We still have months to wait before Dune: Part Two hits theaters, so what better time to reminisce about David Lynch’s intriguing adaptation of Frank Herbert’s masterpiece? Reviled at the time, Lynch’s Dune has now firmly established itself as a cult sci-fi epic, a film with boundless creative energy hampered by studio interference.
In this bonus episode, Devindra chats with film journalist Max Evry, author of A Masterpiece in Disarray: David Lynch’s Dune. We explore why he devoted two years of his life towards researching an unloved film, as well as how it’s a refreshing departure from the superhero films dominating theaters today.
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Host: Devindra Hardawar
Guest: Max Evry
Music: Dale North