The Handmaid's Tale: Season 3 Reviews

June 6, 2019
For the most part, however, the show is stuck in a repetitive loop, both by design and accident.
June 5, 2019
The Handmaid's Tale reflects the mainstream, white version feminism while appropriating the nightmarish visuals of slavery's brutality.
June 5, 2019
June -- trapped in her sequence of shock, rebellion, rinse, repeat -- doesn't feel like a person anymore.
June 5, 2019
Season 3 arrives right on cue, addressing topical issues such as forced pregnancies via future-shock scenarios.
June 5, 2019
The compelling love/hate relationship between June and Serena Joy will continue to heat up and twist around.
June 4, 2019
There's still enough going on in The Handmaid's Tale to keep it reasonably compelling, even though it's harder to ignore the sound of the ticking clock that strongly suggests this narrative needs to turn harder in some new directions, and soon
June 4, 2019
[It] sustains many of the qualities that first made the show such a talker (and award winner), with memorable performances and a fascinating vision of government oppression and cruelty in the name of God.
June 4, 2019
The elements that help the series transcend that air of repetition are as intact as ever. Elisabeth Moss remains electrifying... The storyline, as it appears from the early episodes of this season, is anchored in the dynamics of motherhood.
Top Critic
May 31, 2019
If not much sunnier, not as relentlessly grim as the second, while June is slowly, methodically, morphing into the Robo-June we know she must become. So far, so good.
May 31, 2019
Handmaid's Tale may be useful cultural shorthand, and its imagery will send a powerful message for as long as there are outrages to protest. But the show has only a few things to say, in a world where forms of gendered oppression are many and various.