D U N E (2020)

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  • anephric 14 Apr 2020 01:37:07 4,334 posts
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    There was probably already a thread for this, but I'll be fucked if I can find it. First pic from Villeneuve's new Dune movie, with VF promising mor fax tomorrow.

    Vanity Fair Article

    Edited by anephric at 01:37:29 14-04-2020
  • Mola_Ram 14 Apr 2020 01:39:14 24,366 posts
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    You mean Dunc, right?
  • Tomo 14 Apr 2020 01:44:28 18,068 posts
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    It's gunna be amazing and be a complete box office flop.
  • Mola_Ram 14 Apr 2020 01:45:31 24,366 posts
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    Is it even still coming out this year?
  • Your-Mother 14 Apr 2020 01:50:28 4,728 posts
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    My most anticipated movie in years. Love all things Dune, re-read the six books at least every other year (there are only six books see, seven if you count Dune Encyclopedia I guess), replay both Dune and Dune 2 every so often, have Spice Opera in a frequent playlist, even tolerate the David Lynch movie for what it is.

    But definitely the six saga books are the best. Just the six books. No others exist. None.
  • Mola_Ram 14 Apr 2020 02:15:15 24,366 posts
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    You should play the board game, Gremmi, if you haven't already. It's rather good!

    Edited by Mola_Ram at 02:19:27 14-04-2020
  • Your-Mother 14 Apr 2020 02:29:40 4,728 posts
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    Yep, have it. Only downside is that it only really works with full player counts. Tried it two player and it loses a lot of the strategy and diplomacy.
  • Mola_Ram 14 Apr 2020 02:35:26 24,366 posts
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    I think it's alright with three or four. But you're right, the best fun comes from the delicious interactions with all the various powers and such. There's nothing quite like playing as the Bene Gesserit, having someone else win on turn 8 or something, and you going

  • thelzdking 14 Apr 2020 06:53:04 10,183 posts
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    Super-keen for this film.
  • Tonka 14 Apr 2020 07:35:11 31,087 posts
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  • IRWATWO 14 Apr 2020 08:03:30 763 posts
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    Your-Mother wrote:... But definitely the six saga books are the best. Just the six books. No others exist. None.
    Yep. It's a good thing Frank Herbert never had kids, or one of them might have co-written such books. But he didn't so they didn't. And while we're doing it, Frank Herbert rewrote Chapter House Dune to leave out Daniel and Marty.
  • General_Martok 14 Apr 2020 09:47:06 1,366 posts
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    I too am looking forward to this. 😊
  • nickthegun 14 Apr 2020 09:56:29 82,940 posts
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    I couldnít be more pumped for this. God, I hope the cinemas are open by then...

    And it really sounds like they are trying to do it justice, slowing the pace down and going big on the detail. I canít think of a better director to do that.

    Mind you...I said that about Shane Black and The Predator so what the hell do I know?
  • anephric 14 Apr 2020 13:43:44 4,334 posts
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    So much more Dune:

    https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2020/04/behold-dune-an-exclusive-look-at-timothee-chalamet-zendaya-oscar-isaac/amp

    Not sure about the powa armour but Oscar Isaac as Leto is giving me a wettie.
  • anephric 14 Apr 2020 13:48:09 4,334 posts
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    Sadly no pics of the Harkonnens yet, I'm curious to see what they do with them. Is Skarsgard going full fatty? Why has Beast Rabban been cast but no Feyd Rautha? Or is Feyd just going to be in part le deux? Not sure how that works.
  • ChiefGB 14 Apr 2020 13:49:15 12,719 posts
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    I donít know much about it all but the released pics all look pretty uninspiring.
  • beastmaster 14 Apr 2020 13:49:19 21,216 posts
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    First there are official photos. Then there's the poster. Then the trailer.
  • Mola_Ram 14 Apr 2020 13:49:50 24,366 posts
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    Aw, I was hoping for a picture of Harkonnen.
  • Decks Best Forumite, 2016 14 Apr 2020 13:51:47 26,361 posts
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    Love the aesthetic.
  • Dr-Strangelove 14 Apr 2020 13:54:37 2,288 posts
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    Love the moodiness from the first short in the original post
  • anephric 14 Apr 2020 13:57:12 4,334 posts
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    This came perilously close to being made by Peter Berg about ten years ago. Thank fuck that didn't happen and Villeneuve's star was on the ascendent. We'd have fucking Marky Mark as Leto.

    Just for shits and shits, my dream cast at the time had Philip Seymour Hoffman as the Baron and *cough* Jared Leto as Feyd. I think I went full boner and had Kurt Russell as Gurney.
  • sport 14 Apr 2020 13:58:17 16,273 posts
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    Dr-Strangelove wrote:
    Love the moodiness from the first short in the original post
    Not sure what you mean, there isn't a dune in sight.
  • Mola_Ram 14 Apr 2020 14:01:53 24,366 posts
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    I was thinking Vincent D'Onofrio for the Baron, but I guess he probably doesn't want to get typecast as "portly evil man" for the rest of his career.

    He'd be my dream casting for the Judge if the Blood Meridian movie ever gets made, though.
  • Tonka 14 Apr 2020 14:23:11 31,087 posts
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    Gods please let him do one of the Hainish novels next. Preferably The Dispossessed. That would make me shit my entire wardrobe of joy.
  • davidfowles 14 Apr 2020 14:48:44 211 posts
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    anephric wrote:
    There was probably already a thread for this, but I'll be fucked if I can find it. First pic from Villeneuve's new Dune movie, with VF promising mor fax tomorrow.

    Vanity Fair Article
    No one is going to be able to search for a thread called D U N E either, so expect a new thread soon.
  • anephric 14 Apr 2020 14:55:11 4,334 posts
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    I could just retitle it C U N T?
  • IRWATWO 14 Apr 2020 14:59:12 763 posts
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    They're going to have trouble topping the mini series for me, I though they were great, with the possible exception of a couple of casting decisions.
  • nickthegun 14 Apr 2020 15:14:22 82,940 posts
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    davidfowles wrote:
    anephric wrote:
    There was probably already a thread for this, but I'll be fucked if I can find it. First pic from Villeneuve's new Dune movie, with VF promising mor fax tomorrow.

    Vanity Fair Article
    No one is going to be able to search for a thread called D U N E either, so expect a new thread soon.
    Tbf, no one other than a Bangalore wife salesman would be able to search for a thread called 'Dune', either.

    Edited by nickthegun at 15:27:03 14-04-2020
  • SuperSoupy 14 Apr 2020 15:49:23 225 posts
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    Well those pics look lovely!

    The only question I got coming from them is why the knuckle-guards on their gloves are also on their wrists. Like weird wrist-knuckle guards? I dunno. Anyways yay finally a decent Dune movie probably.

    While we're playing dream casting, I would've had Brian Cox play the Baron.
  • Mola_Ram 14 Apr 2020 16:12:33 24,366 posts
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    Brian Blessed as the Baron.
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