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‘The Dragon Prince’ Embraces Nostalgia, Inclusivity

“The Dragon Prince” is no mere clone, but it shares much of its DNA with Ehasz’s previous work.

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In Season Five, Time’s Up for Bojack Horseman

Thankfully, if “Bojack Horseman” knows how to do anything, it is balance its incongruities.

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'Sharp Objects' Delivers a Stunning Southern Gothic

With its luscious cinematography, haunting story, and painful soundtrack, “Sharp Objects” delivers a stunning Southern Gothic that gives this loving word a much darker connotation.

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Making Sense of the World with ‘Explained’

“Explained,” the weekly informational Netflix show produced by Vox Media, is both nothing new and an interesting development in the ever more varied field of television.

The Handmaid's Tale: "The Word"
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‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Ends a Frustrating Season 2 with a Disappointing Finale

The constant repetition is suffocating the story—and Gilead is already a suffocating place.

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‘The Handmaid’s Tale’: ‘Postpartum’ Not So Different from Prepartum

​All roads lead to the Waterford household. At least, they do for June, who unbelievably ends up back there for a third time.

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‘The Handmaid’s Tale’: ‘The Last Ceremony’ More Heartbreaking and Horrific Than Any Other

To say that “The Last Ceremony” is an emotional rollercoaster would be an understatement.

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‘The Handmaid’s Tale’: ‘Holly’ Brings Genre Twists but Little Change

This cycle of visiting the outside world only to return to Gilead’s borders is getting tiresome. At this point, June just needs to get the hell out already.

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‘The Handmaid’s Tale’: ‘Women’s Work’ Disrupts a Man’s World

Despite the character-related inconsistencies, the episode upholds its themes well.

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‘The Handmaid’s Tale’: Worlds Collide and Letters Ignite in ‘Smart Power’

"The Handmaid's Tale" has finally given us a satisfying and refreshing episode that forces Gilead’s creators to step outside of their comfort zone and reckon with what they’ve done.

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How '13 Reasons Why’ Makes the Same Mistakes it Warns Against

The show needs to stop romanticizing trauma under the guise of heroism.

“The Handmaid’s Tale”: “First Blood”
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'The Handmaid’s Tale': Catalysts for Sisterhood in 'First Blood'

First Blood” is one of Season Two’s better episodes, even if it rushes the changing dynamics between June and Serena Joy ever-so-slightly.

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’: ‘After'
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‘The Handmaid’s Tale’: ‘After’ is Surprisingly Superficial and Disappointing

A lot happens—too much, in fact, making the episode more chaotically disappointing than artful.

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’: 'Other Women'
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‘The Handmaid’s Tale’: In 'Other Women,' June is Back To—No, Worse Than—Square One

“Other Women” might as well be a throwback episode, as the cyclical nature of life as a handmaid is brought back full circle in what is ultimately a study in brainwashing.

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’: ‘Seeds’
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‘The Handmaid’s Tale’: Silence Sows the ‘Seeds’ of Rebellion

In an episode where death looms over the characters’ heads, “Seeds” hints at a new life not just within June’s body, but for the characters themselves.

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