Level 16 Channels The Handmaid's Tale in the Best Possible Ways, Which Is Pretty Damn Scary

Have you ever watched The Handmaid’s Tale and wondered what happens to girls born in that society? Girls who never knew the “normal” world? Well, Level 16 may give you an idea. Written and directed by Danishka Esterhazy, Level 16 is an original film, but one that shares more than a little DNA with the hit Hulu show…

Yandy Pulls Its 'Sexy' Handmaid's Tale Costume After a Swift Backlash

Yandy is pretty well known for making “sexy” costumes out of anything—from South Park to Slender Man. But people drew the line on one of the company’s latest ensembles—a sexy version of the handmaid outfit from Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale—leading Yandy to remove it from its site and issue an apology.

Game of Thrones Continues Its Emmy Awards Reign

This year’s Emmy Awards weren’t the slam dunk for genre fiction that we’ve gotten in previous years. The Handmaid’s Tale, which swept the awards last year with five wins, didn’t even make a dent this time around. However, as Game of Thrones continues to dominate as the world’s best drama series, we also got a surprise…

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.…