What is the Ornithopter? The Spice Harvesting Tech of ‘Dune’

‘Dune’ is one of the best selling science fiction novels of all time with over 20 million copies sold in a dozen languages. It was made into a feature film in 1984 by director David Lynch (‘The Elephant Man’, ‘Eraserhead’) and a Syfy television miniseries in 2000. Denis Villeneuve (‘Arrival’, ‘Sicario’) has directed a new … Read more

First ‘Dune’ Movie Trailer – 10 Reasons Frank Herbert is Smiling Somewhere

Watching the Dune theatrical trailer was more than I bargained for. Frank Herbert’s classic Dune is one of my favorite novels of any genre, so I was looking for signs that Denis Villeneuve’s movie will honor the enormously popular book. In 3 minutes and 7 seconds, I counted at least 10 indications that Villeneuve’s Dune … Read more