Slate's Spoiler Specials

On Slate's Spoiler Specials, Slate critics, such as Dana Stevens and Willa Paskin, discuss new movies and TV shows in spoiler-filled detail. We dissect twist endings, plot holes, and other secrets you won't read in reviews. WARNING: This podcast contains spoilers (duh).

TV & Film
Film Reviews
TV Reviews
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Slate's Spoiler Specials: Sunshine
Slate's Dana Stevens and John Swansburg discuss Sunshine. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you've seen the movie.
21 min
402
Slate's Spoiler Specials: Mamma Mia
Slate's Spoiler Specials: Mamma Mia. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you've seen the movie.
17 min
403
Slate's Spoiler Specials: The Dark Knight
Slate's Spoiler Specials: The Dark Knight. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you've seen the movie.
14 min
404
Slate's Spoiler Specials: Harry Potter and the ...
Slate's Dana Stevens and Dan Kois discuss Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you've seen the movie.
15 min
405
Slate's Spoiler Specials: Transformers
Slate's Spoiler Specials: Transformers. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you've seen the movie.
22 min
406
Slate's Spoiler Specials: Sicko
Slate's Dana Stevens and Timothy Noah discuss Sicko. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you've seen the movie.
13 min
407
Slate's Spoiler Specials: The Love Guru
Slate's Spoiler Specials: The Love Guru. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you've seen the movie.
16 min
408
Slate's Spoiler Specials: Knocked Up
Slate's Dana Stevens and Dan Kois discuss Spider-Man 3. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you've seen the movie.
12 min
409
Slate's Spoiler Specials: Pirates of the Caribb...
Slate's Dana Stevens and Bryan Curtis discuss Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you've seen the movie.
10 min
410
Slate's Spoiler Specials: Indiana Jones and the...
Slate's Spoiler Specials: Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you've seen the movie.
15 min
411
Slate's Spoiler Specials: Prince Caspian
Slate's Spoiler Specials: Prince Caspian. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you've seen the movie.
15 min
412
Slate's Spoiler Specials: Speed Racer
Dana Stevens and Dan Kois discuss Speed Racer. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you've seen the show.
14 min
413
Slate's Spoiler Specials: Spider-Man 3
Slate's Dana Stevens and Dan Kois discuss Spider-Man 3. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you've seen the movie.
14 min
414
Slate's Spoiler Specials: Iron Man
Slate's Spoiler Specials: Iron Man. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you've seen the movie.
11 min
415
Slate's Spoiler Specials: Zoo
Slate's Dana Stevens and William Saletan discuss Zoo. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you've seen the movie.
11 min
416
Slate's Spoiler Specials: Shooter
Slate's Dana Stevens and Julia Turner discuss Shooter, starring Mark Wahlberg. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you've seen the movie.
12 min
417
Slate's Spoiler Specials: The Host
Slate's Dana Stevens and Julia Turner discuss The Host, a Korean monster movie that's so much more. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you've seen the movie.
12 min
418
Slate's Spoiler Specials: Music and Lyrics
Slate's film critic Dana Stevens and music critic Jody Rosen discuss Music and Lyrics, starring Hugh Grant and Drew Barrymore. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you've seen the movie.
11 min
419
Slate's Spoiler Specials: Factory Girl
Slate's Dana Stevens, Meghan O'Rourke, and Julia Turner discuss Factory Girl, a biopic about Edie Sedgwick and Andy Warhol. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you've seen the show.
11 min
420
Slate's Spoiler Specials: Smokin' Aces
Slate's Dana Stevens and NPR's Mike Pesca discuss Smokin' Aces, an action/comedy from writer/director Joe Carnahan.
10 min
421
Slate's Spoiler Specials: Notes on a Scandal
Slate's Dana Stevens and Timothy Noah discuss Notes on a Scandal, starring Judi Dench and Cate Blanchett. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you've seen the movie.
10 min
422
Slate's Spoiler Specials: Dreamgirls
Slate's film critic Dana Stevens and music critic Jody Rosen discuss Dreamgirls, a film version of the Broadway musical. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you've seen the movie.
