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Denis Villeneuve Says His Dune Film Will Be “Star Wars for Adults”

So that means more speedos right?

In an interview, Villeneuve said, "Most of the main ideas of Star Wars are coming from Dune so it’s going to be a challenge to [tackle] this. The ambition is to do the Star Wars movie I never saw. In a way, it’s Star Wars for adults. We’ll see."

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Director Denis Villeneuve Tries to Defend His Portrayal of Women in Blade Runner 2049

"It's a dystopian vision of today"

In a recent interview with Vanity Fair, Blade Runner 2049 director Denis Villeneuve addressed some of the criticisms of sexism in his movie.

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Oh, Great, the New Dune Screenplay Is Finished. Yay?

Dune author Frank Herbert's son Brian announced that the screenplay for the latest attempt to bring his dad's 1965 blockbuster novel to the big screen is finished, and—no. I'm sorry. I can't do this. I cannot pretend to care about this Dune adaptation, or, frankly, about Dune.

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Honest Trailer for Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner: “Ain’t Your Daddy’s Bright and Shiny Sci-Fi”

"That's not how consent works!"

"It may not have done well at the box office but it broke the all-time record for the number of film geeks insisting it's genius."

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Review: Blade Runner 2049 Takes Itself Very Seriously, Is Far Too Long, And I Still Loved It

4 out of 5 stars.

At a time when we're inundated with a seemingly endless barrage of mediocre sequels and reboots, Blade Runner 2049 felt like an idea doomed to disappoint. Surely, in following up such an iconic, landmark film, it would have to sacrifice something, right? The tone? The giant scope? The philosophical underbelly? A compelling story? As it turns out, the sequel lives up to its predecessor in all these ways and also manages to stand on its own.

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Early Blade Runner 2049 Reactions Call it “Breathtaking,” “Mind-Blowing,” and A “Masterpiece”

While full reviews for Blade Runner 2049 are still under embargo, the social media embargo has been lifted, and initial reactions are breathlessly enthusiastic!

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How Arrival Changed the Original Story to Be About Choice, Not Just the Inevitable

Michael Tucker of Youtube channel Lessons from the Screenplay took a look at how Denis Vialleneuve's film Arrival differs from the story it was adapted from, Ted Chiang's Story of Your Life.

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Things We Saw Today: YouTube Series Shows How Cabaret Used Music to Warn Against Fascism

The awesome installment of Musical Hell's "Know the Score" series after the jump shows us how chillingly relevant the musical Cabaret still is, considering our current political climate. If you've ever wondered why art is so important, wonder no more.

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Arrival‘s Denis Villeneuve Officially Set to Direct the Dune Remake

After speculating that Denis Villeneuve may or may not direct the upcoming Dune remake, we now have official word: It's a go.

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Maybe a Dune Remake Would Be Okay, Since Arrival’s Denis Villeneuve Wants to Direct It

Many have tried to adapt Frank Herbert's sci-fi epic, Dune, for the screen. Many have failed. But perhaps Denis Villeneuve is up to the challenge.

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Blade Runner 2049 Trailer Asserts That “Things Were Simpler” When Deckard Was On the Job

The next installment in the Blade Runner story, director Denis Villeneuve's Blade Runner 2049, is less than a year away, and we've finally gotten some first footage and a synopsis! But will we get an answer to the original film's most enduring question?

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Blade Runner Sequel Gets Straightforward Title & Even More Straightforward “Behind the Scenes” Photo

You already know the joke I'm going to make in here.

The sequel to Blade Runner has finally received an official title, which was revealed alongside a pretty, uh... conventional behind the scenes photo.

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Blade Runner 2 Concept Art Illustrates a Gloomy Los Angeles

Sicario director Denis Villeneuve said he had a "terror period" when he was asked to direct the Blade Runner follow-up to the original 1982 film, but given that he's such a fan of the first one we don't really have anything to worry about.

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Hey Replicant, Ryan Gosling is in Talks to Star in the Blade Runner Sequel

Forget about Star Wars for a minute, we've got some other Harrison Ford related news for you!

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Officially Official: Harrison Ford Will Star In The Blade Runner Sequel, So I Guess He’s Not a Replicant

It also picks up a new director who isn't Ridley Scott.

Either that or he's a really well-crafted one that ages. We should probably give him the test anyway, just to be sure.

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