDamien Chazelle’s follow-up to La La Land is about a sad man obsessed with moonlight.
Brow Beat
Oct. 5 2018 12:04 PMA Star Is Born Is a Reboot Done RightDana Stevens and Rachel Syme discuss in spoiler-filled detail.
Culture Gabfest
Oct. 3 2018 12:06 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Pope in a Speedo” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Kidding, Uncover: Escaping NXIVM, and dad jokes.
Culture Gabfest
Sept. 26 2018 2:36 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Still There” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Serial, the “redemption essay” phenomenon, and Forever.
Movies
Sept. 14 2018 3:15 PMIn The Land of Steady Habits, Nicole Holofcener Explores Uncharted TerritoryThe writer-director’s latest stars Ben Mendelsohn as her first-ever male protagonist.
Culture Gabfest
Sept. 5 2018 2:49 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Eat Your Terrarium” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on BlacKkKlansman, Making It, and the fire at Brazil’s National Museum.
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 15 2018 1:39 PMThe Culture Gabfest “No Bad Horses” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on A Very English Scandal, The Tale, and Aretha Franklin.
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 1 2018 1:55 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Fortnite Kegel Storm” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Mission: Impossible—Fallout, Fortnite, and the New York Times Magazine’s Gwyneth Paltrow profile.
Brow Beat
July 27 2018 7:33 AMA Deep Dive Into the Mamma Mia! Cinematic UniverseTwo critics spoil the new sequel-prequel hybrid, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again.
Culture Gabfest
July 25 2018 11:58 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Summer Strut 2018” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on this year’s candidates for song of the summer and our annual Summer Strut playlist.
Culture Gabfest
July 18 2018 1:35 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Grasping at Straws” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Leave No Trace, Who Is America?, and plastic straws.
Movies
July 10 2018 5:52 AMEighth Grade Is a Movie About Middle School That Will Leave Adults in TearsBo Burnham’s funny, original debut feature is astonishingly mature.
Culture Gabfest
June 27 2018 10:40 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Anthony Rising” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Incredibles 2, 30 for 30’s “Bikram,” and astrology.
Culture Gabfest
June 13 2018 1:37 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Elan Deficit” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Ocean’s 8, Instagram stories, and Anthony Bourdain.
Culture Gabfest
May 30 2018 11:04 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Whiskey and Pepto Bismol” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on First Reformed, My Favorite Murder, and Tucker Max.

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