13 min
423
Slate's Spoiler Specials: The History Boys
Slate's Dana Stevens and Timothy Noah discuss The History Boys, a film version of the play by Alan Bennett. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you've seen the movie.
10 min
424
Slate's Spoiler Specials: Casino Royale
NPR reporter and gambling aficionado Mike Pesca gives his assessment of what the new James Bond movie Casino Royale and other movies get right and wrong about poker. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you've seen the movie.
8 min
425
Slate's Spoiler Specials: Fur
Slate's Dana Stevens and Mia Fineman discuss Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus, starring Nicole Kidman and Robert Downey Jr. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you've seen the movie.
11 min
426
Slate's Spoiler Specials: Borat
Slate's Dana Stevens and NPR's Mike Pesca discuss Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan, starring Sacha Baron Cohen. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you've seen the movie.
14 min
427
Slate's Spoiler Specials: The Prestige
Slate's Dana Stevens and Blake Wilson discuss The Prestige, directed by Christopher Nolan and starring Christian Bale and Hugh Jackman. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you've seen the movie.
12 min
428
Slate's Spoiler Specials: Marie Antoinette
Slate's Dana Stevens and Julia Turner discuss Marie Antoinette, directed by Sofia Coppola and starring Kirsten Dunst. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you've seen the movie.
9 min
429
Slate's Spoiler Specials: The Departed
Slate's Dana Stevens and filmmaker Amy Barrett discuss The Departed, a new crime thriller from Martin Scorsese. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you've seen the movie.
12 min
430
Slate's Spoiler Specials: The Black Dahlia
Slate's Dana Stevens and Bryan Curtis discuss The Black Dahlia, starring Josh Harnett, Aaron Eckhart, and Scarlett Johansson, and directed by Brian De Palma. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you've seen the movie.
8 min
431
Slate's Spoiler Specials: Snakes on a Plane
Slate's Dana Stevens and Bryan Curtis discuss Snakes on a Plane, starring Samuel L. Jackson. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you've seen the movie.
10 min
432
Slate's Spoiler Specials: World Trade Center
Slate's Dana Stevens and Bryan Curtis discuss Oliver Stone's World Trade Center, starring Nicholas Cage. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you've seen the movie.
12 min
433
Slate's Spoiler Specials: Talladega Nights: The...
WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you've seen the movie. Slate's Dana Stevens, Josh Levin, and Seth Stevenson discuss Talladega Nights, a comedy starring Will Ferrell as a NASCAR driver.
12 min
434
Slate's Spoiler Specials: Scoop
WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you've seen the movie. Slate's June Thomas and The Guardian's Oliver Burkeman discuss Scoop, the latest film from Woody Allen.
7 min
435
Slate's Spoiler Specials: Miami Vice
WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you've seen the movie. Slate's June Thomas and The Guardian's Oliver Burkeman discuss Scoop, the latest film from Woody Allen.
10 min
436
Slate's Spoiler Specials: Lady in the Water
WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you've seen the movie. Slate movie critic Dana Stevens and staff writer Bryan Curtis discuss Lady in the Water, along with narfs, scrunts, and director M. Night Shyamalan's messiah complex.
7 min
437
Slate's Spoiler Specials: My Super Ex-Girlfriend
WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you've seen the movie. Slate movie critic Dana Stevens, staff writer Julia Turner, and NPR's Mike Pesca discuss the romantic comedy My Super Ex-Girlfriend, starring Uma Thurman and Luke Wilson.
11 min
438
Slate's Spoiler Specials: Pirates of the Caribb...
Slate movie critic Dana Stevens and staff writer Bryan Curtis discuss the shameless ending of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, starring Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, and Keira Knightley.
6 min
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Slate's Spoiler Specials: The Devil Wears Prada
WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you've seen the movie. Slate movie critic Dana Stevens and cultural critic Amanda Fortini discuss the movie The Devil Wears Prada, starring Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway.
6 min