Dana Stevens
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Dana Stevens is Slate’s movie critic.

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.
Movies
Aug. 17 2017 3:56 PMLogan LuckySteven Soderbergh’s return to the big screen doesn’t quite re-create that Ocean’s magic, but it’s still a pleasure to have him back.
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 16 2017 12:39 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Hella Doomed” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Insecure, Dr. Strangelove, and a major controversy rocking the world of YA Twitter.
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 11 2017 4:05 PMSocial or Shameful?The Culture Gabfest on playing word games online.
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 9 2017 11:53 AMThe Culture Gabfest “To Keegan-Michael Key or Not to Key” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Hamlet at the Public Theater, Friends From College, and prog rock.
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 3 2017 3:34 PMHow the Ending of Dunkirk Managed to Be Beautiful but Not SaccharineA spoiler-rich Culture Gabfest deep dive.
Culture Gabfest
July 29 2017 12:00 PMWill Confederate Be an Insensitive Disaster?The Culture Gabfest on HBO’s newly announced series.
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.
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 17 2017 3:10 PMBooks for the BeachThe Culture Gabfest on what to read before summer’s end.
Conspiracy Thrillers
Aug. 15 2017 8:00 AMConspiracy Thrillers Movie Club: The Bourne TrilogyThe action-packed series showed that even if the hero gets out alive, the conspiracy never ends.
Movies
Aug. 9 2017 7:55 PMGood TimeThis relentless chase movie represents a daring leap forward for both the Safdie brothers and Robert Pattinson.
Movies
Aug. 3 2017 5:03 PMWhose Streets, Whose StoriesWho gets to make art out of black pain? Two very different new movies show why it matters.
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 2 2017 9:46 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Crash! I Dropped a Vase” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Dunkirk, the podcast 36 Questions, and what it means when a musician “sells out.”
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.

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