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“Desert power.”

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Frank Herbert’s Dune was long considered unfilmable — even after the release of David Lynch’s controversial 1984 film adaptation.

The acclaimed sci-fi series’ reputation, and the commercial failure of Lynch’s disastrous (but interesting!) film, made Denis Villeneuve’s adaptation seem misguided at best.

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