Review: Denis Villeneuve's doom-laden, dynamite 'Dune'
Hot as it may be on Arrakis, the desert planet that draws the universe’s most powerful interests to its mineral-rich but inhospitable sands, Villeneuve’s film is a solemn slow burn. This “Dune,” a cool-headed colossus, erects a massive, brutalist architecture of otherworldly science-fiction to craft a big-screen spectacle of thundering splendor. Villeneuve does atmospheric exteriors more than he does emotional interiors.news.yahoo.com
2021 New York Film Festival highlights: "Dune," a spellbinding epic (actually, just the beginning of one)
Among the festival's closing weekend's high points is Denis Villeneuve's visually stunning adaptation of Frank Herbert's sci-fi classic, which builds splendid worlds that amaze the eyes (and leaves us waiting for Part Two).cbsnews.com
‘Spencer,’ ‘The Last Duel' set for Venice Film Festival
The Venice Film Festival has unveiled a starry lineup of world premieres for September including Pablo Larrain’s “Spencer,” starring Kristen Stewart as Princess Diana and Ridley Scott’s medieval drama “The Last Duel,” featuring Matt Damon, Ben Affleck and Adam Driver.
Toronto Film Festival to open with ‘Dear Evan Hansen’
The adaptation of the Broadway hit and Tony-winner “Dear Evan Hansen,” Edgar Wright’s ’60s London themed “Last Night in Soho,” and “The Eyes of Tammy Faye” are just a few of the major films coming to the Toronto International Film Festival this September.
Frank Herbert's sci-fi classic gets special spice-laden treatment in 'Dune: The Graphic Novel' (exclusive)
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New Dune prequel comic 'House Atreides' launches from Boom! Studios
Studios titled "Dune: House Atreides," and we're folding space to present a preview of the premiere issue, which arrives October 21. unveiled a first viewing of "Dune: House Atreides #1," a galaxy-spanning 12-issue series that primes audiences for the epic adventures to come in December. Studios) Image 2 of 3 (Image credit: Boom! Studios) Image 3 of 3 (Image credit: Boom! (Image credit: Boom!space.com
Timothée Chalamet and Oscar Isaac Will Have You Ready to Risk it All in 'Dune' First Look
Timothée Chalamet will make Dune fans of us all. Warner Bros. PicturesFor those not versed in Dune's lore, Frank Herbert's novel sees Paul and his parents, Duke Leto and Lady Jessica (played by Oscar Isaac and Rebecca Ferguson), relocate to Arrakis to oversee mining of a powerful spice called melange. When Dune arrives -- on Dec. 18 -- it will cover only the first half of its source material. "I would not agree to make this adaptation of the book with one single movie," Villeneuve says. It’s a world that takes its power in details."