Dr. Kara Kennedy is our returning special guest on Dune Talk, ahead of releasing of her third book Adaptations of Dune – Frank Herbert’s Story on Screen. On today’s show we’re discussing all three movie and TV versions of the original sci-fi classic—Lynch’s Dune movie (1984), Sci-Fi Channel’s Frank Herbert’s Dune miniseries (2000), and Denis Villeneuve Dune: Part One (2021)—with wide-ranging questions from Garin, Johnny, Marcus, and Mark. Which of these adaptations is the most faithful to the source material?
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Dune Talk: Episode 64 – Adaptations of Dune
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Dr. Kara Kennedy’s latest book Adaptations of Dune – Frank Herbert’s Story on Screen, publishing on February 5, 2024, takes readers on an enjoyable journey across three screen adaptations of Frank Herbert’s Dune. Differences between each project are examined, as well as their faithfulness (or otherwise) to story and themes of the original novel.
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Special thanks goes out to Ashton GIeckman for music and Sheldon Lee for voice overs.