PDA

View Full Version : DVD Review: Dune - Extended Edition



Fraser
2006-Feb-08, 12:35 PM
Being a messiah can't be easy. For one thing, you have to have many disadvantaged people to lead. As well, you'd need some extraordinary skills to convince them to follow and to make your leadership a success. Just becoming a messiah isn't any easier as David Lynch shows in <a href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B0007PAMR4/universetoday/104-8344708-5631146?%5Fencoding=UTF8&camp=1789&link%5Fcode=xm2"><em>Dune ? Extended Edition</em></a>, his cinematic version of Frank Herbert's book. For here, not only do messianic images need to appear but they must do so for a society living thousands of years in the future, on another planet. And this is the story of Dune, of a distant messiah who arrives on a distant planet where people are waiting for a saviour.

Read the full blog entry (http://www.universetoday.com/2006/02/08/dvd-review-dune-extended-edition/)