In 1984 Frank Herbert's classic sci-fi novel came to the screen. Sort of. At 137 minutes they were able to fit roughly 12% of the plot of the densely detailed tome, most of it in the last half hour. It was a trade off, because otherwise how would they fit in references to feline molestation.
Yes, it's Dune. A movie who's very title causes muscle spasms and blurred vision among some movie fans. A dazzling jumble of sun drenched sand piles, obese men with floating rigs, bald women, and Sting's nether regions barely concealed by arrow shaped underwear. Anyone who hasn't clicked away from this page and description in horror by now feel free to join Ronin Fox and Vamperica with ammunition from RVR II as we skewer all the Kwisatz Haderachs and Landraads and Mentats and all the other things I had to check Wikipedia to see how to spell.
Dune is copyright to NBC Universal, this is a sample of my commentary available at rifftrax.com, you need your own copy of the movie to watch it.
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