New Dune movie trailer, and it looks like Yet Another Movie, sadly. Give me daring aesthetics! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n9xhJrPXop4
I didn't like Dune much while reading it, but if there has to be a new movie, I don't want it to be one among thousands. I imagine watching “Jodorowsky's Dune” has spoiled me senseless. But look at Giger's concept art!
Or this excellent throne room art that shows the ridiculous sense of scale present in the books! (via DeviantArt, https://www.deviantart.com/marcsimonetti/art/Muad-dib-s-Throne-room-647597067)
Unless the trailer is misleading, Mad Max had a stronger sense of different and bold aesthetics than Dune.
@rixx (old movies just to get a sense of "what was that story again" to see if I want to read the books because ooof, so many books to be read)
@pascoda Dune is somewhat like Tolkien, in that it was foundational for a genre, but is not a particularly good book on its own unless you just happen to be into the concept, imo. I didn't enjoy reading it, but it was weird in a way that isn't done anymore, and felt educational. I'm happy I read it but I wasn't particularly happy while reading it.
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