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Ben Shapiro Reviews ‘Dune: Part Two’

Ben Shapiro Reviews ‘Dune: Part Two’

I just saw “Dune: Part Two.” I have many thoughts.

Let’s begin with the fact that “Dune: Part One” and “Dune: Part Two” — which encompass the whole of Frank Herbert’s original “Dune” — these two movies constitute the single greatest science fiction epic movie achievement of all time. It looks absolutely phenomenal.

The acting is top notch, the score is great, and it has probably the best visual effects I’ve ever seen on film because you don’t sense the CGI. Normally when you have this much CGI, you can really sense it. In this film, however, you really do not sense it. Throughout “Dune: Part Two,” they’re on multiple planets and they all have different color schemes, different color palettes and different looks. It’s really pretty phenomenal.

Dune: Part Two. Courtesy of Warner Media – copyright Warner Media. 2024.

So let’s start from the beginning.

Spoiler alert — there will be lots of spoilers.

“Dune: Part One” ended with Paul Atreides heading off into the desert. The Harkonnen have killed his father. He and his mom, who is a member of the Bene Gesserit, end up going off into the desert to accompany the Fremen. And this is all the predicate to Timothee Chalamet’s Paul Atreides…

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