hows that for a slice of fried gold?
I rarely ever read a book before watching the film but last Summer during lockdown I seized the perfect opportunity. Having done so, I can say that very few films translate over to film as well as Denis Villeneuve’s Dune... Part One. And this is not an easy book to do that with. This director has only gone and gotten himself a reputation.
The master of the sci-fi epic.
It’s an almost flawless film in my opinion. Sure, the…
I’m still trying to process what I just saw. But essentially, this movie is all-out fucking bonkers. I see why Margot Robbie called it the best comic book movie ever (it’s literally like a moving comic book) and although it’s not quite that - I see where she’s coming from.
It’s ridiculously stupid, mental, highly stylised, overwhelmingly violent and although it’s occasionally a little immature, it’s absolutely awesome. But it’s also heartfelt in places, narratively cutthroat, genuinely sad and actually…