Expectations for the new Dune motion picture from director Denis Villeneuve are sky-higher soon after the release of a promising to start with trailer before this month. But any person who’s found the David Lynch model from 1984 appreciates that Dune is a challenging e-book to adapt. Science fiction creator Rajan Khanna notes that the Lynch film struggles to balance storytelling with exposition.
“In the starting, everything’s repeated five times,” Khanna says in Episode 432 of the Geek’s Guidebook to the Galaxy podcast. “In the starting you get hit with this things so quite a few times, and you are