Dana Stevens Dana Stevens

Dana Stevens is Slate's movie critic.

Culturebox
Jan. 27 2015 2:24 PMTumbling Into the ScreenHow watching movies with my daughter changed the way I thought about film.
Movies
Jan. 21 2015 7:11 PMThe Battle Over American SniperClint Eastwood’s film is a lot more than just red meat for red-state moviegoers.
Brow Beat
Jan. 16 2015 3:27 PMThis Best Documentary Nominee Is One of the Worst Documentaries I Saw in 2014
The Movie Club
Jan. 9 2015 6:11 PMThe 2014 Movie ClubEntry 17: Farewell, Movie Club! Five movies I’m looking forward to in 2015.
The Movie Club
Jan. 7 2015 3:51 PMThe 2014 Movie ClubEntry 9: As grateful as I was to have a superhero movie that wasn’t a superhero movie, WTF was Birdman even about?
The Movie Club
Jan. 6 2015 10:55 AMThe 2014 Movie ClubEntry 5: Critics and audiences loved Beyond the Lights. Too bad no one can see it.
Movies
Jan. 2 2015 9:45 AMA Most Curious MovieOscar Isaac is like a young Al Pacino, but A Most Violent Year still rings hollow.
Behind the Scenes
Dec. 29 2014 11:01 AM“I Really Do Find the Process Mildly Traumatic”A look into how Slate’s movie critic puts together her end-of-year list.
Movies
Dec. 24 2014 10:37 AMInto the WoodsGreat cast. Great score. So why is Rob Marshall’s adaptation so lost in the woods?
Behind the Scenes
Dec. 23 2014 8:12 PMThe Culture Gabfest Like You’ve Never Heard It BeforeListen to this week's Culture Gabfest "Behold! Ignorance and Want” Edition—complete, unfiltered, and uncut.
Movies
Dec. 18 2014 2:10 PMMr. TurnerMike Leigh’s masterpiece solves all the problems that usually plague biopics about artists.
Movies
Dec. 14 2014 8:13 PMThe Top 10 Movies of 2014Slate’s movie critic on the monsters, the mothers, and the minifigs of the year in film.
Culture Gabfest
Dec. 11 2014 10:23 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Rock, Paper, Scissors” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Wild, Matisse’s Cutouts at MOMA, and the Slate/Whiting Second Novel List.
Political Gabfest
Dec. 8 2014 8:14 AMPolitical Gabfest Extra: San Francisco TreatTwo Slate podcast hosts trade stories while driving toward a secret destination.
Culture Gabfest
Dec. 4 2014 7:21 PMCulture Gabfest Extra: Pasadena, Here We ComeThree Culturefesters drive around Los Angeles toward a secret destination used in an ’80s summer blockbuster.
Brow Beat
Jan. 23 2015 1:06 PMThe Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix in February
Culture Gabfest
Jan. 21 2015 12:10 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Tales From the Decrypt” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The Imitation Game, HBO’s Togetherness, and Joan Didion as the new face of Céline.
Culture Gabfest
Jan. 14 2015 5:44 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Expensive Speech” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Selma, the cultural response to the Charlie Hebdo attacks, and the new online-only Merriam-Webster edition.
The Movie Club
Jan. 8 2015 4:08 PMThe 2014 Movie ClubEntry 13: Channing Tatum’s backflip in Foxcatcher is only the third-best Channing moment of 2014.
Culture Gabfest
Jan. 7 2015 1:40 PMThe Culture Gabfest “The Brio of the Buoy” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Mr. Turner, Lee Daniels’ new show Empire, and D’Angelo’s new album Black Messiah.
The Movie Club
Jan. 4 2015 7:59 PMThe 2014 Movie ClubEntry 1: The Interview was both an inspirational and terrible end to a weird movie year.
Culture Gabfest
Dec. 31 2014 9:43 AMThe Culture Gabfest “New Theme Song” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest comes up with new theme music! Out with the old, in with the new.
Brow Beat
Dec. 29 2014 9:32 AMThe Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix in January
Culture Gabfest
Dec. 24 2014 10:30 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Behold! Ignorance and Want” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on the Sony hack, Mark Harris on Hollywood’s toxic franchises, and the best of Christmas movies.
Movies
Dec. 19 2014 12:03 PMSelmaAva DuVernay’s moving, inspiring film about Martin Luther King and the struggle for the Voting Rights Act. 
Culture Gabfest
Dec. 17 2014 4:50 PMThe Culture Gabfest “I’m a Lumberjack and I’m OK” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Top Five, the seven wonders of the modern world, and lumbersexuality.
Movies
Dec. 11 2014 11:55 AMThe Harshed MellowPaul Thomas Anderson’s shaggy Pynchon adaptation Inherent Vice.
Culture Gabfest
Dec. 8 2014 10:06 AMThe Culture Gabfesters’ Little Trip to the Big Dig 
Movies
Dec. 5 2014 3:23 PMThe Tears Come on Their OwnIt doesn’t take much to make the Alzheimer’s story Still Alice a heart-wrenching film: Just aim the camera at Julianne Moore’s face and leave it.
Movies
Dec. 4 2014 2:16 PMWalk 1,100 Miles in My ShoesIn Wild, Reese Witherspoon goes on an epic hike of self-invention.

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