Dana Stevens
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Dana Stevens is Slate’s movie critic.

Movies
July 29 2015 5:50 PMMore Risky BusinessTom Cruise’s mission, should he choose to accept it: Keep making action movies forever.
Culture Gabfest
July 28 2015 3:09 PMThe “Vocal Fry” Bonus SegmentDana, Julia, Stephen, and Ann discuss women’s voices, vocal fry, and more.
Culture Gabfest
July 22 2015 12:54 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Haders Gonna Hade, Hackers Gonna Hack, Gawkers Gonna Gawk” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Trainwreck, Mr. Robot, and the controversy at Gawker.
Movies
July 17 2015 11:12 AMThe Look of SilenceThe follow-up to Joshua Oppenheimer’s Act of Killing is just as beautiful—and just as disturbing.
Movies
July 16 2015 9:47 AMTrainwreckIt’s not one!  
Movies
July 10 2015 11:39 AMTangerineAn uncommon and unmissable romantic comedy about two transgender prostitutes.
Culture Gabfest
July 8 2015 12:14 PMThe Culture Gabfest “It’s Not Bro Time, It’s Go Time” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Magic Mike XXL, the new Nina Simone documentary, and “The Decline of the American Actor.”
Culture Gabfest
July 1 2015 11:01 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Quinquennial Strut” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Love & Mercy, songs of summer, and Summer Strut 2015.
Culture Gabfest
June 24 2015 11:49 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Life, Money, Art” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Inside Out, the new $10 bill, and the new Whitney Museum.
Brow Beat
June 22 2015 12:38 PMIs Dope Truly Dope? Dana Stevens and the Hosts of About Race Discuss.
Movies
June 18 2015 5:50 AMAll the Feels Pixar’s astonishing Inside Out will change the way you think about your emotions.
Movies
June 12 2015 10:39 AMJurassic WorldA whomping good time, as long as you don’t pay too close attention.
Culturebox
June 10 2015 4:55 PMBehold, My Tribute-inator!Saying farewell to Phineas, Ferb, and the evil genius I love the most.
Culture Gabfest
June 10 2015 10:39 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Spy. Unreal. Wow.” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Spy, Unreal, and the writers’ room at ClickHole.
Movies
June 4 2015 11:11 AMSpyPaul Feig’s latest movie gives Melissa McCarthy her best and realest character since Bridemaids.
Culture Gabfest
July 29 2015 9:43 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Go Set a Pet” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The Look of Silence, GMOs, and Dr. Seuss’ newly released book.
Culturebox
July 26 2015 9:03 PMAmy, What You Wanna Do?There’s more ahead of Amy Schumer than rom-coms. Mapping a course for a comedy star in the making.
Interrogation
July 17 2015 2:19 PM“It’s as Though I’m in Germany 40 Years After the Holocaust, but the Nazis Are Still in Power”A conversation with Joshua Oppenheimer about how to make an effective documentary about genocide.
Brow Beat
July 17 2015 9:14 AMSpoiler Special: Trainwreck
Culture Gabfest
July 15 2015 11:19 AMThe Culture Gabfest “What a Long, Strange Trip We’ve Totally Ignored” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Catastrophe, the Grateful Dead’s Fare Thee Well tour, and The Next Next Level.
Culture Gabfest
July 8 2015 1:09 PMThe “Very First Concert I Ever Attended” Bonus SegmentDana, Julia, and Chris discuss their musical firsts, Bob Dylan, and more.
Movies
July 2 2015 10:48 AMI Said Go, Go, GoLike its subject and her music, Asif Kapadia’s Amy Winehouse documentary is soulful, joyful, tragic.
Assessment
June 30 2015 2:00 PMChanning TatumThe embodiment of the movie star.
Brow Beat
June 24 2015 11:01 AMHow Young Is Too Young for Inside Out? Two Slate Critics Discuss.
Movies
June 19 2015 7:18 AMBoy HoodDope, a sly comedy about a young black man’s coming of age.
Culture Gabfest
June 17 2015 10:39 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Should We Consult Here or in My Bungalow?” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Jurassic World, the death of Ornette Coleman, and U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera.
Brow Beat
June 10 2015 4:55 PMThe Five Best Songs in Phineas and Ferb
Culturebox
June 10 2015 4:54 PM“We Just Keep Trying to Beat Every Show With the Funny Stick Until It’s Funny”A conversation with Dan Povenmire and Swampy Marsh as Phineas and Ferb approaches the final day of summer.
Brow Beat
June 5 2015 6:43 PMIs Spy Secretly a Feminist Attack on the Patriarchy? Two Slate Critics Discuss.
Culture Gabfest
June 3 2015 1:49 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Whack-a-Guest” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Laura Kipnis’ Title IX investigation, generational labels, and Jim O’Rourke’s Simple Songs.

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