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The Handmaid’s Tale

  1. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Recap: June Fights the LawEveryone deserves a hug and a high five.
  2. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Recap: Mayday PlansAnn Dowd gives Elisabeth Moss a run for her money in the face-acting department.
  3. under his eye
    The Handmaid’s Tale Had a ‘Juicy’ Plot Planned for Alexis Bledel’s CharacterExecutive producer Bruce Miller has a plan if Bledel returns for the sixth and final season.
  4. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Recap: Serena in WonderlandJanine is back!
  5. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Season-Premiere Recap: By Her HandHow do you solve a problem like Dark June?
  6. you know nothing serena
    June Goes Full Olenna Tyrell in The Handmaid’s Tale Season 5 TrailerSpooky yoga comes back to Hulu on September 14.
  7. gilead girl
    Alexis Bledel Won’t Appear in Season 5 of Hulu Reality ShowWait, no, The Handmaid’s Tale is supposed to be a dystopian drama.
  8. it’s spagett!
    Margaret Atwood Compares Scientology to … PastafarianismWhile practicing Scientologist Elisabeth Moss encourages “people to find out for themselves.”
  9. a long talk
    Elisabeth Moss on Tackling The Handmaid’s Tale From Both Sides of the Camera“I’ve always thought, in a way, that is actually the way a director thinks. I just never realized it.”
  10. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Recap: Trade SecretsInformation is just flying back-and-forth over that Canadian–Gileadean border.
  11. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Recap: Halo EffectJune fought like hell to get to Canada, but now that she’s there, she may have to sacrifice her most vital relationships in order to enact revenge.
  12. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Recap: Do You Understand Me?The first brilliant episode of the season pushes June into new territory and The Handmaid’s Tale into a distinct new phase.
  13. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Recap: We’re Gonna Need a Bigger BoatA return-to-form episode frees us from the cycle of catch and release and taps into a far more rewarding emotional tension.
  14. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Recap: Boulevard of Broken DreamsOf all the streets in all the towns in all the world …
  15. chat room
    The Handmaid’s Tale’s Madeline Brewer Thinks We’ve All Underestimated JanineThe supposedly delicate handmaid’s first flashback reveals the reserve of inner strength that Janine is starting to tap into.
  16. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Recap: Come On, Feel the IllinoiseA breather episode moves some pieces around the board and highlights how Janine has sneakily grown into a fitting counterpart to June.
  17. close reads
    The Continued Cost of June’s SurvivalThe Handmaid’s Tale has turned its protagonist into a bulletproof dream heroine leaving a growing pile of collateral damage in her wake.
  18. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Recap: Engines of ChangeIn an episode that’s about 75 percent straight-up torture, the biggest emotional wrecking ball comes at the very end.
  19. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Recap: Saint JuneWithout realizing it, June keeps knocking over long lines of dominoes.
  20. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Season-Premiere Recap: Make Me ProudJune has crossed the Rubicon.
  21. tv review
    The Handmaid’s Tale Gets Its Mojo BackAfter two seasons stuck in a hamster wheel of ugly conflict, the series finally delivers some much-needed forward movement and emotional payoff.
  22. trailer mix
    The Handmaid’s Tale Season 4 Teaser: Dystopia, Sweet DystopiaJune’s revolution begins April 28 on Hulu. Be there.
  23. renewals
    Praise Be: The Handmaid’s Tale Renewed for Season 5Production on season four is ongoing.
  24. who were the 2010s?
    Margaret Atwood on the Decade The Handmaid’s Tale Came to LifeHer novels speculated about lab-grown meat, environmental catastrophe, and the diminishment of reproductive autonomy. Does anything shock her anymore?
  25. books
    Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo Both Win This Year’s Booker PrizeThe rules for the fiction award technically prohibit a tie, but rules are meant to be broken.
  26. award season
    SNL, Carpool Karaoke, and Queer Eye Win Big at the 2019 Creative Arts EmmysAlso, Free Solo!
  27. blessed be the audiobook
    Listen to Aunt Lydia, I Mean, Ann Dowd Read You Margaret Atwood’s New BookAnn Dowd will be reprising her role as Aunt Lydia. She’s joined by Bryce Dallas Howard, Mae Whitman, and the author herself.
