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The Handmaid's Tale

Discussion of Hulu's Emmy-winning series The Handmaid's Tale, from reviews of every episode to broader reviews and essays.

The Handmaid’s Tale invites its viewers to Joe Biden’s Gilead

The Handmaid’s Tale closes a messy season with a surprisingly satisfying finale

The Handmaid’s Tale puts the pieces in place for its finale

The Handmaid’s Tale gets a burst of adrenaline and visual style

The Handmaid’s Tale resumes an earlier storyline in jarring fashion

The Handmaid’s Tale ends a terrible story arc with an episode that’s kind of okay

“Unfit” is the worst episode of The Handmaid’s Tale yet

The Handmaid’s Tale has completely lost sight of its protagonist

June goes to Washington in a horrifying Handmaid’s Tale

The Handmaid’s Tale season 3 makes a big move and gets the show on track

The Kylie Jenner Handmaid’s Tale controversy is part of a larger story

What happened to The Handmaid’s Tale’s all-encompassing sense of dread?

The Handmaid’s Tale is ready to burn it all down in season 3

How 3 feminist dystopias are trying to update The Handmaid’s Tale for today

Creepy Handmaid’s Tale wine announced, canceled within 24 hours

The Handmaid’s Tale season 2 was masterful. But it may have broken the show.

The Handmaid’s Tale tests our loyalty in a puzzling season finale

The Handmaid’s Tale introduces a burst of dark camp in “Postpartum”

The Handmaid’s Tale gives Elisabeth Moss a dynamite showcase in “Holly”

A Handmaid’s Tale writer on what she learned researching child separations