Denis Villeneuve

Article image
Will the Dune sequel be the ultimate anti-blockbuster?
Part two of Denis Villeneuve’s space saga has been confirmed – and it’s likely to disappoint anyone hoping for Hollywood feelgood vibes

Ben Child

29, Oct, 2021 @11:01 AM

Article image
Dune review – sci-fi epic gets off to a flying start
The French-Canadian director of Blade Runner 2049 brings an astonishing visual sensibility to Frank Herbert’s ‘unfilmable’ sci-fi classic

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

24, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

Article image
Dune review – Denis Villeneuve’s awe-inspiring epic is a moment of triumph
Villeneuve’s take on the sci-fi classic starring Timothée Chalamet, Oscar Isaac and Zendaya has been given room to breathe, creating a colossal spectacle

Peter Bradshaw

20, Oct, 2021 @2:00 PM

Article image
Dune: science fiction’s answer to Lord of the Rings
Frank Herbert’s novel, now adapted for cinema with Timothée Chalamet and Zendaya, is finally getting the recognition it deserves, agree authors including Neil Gaiman and Jeff VanderMeer

Alison Flood

18, Oct, 2021 @7:34 AM

Article image
From Dune to The Power of the Dog: 10 films to see at the 2021 Sydney film festival
New films from Jane Campion, Eva Orner, Wes Anderson and more are all coming to this year’s partly-back-in-cinemas program

Luke Buckmaster

09, Oct, 2021 @7:00 PM

Article image
Venice film festival 2021 roundup – a formidably good year on the Lido
Big name directors at their best feature alongside daring visionaries from the farther realms of art cinema – but to whom will Bong Joon-ho’s jury award the Golden Lion?

Jonathan Romney

11, Sep, 2021 @3:00 PM

Article image
Dune review – blockbuster cinema at its dizzying, dazzling best
Denis Villeneuve’s slow-burn space opera fuses the arthouse and the multiplex to create an epic of otherworldly brilliance

Xan Brooks

03, Sep, 2021 @4:45 PM

Article image
Kristen Stewart on Princess Diana: ‘The sad thing was she felt so isolated and lonely’
Stewart explains her admiration for Diana as Spencer premieres at Venice, while the film-makers behind Dune stress its contemporary relevance

Andrew Pulver

03, Sep, 2021 @3:51 PM

Article image
Will Denis Villeneuve’s Dune finally succeed where others failed?
Frank Herbert’s sprawling sci-fi saga completely defeated Alejandro Jodorowsky in the 1970s, while David Lynch hates his own compromised 1984 version. Is the third time a charm?

Ben Child

27, Aug, 2021 @12:52 PM

Article image
West Side Story, a Sopranos prequel and Bond: the best films to see in autumn 2021
Spielberg revamps Bernstein, young Tony is lured by the mob, Phyllida Lloyd tackles spousal abuse, Top Gun returns – and Daniel Craig calls time on 007 with bangs galore

Peter Bradshaw

24, Aug, 2021 @7:00 AM

Article image
If cinemas survive this movie drought, 2021 will see a flood of blockbusters
With Bond, Marvel and Disney films all delayed, Hollywood may soon face a very different problem to the one it has now

Ben Child

09, Oct, 2020 @7:00 AM

Article image
Denis Villeneuve's Dune could be the version we've all been waiting for
The first full trailer reveals that Villeneuve conjured a dark and doom-laden reading of Herbert’s masterwork that will draw awestruck gasps

Ben Child

10, Sep, 2020 @11:50 AM

1 / 6 pages