I'm a bit conflicted about this episode -- in many ways, I loved it. And yet, part of me felt that I shouldn't have loved it. I'll try to explain what I mean. Part of what makes this adaptation so...
Following her producing role on The Handmaid's Tale, Elisabeth Moss will follow-up with Fever. The article Elisabeth Moss is Ruling Our TV Screens appeared first on Film School Rejects.
Last week's episode showed that Hulu's TV adaptation of The Handmaid's Tale isn't afraid to take us outside of Offred's point of view, even if it was previously only in flashback. "The Other Side" has taken things a step further, centring an entire episode around another character, and giving us a new look at what's happening outside Offred's world. More »
Zachary Smith writes, "Almost 30 years before Hulu's take on Margaret Atwood's feminist classic, a less-successful adaptation was filmed in Durham, NC. Here's a well-researched look at the making of that film, and its strange parallels to the community." (more…)
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Egyptian-American journalist Mona Eltahawy is not here for the media’s comparisons of America and the dystopia of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale. Gilead is more like Saudi Arabia. And she should know. After living in Britain for fifteen years, Eltahawy moved to Jidda, Saudi Arabia as a teen. Show More Summary
When Donald Trump was elected president last November, the cast and crew of Hulu’s “Handmaid’s Tale” were already hard at work bringing Margaret Atwood’s gut-wrenching 1985 novel to the screen. Much of the scripts had been written, the...Show More Summary
Following The Handmaid’s Tale and Top Of The Lake: China Girl, Elisabeth Moss has set her sights on her next small-screen role! The 34-year-old actress is teaming with Annapurna Television and BBC America to develop a new miniseries, which she is star in and executive produce, according to THR. Based on Mary Beth Keane‘s 1999 [...]
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Spoilers below for The Handmaid’s Tale.Life in The Handmaid’s Tale is very quiet. According to the laws of Gilead, the Handmaids are not allowed to read, watch TV, or listen to music. All Offred (Elisabeth Moss), the show’s protagonist whose real name is June, ever hears when she is in ... More »
It's been a big month for Hulu with the success of The Handmaid's Tale and upfront announcements which included live TV. Don't expect that to take away from the platform's lifeblood of television and film streaming, which will continue to flourish. Top pick: Black-ish Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
Well, here’s an hour about Luke. It’s a good hour, well-acted, well-written, and well-made. It ends on a note that might not be as memorable as many of those that precede it, but which packs an emotional honesty that’s proven to be one of the great strengths of this series. Show More Summary
[Warning: Major spoiler's for the latest episode of The Handmaid's Tale below!] Hulu's adaptation of The Handmaid's Tale just revealed the answer to a mystery book readers have been pondering since 1985: What happened to Offred's (Elisabeth...Show More Summary
Warning: Some spoilers ahead. There are three leading men at helm of “The Handmaid’s Tale,” a show that centers more frequently on the horrific experiences women endure in a theocratic dictatorship known as Gilead. Each male character...Show More Summary
Activists aim to "make hate unprofitable." In normal times, Dee from New York would have ordered her copy of The Handmaid’s Tale from Amazon, but these are not normal times. Amazon is on the Grab Your Wallet list, a campaign to boycott...Show More Summary
The Handmaid’s Tale began with a liminal moment: Luke and June running for the border, their lives teetering precariously between Gilead and Canada, life and death. It could have gone either way, but it went this one. June tumbled back into the horrors of Gilead, while Luke disappeared from view, ... More »
“It’s such a wide world… there is a sentence about something that opens up a huge other world that would be very interesting,” creator/executive Bruce Miller said about on Hulu’s dystopian drama The Handmaid’s Tale, based on Margaret Atwood's famed novel, fares better on an series platform. Show More Summary
In a change of pace from her starring role on Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale, Elisabeth Moss is going from a depressing tale set in the near future to a depressing tale set in the recent past. She’s teaming up with Annapurna Pictures’ newly...Show More Summary
Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com In normal times, Dee from New York would have ordered her copy of The Handmaid’s Tale from Amazon, but these are not normal times. Amazon is on the Grab Your Wallet list, a campaign to boycott retailers...Show More Summary
In normal times, Dee from New York would have ordered her copy of The Handmaid’s Tale from Amazon, but these are not normal times...