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Misdirection: the poster on the movie's Letterboxd page -- you'd expect a mismatched buddy action movie!
Actual spoiler: Tommy Lee Jones' character name -- this is a reveal about an hour in.
Nice to see a Movie For Adults where everyone is so plain-lookin'. Very funny that the leading lady starts out as Hackman's ex-wife that he's still on good terms with, and who severely outranks him. For all the panicky screeching and running away she does, she might as…
My favorite version of Dune so far? Yes, this includes the novel.
Any adaptation of Herbert's text would necessarily add some humanity to the humans, and while I would have gone even further, I understand Villeneuve and Co wanted to keep a layer of alienness.
The Harkonnen sure ain't funny in this version! There's some body horror stuff with them and the Sardaukar which really stretches the PG13.
The expansion of two characters' roles make the tragic turn in the…