  28. publishing drama
    Around 800 Copies of Margaret Atwood’s Handmaid’s Tale Sequel Got Sent Out Early“Good news!” read a note sent to some customers. “We’re able to get part of your order to you sooner than we originally promised.”
  29. praise be sequels
    Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments Joins the Empowerment ParadeThe sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale ultimately succumbs to our fan-service dystopia.
  30. man booker
    Margaret Atwood’s Handmaid’s Tale Sequel on the 2019 Man Booker Prize Short ListThe Testaments comes out on September 10.
  31. spoilers
    It’s Time for The Handmaid’s Tale to Let June DieJune’s shrapnel-laden plot armor has sustained an unparalleled Elisabeth Moss performance, but it undermines the point of the character.
  32. chat room
    Yvonne Strahovski Knows Why Handmaid’s Tale Fans Love to Hate Serena“It’s weird to justify her actions because I have to go back and play her, but there really isn’t any excuse.”
  33. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Season Finale Recap: A Talent for RuthlessnessJune’s troubles are, like a woman’s work, never done.
  34. chat room
    Handmaid’s Tale’s Bradley Whitford on Navigating Lawrence’s Many Contradictions“Lesser writers would have made him a bad guy who has an epiphany and becomes a hero. I think that’s a disservice to the predicament June is in.”
  35. chat room
    The Handmaid’s Tale’s Christopher Meloni on His “Correctly Ignominious” Fate“Even as we’re filming it, I’m like, Oh, man, this is gonna make so many people go, ’Yeah! Man, this feels so good!’
  36. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Recap: The Pen Is MightierAfter spinning its wheels for too long, Handmaid’s finally turns June into the warrior woman she’s promised to be so many times.
  37. season renewals
    The Handmaid’s Tale Will Continue to Bring You Dystopia With a Fourth SeasonThat’s a whole presidential term.
  38. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Recap: Little Miss MuffinAmid a crackdown in Gilead, June’s relationship with the Lawrences reaches a horrific turning point.
  39. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Recap: Do No HarmA claustrophobic pseudo-bottle episode pushes June even further down the path of madness — but to what end?
  40. behind the scenes
    The Handmaid’s Tale Pulls Back the Curtain on Aunt Lydia’s PastAnn Dowd and showrunner Bruce Miller unravel Aunt Lydia’s life before she was a Gilead-abiding taskmaster.
  41. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Recap: Que Sera SeraWhat does it mean if our heroine has expanded her hatred and vengeance to include even those who don’t stand directly against her?
  42. roll clip!
    Aunt Lydia Does Some Pre-Gilead Flirting in This Handmaid’s Tale FlashbackShe wasn’t always so terrible.
  43. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Recap: Keen On an AdventureJune’s prowl around Hannah’s fortresslike school is the perfect metaphor for her connection to her daughter at this point.
  44. behind the scenes
    The Handmaid’s Tale Transformed D.C. Into a Gilead NightmareThe Lincoln Memorial is headless. The Washington Monument is a crucifix. Here’s how the show brought Gilead’s capital to life.
  45. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Recap: Capitol LossJune and the Waterfords’ Washington excursion is equal parts moving spectacle and frustrating plot contrivance.
  46. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Recap: Baby MineAn episode with none of the physical cruelty this series has become known for manages to tap an even deeper vein of emotional treachery.
  47. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Recap: The Trolley ProblemJune’s quest to obtain some high-power allies deepens our understanding of Serena and complicates our feelings about Commander Lawrence.
  48. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Recap: Martha, May I?When an opportunity lands in June’s lap to ingratiate herself with Mayday’s ragtag group of schemers, she jumps at it.
  49. overnights
    The Handmaid’s Tale Season Premiere Recap: Mother NatureFollowing her baby daughter’s escape to Canada, June displays a new willingness to embrace the other mothers who care for her children.
  50. tv review
    In The Handmaid’s Tale Season 3, Gilead’s Still Gonna GileadThe third season of the Hulu series explores the limitations of systemic reform while feeling a bit stuck in place.
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