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Denis Villeneuve to direct adaptation of sci-fi classic Rendezvous With Rama
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Denis Villeneuve to direct adaptation of sci-fi classic Rendezvous With Rama

Rendezvous With Rama takes place in the year 2131 and follows a group of humans sent to intercept a giant cylindrical alien starship that enters the Solar System.

Denis Villeneuve's Dune is another in a long range of films that have simply sucked the soul and joy out of sci-fi
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Denis Villeneuve's Dune is another in a long range of films that have simply sucked the soul and joy out of sci-fi

Films like Dune that inspire awe from the perspective of scale seem as if they have bled dry of both impulse and the fickleness of the human mind; the humbling fact that even in times of distress and discord, we tend to, and maybe even want to, lighten things up a bit.

Why Denis Villeneuve’s Dune is a successful adaptation of an unfilmable novel
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Why Denis Villeneuve’s Dune is a successful adaptation of an unfilmable novel

If it can be written, or thought, it can be filmed, Stanley Kubrick said. Denis Villeneuve proves him right with Dune.

Warner Bros greenlights Dune sequel; film likely to have theatres-only release in 2023
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Warner Bros greenlights Dune sequel; film likely to have theatres-only release in 2023

“This is only the beginning,” said Denis Villeneuve in a statement on Dune: Part II announcement

Dune movie review: Denis Villeneuve, Timothee Chalamet sci-fi fantasy is high-stakes filmmaking at its finest
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Dune movie review: Denis Villeneuve, Timothee Chalamet sci-fi fantasy is high-stakes filmmaking at its finest

Director Denis Villeneuve finds a way to marry the big and small, the political and the personal, the spectacle with a film also saying something about our present.

Dune review round-up: Timothée Chalamet sci-fi film is 'dazzling and frustrating'
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Dune review round-up: Timothée Chalamet sci-fi film is 'dazzling and frustrating'

Early reviews for Denis Villeneuve’s Dune are out with a few critics calling the film 'majestically sombre and slow'

Streaming dominates Venice Film Festival with Dune, The Power of the Dog
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Streaming dominates Venice Film Festival with Dune, The Power of the Dog

"Culturally, it's really important for streaming services to help nourish the cinema experience," says Benedict Cumberbatch, whose Netflix film The Power of the Dog premieres at Venice Film Festival.

TIFF 2021: Organisers plan in-person viewings; Kenneth Branagh’s Belfast, Alanis Morissette documentary Jagged, part of lineup
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TIFF 2021: Organisers plan in-person viewings; Kenneth Branagh’s Belfast, Alanis Morissette documentary Jagged, part of lineup

The Toronto International Film Festival will also host an IMAX screening of Denis Villeneuve's Dune remake following its venice Film Festival premiere

Denis Villeneuve’s Dune to have its world premiere at Venice Film Festival this year
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Denis Villeneuve’s Dune to have its world premiere at Venice Film Festival this year

Denis Villeneuve’s Dune will be screened out-of-competition at the 78th edition of Venice Film Festival, which will run from 1 to 11 September

Denis Villeneuve criticises Warner Bros for decision to release Dune simultaneously on HBO Max
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Denis Villeneuve criticises Warner Bros for decision to release Dune simultaneously on HBO Max

"Streaming can produce great content, but not movies of Dune’s scope and scale," director Denis Villeneuve says after Warner Bros revealed its 2021 releases will play in theatres and stream on HBO Max simultaneously.

Dune, Frank Herbert’s 1965 sci-fi novel, has always been in search of its filmmaker messiah
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Dune, Frank Herbert’s 1965 sci-fi novel, has always been in search of its filmmaker messiah

Dennis Villenueve might prove to be successful at making an adaptation of Dune that manages to win over the legions of readers for whom the book is sacred.

Priyanka Chopra, Anurag Kashyap named Indian ambassadors of Toronto International Film Festival 2020
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Priyanka Chopra, Anurag Kashyap named Indian ambassadors of Toronto International Film Festival 2020

TIFF will be opting for digital screenings and virtual red carpets for the first time due to the coronavirus pandemic, making it “tailored to fit the moment."

Jason Momoa opens up on his 'Han Solo-esque' character in Denis Villeneuve's upcoming Dune
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Jason Momoa opens up on his 'Han Solo-esque' character in Denis Villeneuve's upcoming Dune

Jason Momoa shed light on his role in Denis Villeneuve's film Dune during his virtual appearance on The Ellen Show

Elvis Presley's untitled biopic to release on 1 October, 2021; Dune pushed to 18 December, 2020
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Elvis Presley's untitled biopic to release on 1 October, 2021; Dune pushed to 18 December, 2020

The highly anticipated Baz Luhrmann directorial film untitled Elvis Presley biopic is set to hit theatres on 1 October 2021.

Hans Zimmer on why he chose Denis Villeneuve's Dune over Christopher Nolan's Tenet
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Hans Zimmer on why he chose Denis Villeneuve's Dune over Christopher Nolan's Tenet

Hans Zimmer and Christopher Nolan have collaborated on some of the latter's most celebrated films, including Interstellar, Inception, Dunkirk, and The Dark Knight Trilogy

Stellan Skarsgard roped in to play the villainous Baron Harkonnen in Denis Villeneuve's Dune
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Stellan Skarsgard roped in to play the villainous Baron Harkonnen in Denis Villeneuve's Dune

The makers of Dune have already signed Timothee Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson and Dave Bautista, apart from Stellan Skarsgård

Denis Villeneuve's adaptation of Dune to cover only first half of Frank Herbert's 1965 sci-fi novel
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Denis Villeneuve's adaptation of Dune to cover only first half of Frank Herbert's 1965 sci-fi novel

Denis Villeneuve had previously mentioned that he planned on making the sci-fi flick Dune into two or even more movies

Call Me By Your Name actor Timothée Chalamet may star in Denis Villeneuve's dystopian drama Dune
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Call Me By Your Name actor Timothée Chalamet may star in Denis Villeneuve's dystopian drama Dune

Timothée Chalamet is also going to be seen in Beautiful Boy with Steve Carell and Netflix's upcoming period drama The King where he will be seen essaying the role of King Henry V.

Cannes 2018: Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Martin Scorsese seen at opening ceremony
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Cannes 2018: Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Martin Scorsese seen at opening ceremony

The 71st Cannes Film Festival kicked off with Asghar Farhadi's Everybody Knows, starring Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem.

Cannes 2018: Cate Blanchett, Kristen Stewart, Ava DuVernay, Lea Seydoux attend jury photo call
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Cannes 2018: Cate Blanchett, Kristen Stewart, Ava DuVernay, Lea Seydoux attend jury photo call

Khadja Nin, Lea Seydoux, Cate Blanchett, Ava DuVernay and Kristen Stewart pose for photographers during a photo call for jury members at Cannes.