Dune: Part Two

critic Reviews

, 92% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score
  • Visually thrilling and narratively epic, Dune: Part Two continues Denis Villeneuve's adaptation of the beloved sci-fi series in spectacular form.
  • , Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Philip De SemlyenTime Out
    As a sequel, it works for the same reasons that make The Empire Strikes Back so many people’s favourite Star Wars film: there’s a darkness, a bleakness, that makes the fist-pumping moments feel all-the-more earned.
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    Tim CogshellFilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
    As different from the first film as [Ridley Scott's] Alien is to [James Cameron's] Aliens. Same stuff, totally different genre!
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  • , Rotten Tomatometer Score
    Deborah RossThe Spectator
    There is little character development and it’s not for the literal-minded -- or anyone who has, despite their best efforts, paid some attention.
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    Dwight BrownDwightBrownInk.com
    An epic and spectacular sci-fi allegory with mass appeal.
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    Adam KempenaarFilmspotting
    You know Villeneuve will get the spectacle right. The question is about the human drama… It almost all connected in Part Two.
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    Chris HewittMinneapolis Star Tribune
    As in all of these sci-fi epics, there are plenty of scenes in which computer-generated characters drive computer-generated vehicles past computer-generated backdrops but, in "Dune," it feels human, slightly messy and organic.
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    Milana VujkovLola On Film
    A triumph of style over substance.
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    Rachel Wagnerrachelsreviews.net
    I just find Dune boring, bland and uninteresting and no iteration I've experienced it has convinced me otherwise. Clearly millions around the world disagree with me and that's okay.
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  • , Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Jared MobarakHey, Have You Seen ...?
    That lull of a bridge episode pushing us forward with action scenes and betrayal so that the lines can be drawn in the sand for future drama (this is pretty much an over-long epilogue leading towards MESSIAH).
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    Chris McCoyMemphis Flyer
    Denis Villeneuve finds the humanity at the core of this sprawling sci-fi epic.
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