Critics say 'Dune' movie will thrill ardent fans, may mystify others


By AGENCY

Timothee Chalamet stars in 'Dune': Photo: Handout

The much-anticipated movie remake of science-fiction epic Dune won praise from critics on Friday (Sept 3) for its stunning visual spectacle, though some of the initial reviews said that only the most hard-core fans would enjoy the storytelling.

Dune debuted at the Venice Film Festival on Friday and will hit theatres and the HBO Max streaming service on Oct 22. The movie is adapted from Frank Herbert's 1965 novel about an intergalactic battle to control a precious resource.

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