Dune (2020)

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Dune (2020)

Post by YAG » Wed Sep 09, 2020 6:15 pm

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Re: Dune (2020)

Post by The_Carpenter » Wed Sep 09, 2020 10:05 pm

If the Script drifts much from the novel, it won't go over well.
And it's a remake, so there's that issue also. The 1984 movie struggled through a few production restarts but the final print actually stuck very closely to the novel and I think is pretty good, even though a box office failure.
I think sci-fi aficionados will make or brake the film. Thus, I hope the script sticks to the novel.
There's a handful of trailers out, but I'm not able to get a grasp of the movie with those.
Perhaps I'm being critical, but then again I first read the novel in the Ace Books paperback version, that's still on a shelf, even though heavily dog-eared.

But, Warner Brothers is distributing, They have heavy coin in this. So maybe it will be decent.
I'll probably go see it, at the least just to check out the theatrical of it.
Sometimes I wish I hadn't been a Mass Communications minor back then.

But where are the reviews?????
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Re: Dune (2020)

Post by YAG » Wed Sep 09, 2020 10:09 pm

Herbert created such an epic story, that a single movie is going to have trouble covering all of the bases, just like the original struggled with.
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Re: Dune (2020)

Post by vorlon » Thu Sep 10, 2020 6:52 pm

YAG wrote:
Wed Sep 09, 2020 10:09 pm
Herbert created such an epic story, that a single movie is going to have trouble covering all of the bases, just like the original struggled with.
It's supposed to be a two parter.
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Re: Dune (2020)

Post by vorlon » Thu Sep 10, 2020 7:04 pm

The_Carpenter wrote:
Wed Sep 09, 2020 10:05 pm
If the Script drifts much from the novel, it won't go over well.
And it's a remake, so there's that issue also. The 1984 movie struggled through a few production restarts but the final print actually stuck very closely to the novel and I think is pretty good, even though a box office failure.
I think sci-fi aficionados will make or brake the film. Thus, I hope the script sticks to the novel.
There's a handful of trailers out, but I'm not able to get a grasp of the movie with those.
Perhaps I'm being critical, but then again I first read the novel in the Ace Books paperback version, that's still on a shelf, even though heavily dog-eared.

But, Warner Brothers is distributing, They have heavy coin in this. So maybe it will be decent.
I'll probably go see it, at the least just to check out the theatrical of it.
Sometimes I wish I hadn't been a Mass Communications minor back then.

But where are the reviews?????
It's not scheduled to be released until mid-December at this point so I doubt it's been seen by the critics.
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Re: Dune (2020)

Post by The_Carpenter » Thu Sep 10, 2020 7:44 pm

But they are already into a hard push so......
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Re: Dune (2020)

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