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Dune Review

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ After the mixed attempts of adapting Frank Herbert’s Dune into live-action, Denis Villeneuve’s interpretation is not only faithful to the source material but achieves it in spectacular fashion. Dune is a masterclass of modern filmmaking. With a star-studded cast, the film was expected to display many of the best performances of the year. […]

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In Defence Of… Dune (1984)

Frank Herbert’s classic Sci-Fi Novel, Dune, has been adapted for the big screen once again. In light of the praise that Denis Villeneuve’s film has received, it is perhaps worth reflecting on the first, and much maligned, attempt to adapt the book. The near-universal contempt for David Lynch’s Dune (1984) may be surprising for those […]