The Dune Saga by Frank Herbert

If you've been following this blog for a while you'll probably have picked up the idea that I'm a fan of Dune - from Frank Herbert's original novel to David Lynch's film, and much of the surrounding lore, both of the fictional world of the books and in regard to other adaptions of it from... Continue Reading →

The Elephant Man

As I write this I seem to have begun a little David Lynch season for myself so there will no doubt be a few direct comparisons here to Lynch's first film, Eraserhead, as I take a look at his second, a film that on paper couldn't be much more different, the real life story of... Continue Reading →

Jodorowsky’s Dune

I have always been happy to admit that David Lynch’s (or Alan Smithee’s) Dune is something of a guilty pleasure of mine and that its source novel, Frank Herbert’s epic hard sci-fi myth, is one of my all time favourite books (in a non-guilty way). Between these two though lies another version of the story... Continue Reading →

Dune (1984)

This introduction will probably make it clear just how much of a mess the 1984 film of Frank Herbert’s 1965 sci-fi novel Dune is, so here goes: for this review I am referring to the two and a quarter hour cut of the movie, which credits David Lynch as director, rather than the TV cut... Continue Reading →

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