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From http://www.avclub.com – The word “shock” gets trotted out a lot when discussing The Handmaid’s Tale. It can be a shock to the system: you don’t have to look hard to see Gilead in our world, right now


From www.avclub.com – The word “shock” gets trotted out a lot when discussing The Handmaid’s Tale. It can be a shock to the system: you don’t have to look hard to see Gilead in our world, right now ; the show also goes out of its way to make it plain that the advent of Gilead was swift and far too easy. It’s also shocking in the way that dark, upsetting entertainment can sometimes make your jaw drop or take the air right out of your lungs. In its first season, there’s been no shortage of either kind of shock, and many of its best moments have done both (as was the case with “Late.”)

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