Tag: the handmaids tale

Tuesday Releases: Blinded By The Light & Dora and the Lost City of Gold

DORA AND THE LOST CITY OF GOLDParamount Pictures | 2019 | 110 min | Rated PGDirected by James Bobin BUY: $14.99RENT: $5.99 BR: $19.96DVD: $17.96 BR: $19.99DVD: $22.99 BR: $19.96DVD: $17.96 BR: $19.99DVD: $17.99 OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS Having spent most of her life exploring the jungle with her parents, nothing could prepare Dora (Isabela Moner) for her most dangerous adventure ever – High School. Always … Read More Tuesday Releases: Blinded By The Light & Dora and the Lost City of Gold

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TV Review: The Handmaid’s Tale: Season 3 – Episode 5: “Unknown Caller” (2019)

THE HANDMAID’S TALE: SEASON THREE Episode 5: “Unknown Caller” Review by: Christopher HaskellJune 20, 2019 “We’re all in danger.” — Mr. Lawrence (Bradley Whitford) The moment that baby Nichole/Holly made it to Canada, I began worrying for everyone involved. Not only is June (Elisabeth Moss) now separated from both of her children, but there is a massive target on Luke’s (O. T. Fagbenle) back … Read More TV Review: The Handmaid’s Tale: Season 3 – Episode 5: “Unknown Caller” (2019)

Tuesday Releases: Mission: Impossible – Fallout, The Happytime Murders, & The Nun

Official Synopsis: On a dangerous assignment to recover stolen plutonium, Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) chooses to save his team over completing the mission, allowing nuclear weapons to fall into the hands of a deadly network of highly-skilled operatives intent on destroying civilization. Now, with the world at risk, Ethan and his IMF team (Simon Pegg, Ving Rhames, Rebecca Ferguson) are forced to become reluctant partners … Read More Tuesday Releases: Mission: Impossible – Fallout, The Happytime Murders, & The Nun

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Spotlight: 70th Annual Emmy Awards Nominations

ACTING Best Actress, Comedy Pamela Adlon – “Better Things” (FX) Rachel Brosnahan – “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” (Prime Video) Allison Janney – “Mom” (CBS) Issa Rae – “Insecure” (HBO) Tracee Ellis Ross – “black-ish” (ABC) Lily Tomlin – “Grace and Frankie” (Netflix) Best Actor, Comedy Anthony Anderson – “black-ish” (ABC) Ted Danson – “The Good Place” (NBC) Larry David – “Curb Your Enthusiasm” (HBO) … Read More Spotlight: 70th Annual Emmy Awards Nominations

TV Review: The Handmaid’s Tale: Season 2 – Episode 13: “The Word” (2018)

THE HANDMAID’S TALE: SEASON TWO Episode 13: “The Word” Review by: Christopher HaskellJuly 11, 2018 Sophomore seasons of TV can be a gamble, especially when the source material ran out after the first one. By focusing on filling in the gaps of this unique world and diving deeper into the already established characters, “The Handmaid’s Tale” proves its place as Hulu’s biggest hit yet. … Read More TV Review: The Handmaid’s Tale: Season 2 – Episode 13: “The Word” (2018)

TV Review: The Handmaid’s Tale: Season 2 – Episode 12: “Postpartum” (2018)

THE HANDMAID’S TALE: SEASON TWO Episode 12: “Postpartum” Review by: Christopher HaskellJuly 5, 2018 Secrets and unease are what drive “The Handmaid’s Tale.” Not knowing what the characters’ true motivations are casts a veil of ambiguity over the series and keeps you guessing what will happen next. But the more a spotlight gets shined on a particular character, say Serena (Yvonne Strahovski) in this … Read More TV Review: The Handmaid’s Tale: Season 2 – Episode 12: “Postpartum” (2018)

TV Review: The Handmaid’s Tale: Season 2 – Episode 5: “Seeds” (2018)

THE HANDMAID’S TALE: SEASON TWO Episode 5: “Seeds” Review by: Christopher HaskellMay 18, 2018 How do you show the person who has been so loyal to you throughout the years that you value them? In the Republic of Gilead, you gift them with an arranged marriage to a barely teenage girl freshly ripped from her family to partake in ritualized sex practices in order … Read More TV Review: The Handmaid’s Tale: Season 2 – Episode 5: “Seeds” (2018)

TV Review: The Handmaid’s Tale: Season 2 – Episode 4: “Other Women” (2018)

THE HANDMAID’S TALE: SEASON TWO Episode 4: “Other Women” Review by: Christopher HaskellMay 10, 2018 Over the course of a full season, and now well into the second season, we’ve come to know June/Offred (Elisabeth Moss) as one personality type. Her “fight the system” attitude pushes through in this dystopian future and rightfully so, as this is how I am sure many viewers come … Read More TV Review: The Handmaid’s Tale: Season 2 – Episode 4: “Other Women” (2018)

New TV Trailer: Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale: Season Two – Official Trailer

THE HANDMAID’S TALE: SEASON TWO When we left Elisabeth Moss’s June/Offred in the Season One finale, she was pregnant and being hauled away in a black van. The imagery most present in the Season Two footage is June wearing a muzzle, so you can assume that the consequences that Aunt Lydia (Ann Dowd) promised, after the Handmaids refused to execute Janine, are in full … Read More New TV Trailer: Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale: Season Two – Official Trailer

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Television Guide 2018: Renewed and Canceled

$100,000 Pyramid (ABC) – Renewed 12 Monkeys (SyFy) – Canceled (after fourth season) 13 Reasons Why (Netflix) – Renewed 48 Hours (CBS) – Renewed 60 Days In (A&E) – Renewed 60 Minutes (CBS) – Renewed 9-1-1 (Fox) – Renewed A Series of Unfortunate Events (Netflix) – Canceled (after third and final season) Adventure Time (Cartoon Network) – Canceled (after final season) America’s Funniest Home … Read More Television Guide 2018: Renewed and Canceled

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Oscars Watch: 20th Annual Costume Designers Guild Award Nominees

Excellence in Contemporary Film “I, Tonya” – Jennifer Johnson Excellence in Period Film “The Shape of Water” – Luis Sequeira Excellence in Sci-Fi / Fantasy Film “Wonder Woman” – Lindy Hemming   TELEVISION Excellence in Contemporary Television “The Handmaid’s Tale” – Ane Crabtree (Hulu) Excellence in Period Television “The Crown” – Jane Petrie (Netflix) Excellence in Sci-Fi / Fantasy Television “Game of Thrones” – … Read More Oscars Watch: 20th Annual Costume Designers Guild Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 70th Annual Writers Guild Awards & USC Scripter Awards

WRITERS GUILD AWARDS ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY “Get Out” – Jordan Peele ADAPTED SCREENPLAY “Call Me By Your Name” – James Ivory   (Based on the Novel by André Aciman) DOCUMENTARY SCREENPLAY “Jane” – Brett Morgen TELEVISION DRAMA SERIES “The Handmaid’s Tale” (Hulu) Ilene Chaiken, Nina Fiore, Dorothy Fortenberry, Leila Gerstein, John Herrera, Lynn Maxcy, Bruce Miller, Kira Snyder, Wendy Straker Hauser, Eric Tuchman   COMEDY SERIES “Veep” … Read More Oscars Watch: 70th Annual Writers Guild Awards & USC Scripter Awards