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Old November 9 2010, 02:25 PM   #16
Nardpuncher
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Re: Dune Production is In Trouble

One of the problems with the Lynch movie was , in my opinion, trying to tell too much of the story...trying to get in all that's in the first book.
This lead to many of the characters being a mouthpiece of exposition, including their inner dialogs.
The miniseries had more time to slowly get the story out.
I think a new movie would perhaps have to be streamlined and focus on creating an entertaining film that would inevitably be less complex than the book.
I even agree that a new movie should merge Gurney Halleck and Duncan Idaho as a previous poster said he'd heard.
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