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066: Dune feat. Taylor Phillips

Maximilian Rivera June 27, 2017


By Max Rivera | @MaxRiveraFilm

PremiseAfter his father is assassinated, a duke’s son leads desert warriors against the galactic emperor and his father’s evil nemesis  in order to free their desert world from the emperor’s rule.
​Rotten Tomatoes Score: 57%

Written and directed by David Lynch, Dune (1984) stars Francesca Annis, Brad Dourif, Kyle MacLachlan, Virginia Madsen, Patrick Stewart, Sting, Dean Stockwell, Max von Sydow, Alicia Roanne Witt, and Sean Young — as well as about a hundred other people.
We also discuss the following subjects:

  • Batman: The Animated Series & Batman: Mask of the Phantasm
  • Rick and Morty
  • Jodorowsky’s Dune
  • Wonder Woman, again!
  • The Transformers series
  • The Han Solo movie shake-up and Ron Howard’s career
  • The Damon Lindelof Watchmen series

Most importantly, we rank the Top 5 Movie Pugs. Listen to the episode to find out who won!

Questions We Ask:

  • Is Dune as bad as they say?
  • What went wrong for David Lynch in this film?
  • What parts of Dune actually work within the film itself?
  • What are the worst parts of the film overall?
  • How can they move forward with a modern Dune remake?

Max is a marketing copywriter by day, filmmaker and screenwriter by night. He resides in Charlotte, NC, and loves his dogs, watching movies, building LEGO sets, and eating food. Lots of food.You can find Max at his personal website and twitter.

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