Maggie Phillips

'Handmaid's Tale' Music Supervisor Maggie Phillips on Secret Character Playlists, Gilead's Contraband Vinyl & The Songs That Got Away

Maggie Phillips is the music supervisor for season 2 of The Handmaid’s Tale, coming to Blu-ray and DVD on Dec. 4. Phillips is the brain behind some of the most inspired, haunting Handmaid’s sequences -- from Kate Bush’s “This Woman’s Work” in the season 2 premiere’s mock-hanging scene, to X-Ray Spex’s “Oh Bondage Up Yours” after the bombing in episode 6, to Annie Lennox's “Walking on Broken Glass” as a frenetic counterpoint to Emily’s fear in the finale. Billboard caught up with Phillips to discuss the creative process that brought her to some of The Handmaid’s Tale's most searing moments.
Maggie Phillips

'Handmaid's Tale' Music Supervisor Maggie Phillips on Secret Character Playlists, Gilead's Contraband Vinyl & The Songs That Got Away

Maggie Phillips is the music supervisor for season 2 of The Handmaid’s Tale, coming to Blu-ray and DVD on Dec. 4. Phillips is the brain behind some of the most inspired, haunting Handmaid’s sequences -- from Kate Bush’s “This Woman’s Work” in the season 2 premiere’s mock-hanging scene, to X-Ray Spex’s “Oh Bondage Up Yours” after the bombing in episode 6, to Annie Lennox's “Walking on Broken Glass” as a frenetic counterpoint to Emily’s fear in the finale. Billboard caught up with Phillips to discuss the creative process that brought her to some of The Handmaid’s Tale's most searing moments.
The Handmaid's Tale

'The Handmaid's Tale': Season 2, Episode 13 Recap: 19 Startling Moments in 'The Word'

The finale for Season 1 of The Handmaid’s Tale left viewers shouting to know what would happen next. The finale for Season 2 may have them shouting “What the f---!” The actors, as always, do a stellar job selling their material. Why, then the WTF? It’s because, in the final minutes of “The Word,” June does something that makes little sense. Here are all the major moments leading up to June’s flabbergasting choice.
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'The Handmaid's Tale' Season 2 Finale: Here's What Happened

WTF, June? No, seriously: WTF, June? In the closing minutes of 'The Word', the Season 2 finale of Hulu’s 'The Handmaid’s Tale', protagonist June/Offred makes a baffling decision when she hands her infant daughter Holly over to fellow handmaid Emily before closing the door to the escape van and walking away, with remorse and sorrow on her face, then defiance.

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