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  1. JohnRice

    Handmaid's Tale Season 3 (Hulu)

    As I previously stated, I read the novel several years ago, and saw the rather mediocre movie a couple times. It really is a grim story that's possibly more prophetic than I anticipated. Not literally, as of yet, but certainly metaphorically. I found the first season to be very good, and the...
  2. JohnRice

    Handmaid's Tale Season 3 (Hulu)

    Ron, the novel is basically the first season. They went beyond the novel since then, but the author Margaret Atwood is exec producer of the series. Why had you refused to watch the series?
  3. JohnRice

    Handmaid's Tale Season 3 (Hulu)

    I agree. Too much time spent with Elisabeth Moss glaring at the camera. They just dropped Emily the entire second half of the season, until the end of the final episode. But... the uneasy ambiguity of Commander Lawrence made for a good bit of enduring suspense. The turn of events for the...
  4. JohnRice

    Handmaid's Tale Season 3 (Hulu)

    I think it's a spectacular show. I'm not new to the story, having read the novel 10-12 years ago. Maybe I'll revisit it. I think it's steadily gained steam with each season. Far from "dragging", I thought season 2 got down into the grimy dirt of the whole situation. It was outright brutal...
  5. JohnRice

    Handmaid's Tale Season 3 (Hulu)

    No love for The Handmaid's Tale on HTF, I guess. I think it's a remarkable series, that they've kept interesting beyond the first season, which was basically the novel. It is difficult material, though. Not much of a reprieve from the grim subject matter.
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