‘Dune: Part Two’ First Reactions Praise Denis Villeneuve’s ‘Spectacular’ Sequel: ‘Jaw-Dropping’ and Among the ‘Greatest Sci-Fi Movies Ever’

February 16, 2024

Even more immense than the first, but much more intimate — Denis Villeneuve manages to streamline the more alienating second half of the book into a riveting, action-packed epic. The first “Dune” movie was a box office hit with just over $400 million at the worldwide box office. Denis Villeneuve has delivered his magnus opus directing one of the best sci-fi films for generations to come. pic.twitter.com/qIFaeshZyW — Sean O'Connell (@Sean_OConnell) February 15, 2024Dune: Part Two — Denis Villeneuve lands every spectacular, brutalist tableau he threw in the air three years ago. pic.twitter.com/QZvCaKIBOX — Rosa Parra (@rosasreviews) February 15, 2024DUNE: PART TWO is unlike anything we’ve seen before, yet familiar all the same.