A family drama wrapped within a supernatural tale where death isn’t necessarily the end.
An emotive and powerful drama which plays on themes of grief, memory and guilt.
The first 60-90 minutes of Dune are pretty impressive. Every shot is meticulously crafted, with loud portentous classical music. Aside from having to use voice-overs to move the story on, grand and ominous.
It then falls off a cliff. It suddenly jumps the reading bits (which happen to be extremely important if you want to understand the story) and races to an increasingly boring and confusing end. I'm not sure how anyone who hasn't read the books will really understand…