Dune 2021 Is A Spot On Telling Of The Novel

It bothers me

Alexander Razin

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Photo from arsTechnica.

The last couple of months in California have been a nightmare because of the raging wildfires in the mountains, causing the smoke and ash from the sierras to pollute the air quality in the cities. I would walk out of my house to take out the trash and see the ash piling up on the car. I know in the United States; we loathe masks, but I can’t think of a better time to not wear one. Why would anyone breathe those fumes?

Regardless, it’s a lesson many of us can learn, and it’s something future generations will deal with, as they harvest fumes deadlier than ash and smoke.

Dune 2021 takes place in the year 10901 in a galaxy far, far away. The two factions, Atreides and House Harkonen, fight for the spice mélange on the planet Arrakis, ran by the Freman: dark-skinned individuals with sparkling blue eyes. Those two have been fighting over the mélange like the populace in South Park, who wanted Tom Brady’s special spice.

The leader of the Atreides, Duke Leto, played by the posturing Oscar Isaac, who takes his concubine Lady Jessica, played by the frail Rebecca Ferguson who wields the Bene Gesserit and the voice—and son Paul Atreides, depicted by pretty boy Timothée Chalamet who bears his mother’s skill. Lady Jessica’s the voice is the power to control others by the pitch of your…

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Alexander Razin

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