The Handmaid's Tale

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Postby Hugo » Fri Mar 24, 2017 1:37 pm



Watch the official trailer for The Handmaid’s Tale, coming only to
Hulu April 26, 2017.

Adapted from the classic novel by Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid's Tale is the story of life in the dystopia of Gilead, a totalitarian society in what was formerly the United States. Facing environmental disasters and a plunging birthrate, Gilead is ruled by a twisted fundamentalism in its militarized ‘return to traditional values'. As one of the few remaining fertile women, Offred (Elisabeth Moss) is a Handmaid in the Commander’s household, one of the caste of women forced into sexual servitude as a last desperate attempt to repopulate the world. In this terrifying society, Offred must navigate between Commanders, their cruel Wives, domestic Marthas, and her fellow Handmaids – where anyone could be a spy for Gilead – all with one goal: to survive and find the daughter that was taken from her.

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Postby Crackiswack » Fri Mar 24, 2017 1:45 pm

So they ruin it again
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Postby Hugo » Fri Apr 14, 2017 7:20 am

So far it's at 97 on metacritic.
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Postby Airwrecka » Sat Apr 15, 2017 5:40 pm

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Postby Thriller » Sat Jun 03, 2017 1:00 pm

Watched the first episode on Channel 4, absolutely brilliant! What a grim yet clever premise. Although with current birth rates I don't​ see it being a problem anytime soon.
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Postby NoAngel » Fri Aug 25, 2017 9:23 am

I've just finished watching this show and I'm really impressed how they blended a book and modern-social political climate. The cast is brilliant and the atmosphere they managed to crate - just speechless. Looking forward to the second season. I'm glad that Margaret Atwood will take part in writing new episodes, since the season 1 ends where books ends as well.
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Postby Thriller » Fri Aug 25, 2017 11:00 am

Loved this, some episodes dragged a little but on the whole it was brilliant. The final episodes were so tense, I'm glad her friend escaped to Canada and reunited with her husband! Can't wait to see what happens next and where June ends up. I really thought Nick was the one who was being brought to be stoned because he'd (presumably) got her pregnant.
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Postby Ewokguy15 » Fri Aug 25, 2017 11:07 am

One of the best shows this year!
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Postby stevyy » Sat Aug 26, 2017 1:40 am

i am shivering. I've just ended season 1. OMFG... every single actor on this show deserves every single award. Every single writer deserves every single award. It's unbelievable how good this series is. I have no words.
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Postby Hugo » Sat Aug 26, 2017 12:01 pm

stevyy wrote:i am shivering. I've just ended season 1. OMFG... every single actor on this show deserves every single award. Every single writer deserves every single award. It's unbelievable how good this series is. I have no words.
Maybe they should give the award to Margaret Atwood instead, don't you think? :lol:
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Postby NoAngel » Sat Aug 26, 2017 12:28 pm

In book departmant - yes! But you can rarely see a book adaptation made this good and everyone who participated in bringing this masterpiece to video format should be proud of themselves. They really deserve every single award, Atwood included, since she'll co-write episodes for the second season.
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Postby spiritboy » Mon Oct 09, 2017 7:39 pm

Brilliant series. I would've loved some nude Joseph Fiennes scenes but it was great nonetheless.
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Postby stevyy » Tue Oct 10, 2017 7:35 pm

spiritboy wrote:Brilliant series. I would've loved some nude Joseph Fiennes scenes but it was great nonetheless.
so true. if i were his handmaid i would even enjoy IT... however his wife is such a b!tch...
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Postby Benny » Wed Jan 10, 2018 8:16 pm

The Golden Globe awards for the show were so well deserved! It was outstanding, especially Elisabeth Moss' performance.
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Postby Benny » Mon Jan 15, 2018 11:37 am

Can't wait until April for season 2. One of the best shows I've ever watched.
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Postby Benny » Wed Apr 25, 2018 11:11 am

The first two episodes of season 2 are out, I'm very excited! :P
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Postby Rihab » Wed Apr 25, 2018 1:30 pm

This sure looks interesting and I would’ve watched it already if it was on Prime or Netflix, but wtf is hulu.
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Postby Thriller » Wed Apr 25, 2018 1:52 pm

Benny wrote:The first two episodes of season 2 are out, I'm very excited! :P
Officially or leaked?!
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Postby johnny_d » Wed Apr 25, 2018 2:04 pm

The 2 new episodes are amazing!! I literally only watched the first series for the first time over the past couple of weeks so it was fab going straight into the new series.

Looks like it’s gonna be another excellent season.

Also, Nick is such a ride!
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Postby Benny » Wed Apr 25, 2018 2:38 pm

Thriller wrote:
Benny wrote:The first two episodes of season 2 are out, I'm very excited! :P
Officially or leaked?!
Officially
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Postby Thriller » Sun Apr 29, 2018 2:40 pm

I’ve watched episode one but can’t find the second! Those handmaids were really put through the ringer :(
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Postby spiritboy » Thu May 03, 2018 12:44 pm

Renewed for Season 3.
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Postby NoAngel » Thu May 03, 2018 3:40 pm

Ok, I'm slayed. I was worried about stepping out beyond the book territory, but they've done amazing job so far. And those graphic scenes... I can't... best show ever :(
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Postby Thriller » Mon May 07, 2018 9:09 am

The end of episode 3 was so depressing!
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