Denis Villeneuve

‘Dune’ continues its sandworm sized slide at the box office

'Dune' continues its slide at the box office - Bent Corner

Denis Villeneuve’s adaptation of Frank Herbert’s science fiction novel Dune enjoyed its third consecutive weekend in U.S. theaters and it continued to under perform at the box office. Last weekend Dune earned only $15,413,486 averaging $3,736 per theater. This weekend it earned $7,620,000 averaging $2,148 per theater. Dune also was shown in less theaters than …

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Is it safe to go to a movie theater during Covid?

Is it safe to go to a movie theater during Covid? - Bent Corner

The Dune movie is premiering in U.S. theaters October 22. It will also begin streaming that same day on HBO Max. According to Denis Villeneuve, the movie’s esteemed director, people should watch Dune – If they feel comfortable – in an Imax theater, not at home on HBO Max. From The Hollywood Reporter: “At the …

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Does Denis Villeneuve want ‘Dune’ to flop at the box office?

Does Denis Villeneuve want 'Dune' to flop at the box office? - Bent Corner

Dune director Denis Villeneuve bashed the Marvel Cinematic Universe, claiming the popular movies are nothing more than “cut and paste” of other movies. From Insider: The Canadian filmmaker, who is best known for making big-budget blockbusters like “Arrival” and “Blade Runner 2049,” was asked about the MCU and whether he was pessimistic about the future …

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