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by jekessler
Thu May 10, 2007 9:53 am
Forum: DUNE
Topic: Thoughts on the "television" cut
Replies: 7
Views: 6625

Re: Thoughts on the "television" cut

The biggest problem is the editing... there's a lot of audio problems, and for some reason there are moments in the movie where they overlap two different songs. It really pisses me off, because I love the soundtrack. There is a long history of this sort of thing when it comes to these epic films. ...
by jekessler
Thu May 10, 2007 9:48 am
Forum: DUNE
Topic: The Sleeper Has Awakened
Replies: 22
Views: 13806

It's not so much that the new novels don't read like Frank Herbert, but that the standard of writing is feeble and and the plots superficial at best. For me, it is that they don't read like FH. Though you are right about the plots. The first one they did had that 'homage' to Star Trek VI. And as fo...
by jekessler
Thu May 10, 2007 9:38 am
Forum: DUNE
Topic: The Sleeper Has Awakened
Replies: 22
Views: 13806

Byron stated that the family is in negotiations with somebody to do a new movie including more of the books. But they have two more years to work on the deal. Forgot to comment on this. If it continues where the two minis left off, I'd be very interested. I haven't checked (maybe I should give the ...
by jekessler
Thu May 10, 2007 9:34 am
Forum: DUNE
Topic: The Sleeper Has Awakened
Replies: 22
Views: 13806

Have you gone over to the discussion board at dunenovels.com? I lurked for awhile a year or so ago. I can't remember why, but the level of discussion, or perhaps the tone dissuaded me from continuing. And I'm not a real purist. I am open to some of the stuff the new novels have tried to do. they ju...
by jekessler
Thu Apr 26, 2007 9:57 am
Forum: Twin Peaks
Topic: Diane tapes
Replies: 8
Views: 3752

rocketsan22 wrote:Can someone seed that rarities dvd? My brother-in-law would love to see some of that stuff but he's waiting for seeds please and thanks!


I work on the same computer, but I'll try to seed again in the evenings.
by jekessler
Thu Apr 26, 2007 9:55 am
Forum: DUNE
Topic: Hi folks. Anyone have the French dvd of Dune?
Replies: 19
Views: 14037

Hey, look guys, we're no longer off-topic! Keep talking, because I did some pretty fast-talking to get us this thread! How's this? Here's a link to a site that has the most comprehensive list of the various edition on DVD that I've found. Not all are review or have additional info, but in comparing...
by jekessler
Thu Apr 26, 2007 9:29 am
Forum: DUNE
Topic: The Sleeper Has Awakened
Replies: 22
Views: 13806

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Is anybody here interested in talking about the DUNE books? And are you a purist (only read Frank Herbert) or into all the prequels, etc?? There's a new blog going on over at dunenovels.com for the prerelease of The Sandworms of Dune next fall. I've lurked on these boards for a bit, mostly looking ...

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