Review: Dune: Part One

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“Dune” is one of the most captivating sci-fi films to grace the big screen.

The film is relatively on par with the books, and features outstanding cinematography, exceptional score, and superb special effects. Director Denis Villeneuve is ambitious, and uses masterful shots that complement the storyline and keep you on the edge of your seat. Villeneuve explores a parallel fantasy world dealing with politics, ecology, and the economy. The characters throughout the film are sensational and engaging, which makes the story come alive. Overall, “Dune” is a theatrical experience with effects that affect the audience. It is a marvel that encapsulates everything you want in a film. 

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  • Director: Denis Villeneuve
  • Cast: Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac
  • IMDB

Catharine Horsley

Film Reviewer

Catharine Horsley is a film studies graduate from Carleton University, who is addicted to the cinema. She is very passionate about art, photography, and filmmaking. Her dream is to become a screenwriter or film critic. When Catharine isn’t watching movies, she finds joy in reading, writing, painting, and cooking.