Except the concept of the Great Flood was adapted from the story of Gilgamesh.
Yeah, except that Republicans had cut the security budget to the State department for years, which meant that the likelihood of an event like this increased. I mean, you don't hear people screaming out about how it was a conspiracy when all of these embassies were attacked under Obama's predecessor. It's almost like certain people have an animus against him. Hm...
Strange examples. Dune is somewhat flawed but a truly incredible movie. Among the greatest sci-fi films ever made imho.
Unless you've read the book, that is. Weirding modules? Rain? Please.
That movie looked good. That's the only part it got right. That's it. Period.
The LOTR films represents a complete and utter betrayal of the books - very few people i know who were seriously into the books approved.
I said 'watchable'. Not faithful to the original. Because it absolutely isn't.
Again, I could do a three page dissertation on what PJ got wrong. But I'm not in the mood for the karma hit.
Come on, considering Frank Herbert narrated the opening introduction to the movie, and liked it... you should give the Lynch version a lot more leeway.
Plus, how do you feel about the Dune Encyclopedia? Herbert said that what happened in those entries happened in a parallel universe. Just think of the Lynch movie happening in a parallel universe.
The means-and-ends moralists, or non-doers, always end up on their ends without any means. -- Saul Alinsky