Before the new version, let’s revisit 1984’s Dune—the greatest movie ever made

Frank Herbert’s 1965 sci-fi novel Dune gets a new film adaptation—this one helmed by Denis Villeneuve (Arrival, Blade Runner 2049)—later this month. But before Ars Technica reviews the movie, there’s the matter of its predecessor: 1984’s Dune, made by a then up-and-coming filmmaker named David Lynch. Detractors call Lynch’s saga—a tale of two Continue Reading