Policing Police Drones, Inheriting Facebook Messages, and Unexplained Sounds: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

We here at Gizmodo had a lot of questions this week, and we did our best to give you some answers because you’re probably wondering some of the same things. For instance, if you’ve ever asked yourself who is regulating police drones to keep them from being abused, the answer is, “Pretty much nobody is right now, but…

The All-Female Republic of io9 Discusses The Handmaid's Tale Season Finale

Under Oprah’s Eye. We’ve ended yet another year in Gilead, and things are looking bleak. To commemorate another heartbreaking season inside a patriarchal dystopia, the staff of io9 have gotten together to talk about the second season finale of The Handmaid’s Tale, including that shocking ending that’s divided even…

The Handmaid's Tale Director Shares How the Show's 'Visceral' Moment Was Born

The latest episode of The Handmaid’s Tale broke a lot of ground with its portrayal of a scene that was not only crucial for the series, but also a fantastic representation of a truly human experience. We spoke to the episode’s director about how she and star Elisabeth Moss brought that moment to life, and why it…

The Handmaid's Tale Delivers a Series Triumph

It’s a moment nine months in the making—although, in another way, it’s been in the works a lot longer than that. The most recent episode of The Handmaid’s Tale isn’t just a gorgeous hour of television, it’s done something few other shows or films ever have: It gave us the miracle of life, in all its pain and beauty.…

Serena Joy Is The Handmaid's Tale's Most Infuriating Yet Intriguing Character

The Handmaid’s Tale is a story about women in an eerily plausible dystopia where men have taken total control. While the struggles of the Handmaids are obviously still the main focus, Serena Joy, Commander Fred Waterford’s wife, has emerged as one of season two’s most fascinating characters: She’s someone we loathe…

Terminator 6 Set Photos Reveal Our First Look at Sarah Connor's Triumphant Return

New set pictures from the next Terminator give us our first look at Linda Hamilton back in action. Zachary Quinto offers a brief hint on the next Star Trek film. George Clooney could direct a new scifi movie. Plus, Swamp Thing casting rumors, and Cheo Hodari Coker on the villains of Luke Cage season two. Spoilers,…

Maybe Don't Believe Those Wild Rumors About Familiar Faces in Black Panther 2

Sony’s Bloodshot movie adds a few more interesting names. The Six Million Dollar Man movie reboot has been pushed back. Get to know the new superheroes of Incredibles 2. More Flash and Supergirl casting rumors hint at more comics characters coming into the CW TV fold. Plus, what’s to come on Handmaids Tale and Legion.…

On This Week's Grim, Gruesome Handmaid's Tale, Gilead Rolls Out Its Eeriest Ritual Yet 

Pregnant, imprisoned, and with a deeply broken spirit after nearly tasting freedom, June—who now willingly answers to “Offred”—drifts through this week’s Handmaid’s Tale, “Seeds,” with frightening detachment. But a teeny bit of much-needed hope still manages to peek through the misery.

More Game of Thrones Set Pictures Tease an Explosive Battle

Simon Pegg clarifies who’s working on Star Trek 4's script. Ryan Reynolds shares his excitement over X-Force. If there’s a sequel to Solo: A Star Wars Story, Jonathan Kasdan wants a familiar bounty hunter to appear. Plus, new footage from iZombie and The Terror, and Guillermo del Toro is heading to Netflix with a…

New Rumors About a Major Meeting of Characters in Game of Thrones' Final Season

Could Gwyneth Paltrow have let slip a big secret for Tony and Pepper in Avengers 4? Peter Jackson may be pondering a return to Middle-Earth, or a weird new adventure. Simon Pegg wants in on a Captain Britain movie. Plus, what’s to come in Riverdale’s season finale, and more casting for Stranger Things season 3.…

This Week's Handmaid's Tale Reminds Us That Even the Strongest Soul Has a Breaking Point

Another week, another harrowing episode of The Handmaid’s Tale. “Other Women” unearths an unpleasant time in June’s past, and also parades a new fresh hell before her eyes—bringing our pregnant heroine, who has already suffered immensely, to a new level of despair. Whatever happened to that revolution?