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'13 Reasons Why'
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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.

Legion Chapter 12
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Love and War in ‘Chapter 12’ of ‘Legion’

In the fourth episode of its second season, “Legion” finally pays attention to one of its main characters, Syd, who has been undeservedly underexplored until now.

Altanta North of the Border
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‘Atlanta’ Recap and Review: ‘North of the Border,’ Blood Is Not Thicker Than Water

With only two episodes left in the season, “Atlanta” is finally moving its narrative along. Al is moving forward, and Earn may be regressing, but at last, something is happening.

Handmaid's Tale: Baggage
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‘The Handmaid’s Tale’: ‘Baggage’ Spins with Dramatics but Lands on its Feet

“The Handmaid’s Tale” isn’t done with Gilead just yet, but the surprisingly artful dramatics and clever character exploration hint at equally interesting world expansions to come.

Handmaid's Tale: Unwomen
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‘The Handmaid’s Tale’: Emily, from College Professor to One of the ‘Unwomen’

We finally get to see who Emily was before June met her, and trace the origins of her lingering rebelliousness back to her days as a college biology professor seeking tenure.

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Atlanta: Season 2

The Harvard Crimson reviews "Atlanta," on FX, created by Donald Glover.

The Handmaid's Tale: "June"

The Handmaid's Tale: Season 2

The Harvard Crimson reviews the Hulu adaptation of Margaret Atwood's dystopian novel, "The Handmaid's Tale."

The Handmaid's Tale: "June"
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‘The Handmaid’s Tale’: ‘June’ Follows the Red Tape, Then Lights a Fire

The melodramatic hook does not do “June” justice.

Atlanta S2E8
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‘Atlanta’ Recap and Review: Looks Like Al is Finally Out of the ‘Woods’

As inconsistent as “Robbin’ Season” has been so far, it has a few gems that make its pitfalls worth trudging through. “Woods” is one such gem, though Alfred would likely disagree.

Howards End Photo
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“Howards End” : A Glorious Take on a Classic Novel

The series manages to stand on its own with its skilled cast and gorgeous cinematography, and does a faithful job of unpacking the novel’s complexities while never losing sight of the overarching themes and main characters.

"Legion": "Chapter 11"
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‘Legion’’s Eleventh Chapter Delivers Both Substance and Style

“Legion” second season finally finds its substance, the complicated emotional work that truly-gratifying TV shows are made up of.

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