The Women of Dune

By Joan Amenn **Caution: Spoilers, obviously** With “Dune: Part 2” officially announced and Hans Zimmer declaring he has more music left inside him (never doubted it for a minute), now would be a good time to take a deeper look at the women characters of the first film who represent the greatest strengths and weaknesses of “Dune: Part 1” (2021). As Lady Jessica, Rebecca Ferguson … Continue reading The Women of Dune

Dune: NYFF 2021 Review

Year: 2021 Runtime: 155 minutes Director: Denis Villeneuve Writers: Jon Spaihts (screenplay), Denis Villeneuve (screenplay), Eric Roth (screenplay) Actors: Timothee Chalamet, Oscar Isaac, Rebecca Ferguson, Zendaya, Javier Bardem, Jason Mamoa, Josh Brolin, Stellan Skarsgard, Dave Bautista By Tom Moore Caution: Mild Spoilers Denis Villeneuve’s filmmaking journey has embodied every filmmaker’s dream. To go from making small French films and slowly gaining acclaim with indie hits … Continue reading Dune: NYFF 2021 Review

Review: “Doctor Sleep” (2019) Warner Bros.

In “DOCTOR SLEEP” little Danny Torrance is now a grown up Dan Torrance (Ewan McGregor), and is still understandably haunted by the things that happened to him at the Overlook Hotel as a small child. Most days he drinks his hours away to silence the voices in his head. After one drug-fueled drinking rampage, waking hungover and getting ready to rob the last dollars from his one-night stands wallet … Continue reading Review: “Doctor Sleep” (2019) Warner Bros.