Dune: Part Two is Incredible on Every Level

Dune: Part Two explores the mythical journey of Paul Atreides (Timothée Chalamet) as he unites with Chani (Zendaya) and the Fremen while on a warpath of revenge against the conspirators who destroyed his family. Facing a choice between the love of his life and the fate of the known universe, he sets out to prevent a terrible future only he can foresee.

Delivering a cinematic triumph, Dune: Part Two is a monumental film that deserves to be felt on the biggest (IMAX) screen possible. Effectively taking advantage of the foundation laid by its predecessor, the sequel is a remarkable sci-fi epic that offers one of the most astounding cinematic experiences in recent years. Alongside Dune, the two-parter deliver a sprawling storytelling approach that we haven’t seen since Peter Jackson concluded the Lord of the Rings trilogy back in 2003.

Josh Brolin and Javier Bardem in Dune: Part 2
Josh Brolin and Javier Bardem in Dune: Part 2

Directed by Denis Villeneuve, Dune: Part Two captures the spirit of Frank Herbert’s original novel by illustrating how much the author’s vision has shaped the iconic aesthetics of iconic science fiction works such as Star Wars. On top of its achievement as a visual masterpiece, Villeneuve also remains committed in exploring the humanity of the characters that inhabit in the worlds of Dune. With incredible storytelling enhanced by a star-studded cast, the mythology-laden sequel brings the series to greater heights.

By magnifying on the characters of Dune: Part Two, the film successfully taps into an emotional depth that deeply enhances on its morally ambiguous narrative.  Much more apparent than in its predecessor, the sequel meticulously tackles intriguing ethical, political, and sociological questions that may leave the audience pondering over. Interestingly, Dune: Part Two challenges on our worldviews; our perception on society’s knowledge, culture, and perspective.

Zendaya and Rebecca Ferguson in Dune: Part 2

A masterclass in crafting breathtaking set pieces, emotional character moments, and phenomenal worldbuilding, Dune: Part Two is a monumental achievement in filmmaking. By expanding on the concepts of its source material, Villeneuve delivers a singular experience in genre filmmaking. Although a film adaptation of Dune: Messiah has yet to be officially announced, it would not be surprising to find out that audiences leave the theatre demanding for the next chapter in this amazing story.