Hulu finally plays nice with Viacom, gets exclusive rights to Daria and Nathan For You

Hulu as a service has always been defined by its “buts,” as in, “it’s like Netflix but it has commercials” or “you can watch all of your favorite shows but it doesn’t have everything from Nickelodeon or Comedy Central.” That latter point is finally changing, though, thanks to a new deal between Hulu and Viacom—the…

The Handmaid's Tale pits Offred against June in an unsurprisingly upsetting hour

“My darling,” said he, “I beg of you, for my sake and for our child’s sake, as well as for your own, that you will never for one instant let that idea enter your mind! There is nothing so dangerous, so fascinating, to a temperament like yours. It is a false and foolish fancy. Can you not trust me as a physician when

Netflix’s sci-fi thriller 3% is helping viewers conquer their fear of subtitles

Have you seen the Brazilian sci-fi thriller 3%? According to Netflix, there’s a good chance you not only saw it, but binged it. The streaming behemoth’s 2017 statistics (at least, the ones it released to the public) included a list of the most-binged shows globally, and coming in at number two—ahead of The OA,

The creators of The Handmaid’s Tale love that the handmaids costume has become a feminist statement

Thanks to the government’s assault on women’s reproductive rights over the past year, The Handmaid’s Tale—a story in which the few fertile women left in the world are reduced to incubators by an oppressive regime—became unfortunately timely. What the cast and creators of the Emmy-winning drama didn’t expect was for…

The Handmaid’s Tale season 2 remains as difficult to watch as it is to resist

The first season of The Handmaid’s Tale, Hulu’s adaptation of the eponymous Margaret Atwood novel, made for some of the best TV in 2017. Every bit as harrowing as its source material—in which the few fertile women left in the world are reduced to incubators by an oppressive, theocratic regime—Bruce Miller’s series was…