Sprawling epic ‘Dune’ is made for the big screen

Director Denis Villeneuve’s eagerly anticipated adaptation of Frank Herbert’s 1965 sci-fi eco-fable “Dune” is a gargantuan spectacle, as massive a movie as you’re going to see this year and possibly the next. I’m talking huge. The Québécois filmmaker has always had a steroidal, low deep sensibility, with pictures like “Sicario,” “Prisoners” and “Blade Runner 2049” … Read more

For ‘Dune’ actor Oscar Isaac, life is all about impermanence : NPR

Oscar Isaac, shown here at the 2020 Academy Awards, credits his father with introducing him to acting: “I started making movies with his camcorder.” Richard Harbaugh/A.M.P.A.S. via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Richard Harbaugh/A.M.P.A.S. via Getty Images Oscar Isaac, shown here at the 2020 Academy Awards, credits his father with introducing him to acting: … Read more

Weekend Box Office Forecast: Dune and Ron’s Gone Wrong

Photo Credits: Warner Bros. Pictures (“Dune”); Disney & 20th Century Studios (“Ron’s Gone Wrong”) Fans have been clamoring for a modern remake of Frank Herbert’s Dune, the influential 1965 science fiction novel, for thirty-seven years since David Lynch last attempted to bring the story to the big screen. This weekend, domestic audiences will finally be … Read more

Are Timothee Chalamet and Zendaya Movie Stars? Dune Will Tell Us

“Dune” is not a savior film. It’s likely to be the fourth-largest opening gross for the month of October. “Dune” day has arrived in North America. For many film enthusiasts, it is the most-awaited movie of 2021; for the industry, even in a year of unknowns, it is one of its most uncertain events. Denis … Read more

Zendaya sweeps the premiere of Dune with a futuristic look

Samir HusseinGetty Images Zendaya’s thing is (literally) from another planet. And we say literally because the actress could not surprise us more with the look she has chosen to attend the premiere of ‘Dune’ in London. Film in which he appears alongside other young, very popular stars today as his partner Timothée Chalamet. Two of … Read more

‘Dune’ star Rebecca Ferguson reveals the emotional journey of Denis Villeneuve’s movie

There is no better word to describe the movie Dune (in theatres on Friday, Oct. 22) than epic, but the emotional, visceral feeling you get from watching a film of this scale, from Canadian filmmaker Denis Villeneuve, even brought one of its lead actors, Rebecca Ferguson, to tears. “I cried,…I was hit by the sound, … Read more

York film preview: Dune, The French Dispatch and The Harder They Fall

Timothée Chalamet as Paul Atreides in Dune. © 2021 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.This year for my birthday, my friend Simon gifted me with a book titled Accidentally Wes Anderson. It’s a lovingly compiled catalogue of buildings and locations around the globe that look just like something you’d see in one of the … Read more

Dune to stream today on HBO Max, but French Dispatch, Ron’s Gone Wrong won’t

Timothée Chalamet stars with Rebecca Ferguson in Dune, which is streaming on HBO Max starting Thursday afternoon. Chiabella James/Warner Bros. This year has been unprecedented in the number of new theatrical movies made available to stream online the same day they hit cinemas. HBO Max, in particular, has become synonymous with the practice. And HBO Max … Read more

Moviegoer: Dune – Bay Weekly

Frank Herbert’s sci-fi epic is a visual feast in this clever adaptation In theaters and streaming on HBOMax By Diana Beechener Paul Atreides (Timothée Chalamet: The French Dispatch) has greatness thrust upon him by both parents. He is the son of a powerful Duke (Oscar Isaac: Scenes from a Marriage) and a mother (Rebecca Ferguson: … Read more