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Old 04-18-2017, 01:16 AM
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The Handmaid's Tale (Hulu) #1 - “Better never means better for everyone... It always means worse, for some.”

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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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Old 04-18-2017, 05:12 AM
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This sounds interesting. I'll watch it
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Old 04-18-2017, 02:45 PM
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Old 04-19-2017, 03:06 AM
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I'm definitely excited about this one! It's getting good reviews
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Old 04-19-2017, 07:06 PM
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Oh yay, you started a thread! You know I'm definitely excited about this one. Has anyone read the book? It's fantastic. And I think the cast is great.

Yeah, the reviews have all been pretty much raves. I hope it's as good as they say.
'The Handmaid's Tale' Review | Hollywood Reporter

'The Handmaid's Tale': The Most Important Show of 2017

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I saw the trailer for this, it looks interesting and these reviews make me want to watch it even more, will definitely check this one out!
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Old 04-20-2017, 02:03 PM
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Yes I started! I can't wait for it!

It's getting closer now
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Seems like Elizabeth Moss is doing all the press for it though on talkshows!
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Old 04-20-2017, 07:37 PM
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Me too. So excited!

Do you know what shows she's going to be on? I hope we see more from the rest of the cast as well.

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Old 04-23-2017, 05:22 AM
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That's pretty cool!

There was also a premiere event!

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’: 12 Things We Learned at Tribeca Fest Premiere | Variety
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She was on Stephen Colbert this past week!




and the upcoming interviews will be:

James Corden on April 26th
Live with Kelly on May 5th


Oh Joseph Fiennes will be on the Talk this upcoming friday!
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Old 04-24-2017, 09:14 PM
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Yeah, I thought that pic was pretty neat. I don't what I would do if I saw a bunch of Handmaids just walking around.

Thanks for the info! All the ladies looked lovely at Tribeca.

1 more day!!!
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Samira Wiley on The Handmaid’s Tale’s relevance and feminism in 2017

I wanted to reread the book before it starts but oh well. Happy its almost here either way.
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Old 04-25-2017, 08:10 AM
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Cool! Thanks for sharing!

It's getting really close now! They release 3 eps at once right?

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Yeah, there are 3 episodes on Hulu now! Has anyone watched yet? I have to wait until Sunday here in Canada.

Great pic of the cast.
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The show is so good, i understand why it's not a miniseries
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I cannot wait to watch this! So exciting

Thanks for starting the thread, Karen
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