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Tag: Dune

Dune: where are the flipping aliens? (video)

February 22, 2021 | By | Reply More
Dune: where are the flipping aliens? (video)

Dune is one of the most popular classic science fiction franchises both in books, TV form, and the movies now. But there is one question that has long been nagging fans of this evergreen science fiction universe – and that is, where are the flipping sentient aliens? After all, there are over 13,000 settled planets, all colonised by humanity, with […]

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Dune movie: the early reviews are in on the Denis Villeneuve take of this scifi classic (video).

February 1, 2021 | By | Reply More
Dune movie: the early reviews are in on the Denis Villeneuve take of this scifi classic (video).

A couple of interviews have surfaced with people who attended the Denis Villeneuve Dune movie’s test screening. Let’s take a look at what was revealed in these early Dune film reviews, and see if the first of the two-part adaptation of Frank Herbert’s classic 1965 novel of the same name is any good, or not? […]

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David Lynch’s Dune movie: a retrospective (video).

September 11, 2020 | By | Reply More
David Lynch’s Dune movie: a retrospective (video).

Denis Villeneuve’s Dune, based on Frank Herbert’s scifi novel, is one of the more anticipated movies of the year for 2020. More than three decades earlier, back in 1984, director David Lynch’s Dune, was also one of the most anticipated movies of the year. Even so, it flopped upon release. How could that happen, and […]

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Dune movie: cast and director interview (video).

September 10, 2020 | By | Reply More
Dune movie: cast and director interview (video).

I must not fear the scifi film Dune. Fear of a crap Dune film is the mind-killer. Fear of a rubbish Dune movie is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear of a bad Dune flick. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. Yes, the new Dune […]

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Dune: the long official trailer at last (video).

September 9, 2020 | By | Reply More
Dune: the long official trailer at last (video).

Here’s the new long Dune trailer from Denis Villeneuve – the first drop – in which we get to see some serious carnage, politics, and a little worm – well a big sand-worm, actually. Based on Frank Herbert’s classic SF novel of the same name, Dune tells the story of Paul Atreides, a brilliant and […]

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Denis Villeneuve (Dune interview: video).

August 4, 2020 | By | Reply More
Denis Villeneuve (Dune interview: video).

Tanya Lapointe sits down to chat with Denis Villeneuve about his work on the fabulous upcoming DUNE movie and his filmmaking process. In the far future of humanity, Duke Leto Atreides accepts stewardship of the dangerous desert planet Arrakis, also known as Dune, the only source of the most valuable substance in the universe, “the […]

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Denis Villeneuve’s vision for his new Dune movie (video).

May 25, 2020 | By | Reply More
Denis Villeneuve’s vision for his new Dune movie (video).

This short documentary explores some of the influences behind Denis Villeneuve’s work, to understand what the new Dune movie is going to be like. Dune is the first of his two-part adaptation of the 1965 novel of the same name by Frank Herbert, which will cover roughly the first half of the book.

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Jason Momoa on playing Duncan Idaho in Dune (actor interview).

April 16, 2020 | By | Reply More
Jason Momoa on playing Duncan Idaho in Dune (actor interview).

Actor Jason Momoa interviewed about his role in the upcoming Dune movie, and why Han Salo was his touchstone for the part of house duellist and all-round bad-blade, Duncan Idaho.

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Dune movie logo reveal (news).

January 30, 2020 | By | Reply More
Dune movie logo reveal (news).

The logo for the first of the new Denis Villeneuve-styled Dune movies has hit the streams via the tweety bird, and it looks kinda classy. We’re also getting a younger-looking Paul Atreides courtesy of actor Timothee Chalamet, closer to the original book, rather than the previous film adaption. This is what the actual DUNE logo […]

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Dune movie from Denis Villeneuve: first footage drives invited industry insiders wild (news).

January 21, 2020 | By | Reply More
Dune movie from Denis Villeneuve: first footage drives invited industry insiders wild (news).

The much anticipated Dune movie from Denis Villeneuve (with a little historical help from Frank Herbert) has put on a special showing of first footage for invited industry insiders, critics, fans and fellow producers and directors – and the reaction (slightly mitigated by non-disclosure agreements) is wildly positive … as in mind-blowing and a work […]

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