Our long-form analysis of the first Dune movie trailer, that hit the internet last September, continues on The Dune Podcast! Albert Chessa, DuneInfo (Mark), and Dune News Net (represented by myself) realize there’s just so much goodness to explore and an unanimous decision is taken to expand this ongoing “Sifting the Spice” series from six to eight episodes.
The open discussion picks up at the 1:30 minute mark of the trailer. We complete our break down of the Sardaukar and then cover the master sword master himself—Duncan Idaho, as portrayed by Jason Momoa. And there’s more: Is everything in the trailer going to be in the movie? How do the personal shields in Denis Villeneuve’s Dune movie compare to David Lynch’s 1984 version? And thus #ChalaLynch was born…
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The Dune Podcast: Episode 6 – The Eclipse Begins
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The Dune Podcast launched July 2020, with a first episode exploring the Arabic origins of Dune and expectations for the upcoming movie adaptation, directed by Denis Villeneuve. The regular hosts are Albert Chessa (@albertchessa), who produces the show, and Emilio Rodríguez (@emiliorubenrodriguez). They’ve been joined by a diverse set of guests, hailing from all over the globe, who share a common love of Dune. New episodes will be released regularly (see updated schedule at the end of this episode) in the lead-up to the movie’s release.
This show is part of Albert Chessa’s wider network of podcasts. The Australian artist, media producer, and storyteller talks about a variety of topics—including science-fiction and fantasy, movies, music, anime, gaming, and more. You can access the consolidated feed at The Albert Chessa Podcast on Anchor.fm and learn more about his work on albertchessa.com.