Dune Review Coming Later

I have watched Dune, and I have feelings, along with some thoughts and prayers. I’m going to watch this a few more times, and then I’ll let you guys know what’s going on in my head.

I did not see it in the theater, since that simply is not an option for me. I watched it on HBOMax, last night, like a normal person who doesn’t want to interact with strangers in a dark room, and I have to say that while it wasn’t as good as I thought it would be, it wasn’t bad, either. We’ve been living with the idea of watching this movie for over a year, so the hype was immense, because the trailers were awesome.

I paid little attention to most reviews of the movie, but I have heard that most people liked it. They’re not especially loud about it, but they didn’t pan it either, and I have seen a couple of remarks that its better than the 1984 version, which apparently everyone except me still hates. Yes, I think this version is better than that one, but the old one wasn’t THAT bad. I reserve most of my hatred for the television version on the Syfy network, a few years ago.

So give me some time to organize my thoughts and I’ll drop them here by next month. But first, since Dune isnt a Horror movie (although it does contain some horrific moments), I’m not going to focus on it just yet, preferring to only talk about Horror movies and shows this month.

2 thoughts on “Dune Review Coming Later

  1. I’m really interested in your thoughts…I never saw the Lynch version – was told it was horrible – so I will be watching it with fresh eyes…the Director makes beautiful films, although I felt Blade Runner 2049 was too “absorbed in its myth” for me…anyway, can’t wait for your review!

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    1. Every review of the Lynch version Ive ever seen or read always trashes that film, but then, I really like it, I’m well used to liking things other people hate, and I almost never base my love of something on other people’s feelings about it. I may have to do both a review of the new one, and a comparison of the two in a separate post.

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