First, I've never read Dune, and I've only seen up to the sparring match in the 80's version.
Second, I only found out now that this movie only covers the first half of the first book. Huh.
As someone who didn't know what to expect, I enjoyed it. The cinematography, cgi, performances, everything on the technical side was amazing. The story on the other hand is a little different. Not bad at all. It's actually pretty great, but…