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Five Hot Takes on the Desert World of “Dune”

A desert landscape
Photo by Wolfgang Hasselmann on Unsplash

People are talking about Denis Villeneuve’s 2021 film version of Dune. Since I haven’t yet reread the book or rewatched the David Lynch production, I’m just noting for now some broader themes to track as I revisit the story’s past and follow its future in the theater. I offer here a mere taste, an amuse-bouche, a hot take or five on a sweeping saga that warrants all the earnest discussion:

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