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Colby Cosh: Awaiting another courageous kick at the Dune cinematic can

3 days ago   |   By National Post

The cinema-rumour websites are hissing with whispers about the upcoming adaptation of Frank Herbert's Dune from Canadian director Denis Villeneuve. Folks who still swear by science-fiction movies live in a state of constant unease about tent-pole projects like this. After an adaptation of cherished object X by messianic genius Y is announced, there are still a hundred things that can go awry with the script or the finances or the cast, and one of those hundred things, or some interaction amongst them, usually does. But the buzz is that everything is, so far, in order for Villeneuve to...
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