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Dana Stevens is Slate’s movie critic.

Movies
Dec. 13 2018 5:55 AMThe 10 Best Movies of 2018Plus five honorable mentions.
Culture Gabfest
Dec. 12 2018 10:57 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Angry at the Lollipop” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Ralph Breaks the Internet, Netflix’s Dogs, and clichés.
Culture Gabfest
Nov. 28 2018 11:42 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Wingless Thrush” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, My Brilliant Friend, and the art of adapting a novel.
Movies
Nov. 19 2018 7:21 PMThe Favourite Was Not MineThis Oscar contender has everything. Plus, for some reason, fisheye!
Movies
Nov. 14 2018 3:27 PMWidows Is the Rare Heist Movie That Seamlessly Blends Thrills and PoliticsSteve McQueen’s follow-up to 12 Years a Slave is a genre film with a lot on its mind.
Movies
Nov. 8 2018 2:04 PMThe Coen Brothers’ New Netflix Movie Is a Western Out to Break All the RulesThe Ballad of Buster Scruggs is six lawbreaking genre films in one.
Culture Gabfest
Oct. 31 2018 10:53 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Werewolf Bar Mitzvah” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Halloween, The Haunting of Hill House, and women in horror.
Culture Gabfest
Oct. 24 2018 2:02 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Who’s on First” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on First Man, Salt Fat Acid Heat, and the New American Songbook.
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.
Movies
Dec. 12 2018 12:01 PMMary Poppins Returns Brings a Spoonful of Sugar to a Rough YearLet Emily Blunt take care of you for a couple of hours.
Culture Gabfest
Dec. 5 2018 11:10 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Girls, Girls, Burgers” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Support the Girls, The Little Drummer Girl, and the review that (supposedly) killed a restaurant.
Culture Gabfest
Nov. 21 2018 10:24 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Mum’s the Word” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Widows, Bodyguard, and the legacy of William Goldman.
Movies
Nov. 19 2018 5:55 AMRoma Is the Culmination of Everything Alfonso Cuarón Has Ever DoneAnd this sublime new movie can only be fully appreciated in the theater.
Culture Gabfest
Nov. 14 2018 11:21 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Dinner Is Served!” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Can You Ever Forgive Me?, Big Mouth, and Stan Lee.
Culture Gabfest
Nov. 7 2018 11:07 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Orson Welles in a Snuggie” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The Other Side of the Wind, Robyn, and Blank Check.
Movies
Oct. 26 2018 6:17 PMLuca Guadagnino’s Suspiria Remake Is a Witches’ Brew of Art House, Horror, and KinkHair of Tilda Swinton! Eye of Dakota Johnson! Toe of Chloë Grace Moretz!
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.

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