The Handmaid's Tale - Hulu

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  1. AudioEnz

    AudioEnz Forum Resident

    I recently watched season two again with a friend who had missed it. Second time around I found season two more compelling than the first watching. There were a couple of slow moments but there was so much depth to the writing and characters that I was engrossed. It's not quite as good as the first season, but it is much closer than I previously believed. I'm looking forward to season three.
     
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  2. alexpop

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    What’s the production cost of this show?
    Looks amazing.
     
  3. hybrid_77

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    Blessed be the fruit

     
  4. Splungeworthy

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    Can't wait. I've been way too happy lately :righton:!
     
  5. mdm08033

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    I'm sure the best way to watch and hear the show is good old fashioned Blu-ray.
     
  6. alexpop

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    I have both seasons on Blu Ray.
    I was curious about the “ production cost”?
     
  7. GentleSenator

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    anyone else feel like season 3 is going to be a massive let down?
     
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  8. alexpop

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    Trailer looks a bit meh. But I’ll buy the blu ray regardless. :)
     
  9. I need Season 3 to be really good, because I need to add some more depression in my life.

    If this show doesn't do it, no show will. :D
     
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  10. fluffskul

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    while season 2 started slow... the finale of season 2 is some of the most compelling television i've ever seen. How Yvonne Strahovski didn't get an Emmy for Season 2 is beyond my comprehension.
     
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  11. Deesky

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    Who knew this show would turn out to be a documentary!
     
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  12. GeetarFreek

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    I felt like Season 2 was torture porn, I’m gonna give S3 a shot, but we’ll see !
     
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  13. Scotian

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    If this one doesn't do it for you try HBO's Chernobyl.
     
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  14. John B Good

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    Hmmm, I think it knew what it was doing.
     
  15. Squealy

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  16. Scotian

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  17. GentleSenator

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  18. Ghostworld

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    My friends recently had to pay his wife $3m in a divorce settlement. I said “Think of it as ‘the Handmaidens’ payoff.”
     
  19. Yep. That’s the sad part it’s very much of our time now in many respects.
     
  20. John B Good

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    Aunt Lydia. Is she like Kathy Bates in Misery?
     
  21. GentleSenator

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    no.
     
  22. GodShifter

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    I couldn’t get through S2. I tried but failed. There’s no hope for me for S3.
     
  23. jupiter8

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    I'm kind of expecting the show to go in directions I won't really be into. I think there's something to be said for a show having a planned out story arc and ending. Even stuff like "The Sopranos" overstayed its welcome for me and started to recycle itself with diminishing returns.
     
  24. Mylene

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    Best thing about season three so far (I've streamed the first three episodes) is it ISN'T torture porn like the last season.
     

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