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Ep 163: “Dune: Part 1” (Denis Villeneuve, 2021)

October 26, 2021

We sandwalk through Denis Villeneuve’s “Dune” and discuss:

  • Cinematography, day-for-night scenes;
  • Writing & directing, the voice, visions;
  • and other such stuff and things and stuff.

“You philosophers are lucky men. You write on paper and paper is patient. Unfortunate Empress that I am, I write on the susceptible skins of living beings.” – Catherine the Great

Notes & References:
“Jodorowsky’s Dune” trailer
HR Giger had some cool ideas for Dune, specifically Harkonnen Castle
Catherine the Great was German – wiki
“The Great” on Hulu is great (trailer)
“PU-239” on HBO (trailer)

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