On the season’s penultimate episode, The Handmaid’s Tale 2×12 “Postpartum,” the narrative’s attention expands beyond June and Holly to include Eden, Emily, and Nick. It is a wise set-up as it provides some relief from the emotional hyper-focus on our protagonist, while also linking us back to the core relationshipsRead More →

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I have to be honest, I have been avoiding this review. The parallels between the real world and the dystopian nightmare on The Handmaid’s Tale are often uncanny. But,¬†on The Handmaid’s Tale 2×10 “The Last Ceremony,” the content with Hannah and June is so similar to the forced separation happeningRead More →

After each episode of The Handmaid’s Tale, I am sure that the stunning visual and musical imagery, poetry in the form of a television episode, cannot be topped. Then I watch the next episode. The Handmaid’s Tale 2×07 “After” once again sets the standard for visual storytelling. The opening sequenceRead More →

June Osborne is free. The final expression of the first episode of Season 2, forcefully exhaled by our protagonist survivor is true and not. She claims an essential piece of freedom: freedom to and from her body. It is one match struck in June’s journey on The Handmaid’s Tale toRead More →