Why would they vote against their own self-interests? This was the question many of us asked—in anger, horror and complete confusion—after the election of the least competent president in recorded history (thus far).
The Handmaid’s Tale debuted on Hulu with its first three episodes, throwing the audience head-first into the Red Center for a hard education on life in Gilead. It’s largely effective, except for the moments it reminds us it’s effective.
Do the new McDonald’s uniforms remind you of anything? If you answered “every dystopian sci-fi movie ever,” you’re correct. To me, they invoke a very Logan’s Run future. But mandatory gray-on-gray with a dash of black is pretty much universally recognized as the standard uniform for bleakest of futures.
Hulu’s adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s classic novel The Handmaid’s Tale isn’t a groundbreaking show in terms of storytelling or film technique. Unfortunately, given the state of the world, it doesn’t need to be, and that’s what makes the show so powerful—and so chilling.
In the first couple episodes of Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale, there are two aerial shots depicting the handmaids, dressed in vibrant scarlet, flocking together in an animalistic swarm. The first is when they murder an accused rapist at the behest of their totalitarian government. The second is when one of their own has…
The new audiobook for The Handmaid’s Tale is now on Audible, which includes a radio drama styled as a Q&A that answers a few lingering questions about the book and its characters. However, it mostly left us with a big question of our own: Is Margaret Atwood setting up a sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale?
The first full trailer for The Handmaid’s Tale is here, and there’s no doubt it’s going to be one of the most impactful shows of 2017.
Hulu’s adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s tale The Handmaid’s Tale premieres April 26, and the network just released a clip that shows how the dystopian world that surrounds the characters came into being: an extreme regime gains power and quickly reshapes the country in dangerous ways.
John Boyega suits up for Pacific Rim: Uprising. The Flash teases a big return to Gorilla City and a major new villain. Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale adaptation will do away with a major aspect of the original novel. Plus, there’s a ton of new footage from The Lego Batman Movie, and The Predator adds another cast member.…
Today Hulu announced that its 10-episode adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s dystopian The Handmaid’s Tale will premiere April 26, 2017. It also released an array of character images, including this pensive shot of star Elisabeth Moss, along with several faces that didn’t appear in the first-look photos, such as Samira…
Hulu’s 10-episode adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale is coming in April 2017, and the network just released some lovely first-look images. Elisabeth Moss stars as Offred, a woman trapped in Gilead, a newly-formed dystopian society that only values her ability to aid repopulation efforts.
Transformers: The Last Knight casts a king. There are more rumors for the Flash movie’s villains. Noah Hawley talks Legion. Plus, casting for Outlander and The Handmaid’s Tale, and new footage from Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. To me, my Spoilers!
A familiar face crops up in new Thor: Ragnarok set pictures. Greg Berlanti denies the latest Flash casting rumors. Chloe Bennet talks Daisy’s journey in the early episodes of Agents of SHIELD’s fourth season. Plus, more The Handmaid’s Tale casting, and new details on Son of Zorn. Behold, Spoilers!
We’ve not heard much about Hulu’s adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel The Handmaid’s Tale, other than the fact that it exists and that Elisabeth Moss will play the lead role. But now we know that an Orange is the New Black star will be joining Moss as a fellow Handmaid.
Today, Hulu not only announced that they are adapting Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale, it’s also already ordered a full season of the show and cast the lead.
Every few years, there's another essay insisting that irony is ruining culture. Hipsters and postmodernism have created an insincere world where nothing means anything. But you never hear anybody insisting that irony has ruined science fiction. That's because irony is part of the creative life-force of the genre.