Dana Stevens
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Dana Stevens is Slate’s movie critic.

Movies
Dec. 7 2017 4:34 PMThe Top 10 Movies of 2017The 10 pieces of flotsam I kept clinging to during this tempestuous year.
Brow Beat
Dec. 1 2017 3:30 PMWhat Should We Make of The Shape of Water’s Mysterious Ending? We Discuss Del Toro’s Latest.
Movies
Nov. 30 2017 12:08 PMThe Shape of Water Is Like Pan’s Labyrinth With More Steamy Woman–on–Fish-Monster SexGuillermo Del Toro’s new sci-fi romance may not be as deep as it thinks, but it overflows with visual imagination.
Culture Gabfest
Nov. 22 2017 11:19 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Recrimination in the Cranberry Sauce” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The Good Place, Charles Manson, and Thanksgiving.
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
Dec. 6 2017 10:55 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Fractal Badness” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The Disaster Artist, The Room, and Fiona the hippo.
Movies
Dec. 1 2017 12:46 PMThe Disaster Artist May Redefine Your Sense of What It Means to Be GreatJames Franco’s new movie about the making of The Room will make you belly-laugh, but its comedy is also deeper and richer than mere mockery.
Culture Gabfest
Nov. 29 2017 11:29 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Do I Dare to Eat a Peach” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Call Me by Your Name, She’s Gotta Have It, and The Polybius Conspiracy.
Movies
Nov. 21 2017 1:52 PMCall Me by Your Name Is an Extravagant Revelry in the Beauty of Italy, First Love, and Armie HammerLuca Guadagnino’s new film is a pleasure trip whose melancholy ending makes it no less beautiful.
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.

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