Intellectual property, how does it work?
Denis Villeneuve's adaptation of Dune succeeds because it understands the grounded nature of Frank Herbert's novel
An audiobook narrator spent two months creating a new audio edition of Dune, only to discover that the entire project was a scam
Frank Herbert's Dune has been adapted a handful of times, but I think this new adaptation captures a key part of the story that the others haven't: it's a story about war.
Another COVID casualty Well, this isn’t a huge surprise: Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures have apparently bumped the release date of their adaptation of Frank Herbert’s Dune from December 18th 2020 to October 1st, 2021, according to Variety [https://variety.com/2020/film/box-office/dune-release-date-delayed-2021-1234767105/] . It’s the
Warner Bros. has released the first trailer [https://www.tor.com/2020/09/09/dune-movie-denis-villeneuve-frank-herbert-trailer-watch/] for its upcoming adaptation of Frank Herbert’s Dune. The trailer looks really fantastic: a faithful adaptation that really takes the source material seriously. The original novel is one of my favorites, and I’ve
Hello! This is the Reading List part of this week’s newsletter (the other is the short story, which you should have also received.) First up: I’ll be at a couple of events with debut author Cadwell Turnbull [https://www.andrewliptak.com/blog/cadwell-turnbull-the-lesson-events-books-are-magic-yankee-bookshop-brooklyn-woodstock-event] : one at Brooklyn’s Books