1.5/4, 1980s, David Lynch, Fantasy, Review, Science Fiction

Dune (1984)

#11 in my definitive ranking of David Lynch's films. I hold David Lynch's Dune up as the perfect example of an adaptation done wrong. It's too concerned with capturing moments from the book to actually tell a story, and it even misses the basic point of the book on top of all that. If you're… Continue reading Dune (1984)

2010s, 3/4, Action, David Twohy, Fantasy, Review

Riddick

Without the kind of financial success expected from The Chronicles of Riddick, the Riddick franchise seemed dead. Through some negotiation and a cameo in the third Fast and Furious film, Vin Diesel acquired the rights to Riddick from Universal, and he and David Twohy scrounged up the money independently to finance this third entry in… Continue reading Riddick