Dana Stevens
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Dana Stevens is Slate's movie critic.

Movies
May 29 2015 11:19 AMPromising ResultsEvery cinema lover has a director she wishes audiences would embrace. Mine is Andrew Bujalski.
Brow Beat
May 22 2015 4:51 PMIs Tomorrowland a Rare Miss From Brad Bird, or His Best Since Ratatouille? A Debate.
Movies
May 21 2015 3:40 PMThe Big RiverSee Satyajit Ray’s Apu Trilogy in its wondrous new restoration before you accept your death.
Movies
May 14 2015 2:37 PMThe Loneliness of the Long-Distance GunnerEthan Hawke plays a drone operator in Andrew Niccol’s Good Kill.
Movies
May 12 2015 11:59 AMMad Max: Fury RoadCome for the feminist empowerment, stay for the tricked-out nightmare doomcars.
Culture Gabfest
May 6 2015 2:20 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Stupid and Contagious” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, boxing, and dad bod. 
Movies
April 28 2015 3:36 PMAvengers: Age of UltronYou know I can’t totally support Joss Whedon’s avenging.
Brow Beat
April 13 2015 2:16 PMIs The Clouds of Sils Maria Among Olivier Assayas’ Best? Two Slate Critics Discuss.
Culture Gabfest
April 1 2015 10:25 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Fluffy Karaoke Chicken Bites Dog” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on White God, Simon Doonan’s “Charm Offensive,” and karaoke. 
Culture Gabfest
March 25 2015 12:20 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Scamp Stamp” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on It’s Me, Hilary; Laura Kipnis’ article about “sexual paranoia” on campus; and the art of celebrity impressions.
Culture Gabfest
March 18 2015 10:38 AMThe Culture Gabfest “America’s One Night Stand With Robin Thicke” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on the “Blurred Lines” court case, Snapchat Discover, and what makes a good title.
Culture Gabfest
March 4 2015 11:45 AMThe Culture Gabfest “There’s No Wrong Way to Use a Margarita Pool” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The Last Man on Earth, Karl Ove Knausgaard’s travel writing, and the viral phenomenon of “the dress.”
Movies
Feb. 26 2015 12:02 PMMaps to the StarsRecalibrate your disgust-o-meter for David Cronenberg’s Hollywood satire.
Movies
Feb. 23 2015 1:06 AMTeam JulianneHer Oscar only confirms what those of us who have been watching this incredible actress have known for 25 years.
Culture Gabfest
Feb. 18 2015 10:36 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Red Room of Pain” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Fifty Shades of Grey, Jon Stewart leaving The Daily Show, and Oscar fashion coverage.
Culture Gabfest
May 27 2015 10:47 AMThe Culture Gabfest “I See Floating Hearts” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Wayward Pines, Periscope, and Simon Pegg’s critique of geek culture in Hollywood.
Movies
May 21 2015 7:29 PMBrad Bird Is Not SuperhumanTomorrowland is the incredible Incredibles director’s first misfire.
Culture Gabfest
May 20 2015 10:57 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Badass Matriarchy” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Mad Max: Fury Road and the Mad Men finale
Culture Gabfest
May 13 2015 11:33 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Steve Has a Hangover in Toronto” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Ex Machina, David Letterman, and Lip Sync Battle.
Behind the Scenes
May 8 2015 10:12 AMThe Culture Gabfest Like You’ve Never Heard It BeforeListen to this week's Culture Gabfest "Behold! Ignorance and Want” Edition—complete, unfiltered, and uncut.
Brow Beat
May 1 2015 4:15 PMIs Avengers: Age of Ultron the Best Marvel Movie Yet, or Just the Biggest?
Culture Gabfest
April 15 2015 11:42 AMThe Culture Gabfest “’Tates and Sass” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on While We’re Young, Genius, and the historical legacies of Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant.
Culture Gabfest
April 8 2015 6:12 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Bald Guys Fighting” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Furious 7, casting, and public shaming on the Internet.
Brow Beat
March 30 2015 8:32 AMTwo Slate Critics Discuss White God, the New Movie About a Dog Uprising
Culture Gabfest
March 25 2015 10:01 AMThe “Subliminal Plagiarism” Bonus SegmentJulia, Dana, and Jessica discuss influence, plagiarism, and borrowing.
Culture Gabfest
March 11 2015 2:08 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Woodshedding” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, TV opening credit sequences, and Ryan Boudinot’s takedown of MFAs.
Books
March 4 2015 11:39 AMBeautifully, Profoundly, Naively, Contradictorily, Romantically, Kinetically, Jokily, Cockily, Fearfully, Drunkenly, Goofily, ImpudentlyRobert Christgau’s memoir.
Culture Gabfest
Feb. 25 2015 11:43 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Decapitated Swan Dress” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on the Academy Awards, Björk’s album Vulnicura, and audiophilia. 
Culture Gabfest
Feb. 18 2015 12:47 PMThe “All About Love“ Bonus SegmentCulture Lovefest: Stephen, Julia, and Dana reveal their favorite love songs
Screening Room
Feb. 17 2015 11:31 AMAn Aria of Maternal GriefHow Patricia Arquette’s final scene in Boyhood cements her performance as one for the ages.

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Science
May 29 2015 11:55 AM San Andreas Is a Crock But there’s a reason West Coast geologists are fixated on the “big one.”