Dune: Part Two might be a masterpiece — once we get a sequel

WNews
WNews 1 Min Read

The only thing you could fault Denis Villeneuve’s 2021 epic Dune for was also, really, the only reason it worked. 

After all, Frank Herbert’s 1965 sci-fi novel, a mythopoeic, quasi-religious, desertpunk, anti-colonial, anti-demagoguery, speculative history masterpiece, was long deemed pretty much unfilmable. Simply making a cohesive movie out of it is the Hollywood equivalent of splitting the atom — and others have tried.

Already saddled with a faithful but bloated 2000s miniseries, one self-described “failure” of a David Lynch movie and another from surrealist director Alejandro Jodorowsky that was somehow so terrifyingly bizarre it was cancelled when his other 1970s desert nightmare, El Topo, made it to theatres, adaptations of Dune carry some bad blood.

Which is why

- Advertisement -
Share This Article
Leave a comment
Report a Bug/Suggest Feature

Notice a bug on the site or want to suggest a feature. Please fill out the information below and one of our IT will look at the bug/feature report. If we have any questions or want more information, we will reach out vis email.

Reading: Dune: Part Two might be a masterpiece — once we get a sequel
Report a Error with this Story

Notice a error or facts with this story, please submit the information below and someone from our newsroom will review it and change if required 

Beta

Welcome to The New W.News

It is with great pleasure that we welcome you to W.News 6, the most extensive update ever. Please bear with us as we continue to work on and fine tune the new site. WNewsNetwork.com will remain online until June 30, 2024.