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Re: Dune References in (Un)Popular Media

Postby JustSomeGuy » 20 Sep 2014 14:53

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Postby Omphalos » 22 Sep 2014 11:47

I doubt that the poison tooth is a Herbert invention. They were using that in spy novels way back in the day.

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Postby Freakzilla » 22 Sep 2014 12:42

That show is really weird and creepy, like a bad acid trip.
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Re: Dune References in (Un)Popular Media

Postby JustSomeGuy » 23 Sep 2014 01:20

Omphalos wrote:I doubt that the poison tooth is a Herbert invention. They were using that in spy novels way back in the day.


Yeah, man, you’re right- but the first thing that came to my mind when I saw this scene was Dune. Was it what the writers had in mind? Hmm… I just don’t know, but it’s what came to my mind, and it was a nice little surprise. Well, it was David Lynch’s Dune that came to mind, but that’s alright. His movie made a big impression on me when I was a kid, and it got me to read Dune, and I fell in love with Frank Herbert’s series.
Dune is one of the few books that I have ever bought. Aside from Dune, well… I got my mom to buy me a book when I was a little kid ‘cause it had this awesome dragon on the cover- breathing fire! And some dude was riding it!! It was a Dragonlance book, and I read those for a while, until, eventually, I just couldn’t stand them anymore. Hmm… I think I bought a book based off the DC universe once, again because it looked cool, and the back cover blurb was alright, and it seemed alright. That’s all I can think of, really. I’m not the type to buy anything when I can get it for free, but I bought Dune, having already read it, just to have it, and then I gave it away to a friend, but I’m not sure he appreciated it. I kinda wish I had kept it now.. Wow, that was a long response! Anyway, yeah, you’re right.
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Re: Dune References in (Un)Popular Media

Postby JustSomeGuy » 23 Sep 2014 01:23

Freakzilla wrote:That show is really weird and creepy, like a bad acid trip.


I agree.
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Re: Dune References in (Un)Popular Media

Postby Freakzilla » 23 Sep 2014 06:53

Dune, the movie, was mentioned in an episode of The Big Bang Theory where some of them are in the wood to watch a meteor shower and they hack into the HBO satellite.
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Postby Omphalos » 23 Sep 2014 11:10

I was reading an X-Men comic the other day (X-Men: The End) and a character named Sage said that she was the X-Men's Mentat, a "living computer." I think she actually said it twice.

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Re: Dune References in (Un)Popular Media

Postby lotek » 24 Sep 2014 06:48

Omphalos wrote:I was reading an X-Men comic the other day (X-Men: The End) and a character named Sage said that she was the X-Men's Mentat, a "living computer." I think she actually said it twice.


Cool stuff :)

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Re: Dune References in (Un)Popular Media

Postby Nisshoku » 26 Sep 2014 11:20

A sandworm in the online game Final Fantasy XIV called Ulhuadshi:

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He drops a fang that can be wielded like a dagger.

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Postby Freakzilla » 26 Sep 2014 12:17

Nisshoku wrote:A sandworm in the online game Final Fantasy XIV called Ulhuadshi:

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He drops a fang that can be wielded like a dagger.


Ulhuadshi is an anagram for Shai Hulud. :wink:
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Postby Jodorowsky's Acolyte » 28 Sep 2014 17:14

Not exactly a Dune reference, but it does involve the actress who played Lady Jessica in the Lynch Dune movie: Francesca Annis.

Before she starred in Dune, she starred in a British miniseries about the life of Lillie Langtry, Lillie. Mrs. Langtry was the Royal Mistress of Edward VII, a model, an actress, and a friend notable writers and artists like Oscar Wilde and James Whistler.

The miniseries shows more of Francesca's acting range, and I see a little bit of Jessica in her portrayal of Langtry.

Here's an episode to give a sense of the show.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pOio0PTo4p0

Interestingly, Lillie is a native of Jersey, and lives close to the beach. It's like she's from Caladan.

I like to think that Lillie Langtry got reincarnated into the deep future to become a Bene Gesserit and the mother of the Kwisatz Haderach.
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Postby Freakzilla » 29 Sep 2014 09:33

I was watching an episode of Star Trek Voyager and Giedi Prime was mentioned as a vacation hot spot. Also, Talaxian sound awfully similar to Tleilaxu.
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Postby georgiedenbro » 29 Sep 2014 10:19

Freakzilla wrote:I was watching an episode of Star Trek Voyager and Giedi Prime was mentioned as a vacation hot spot. Also, Talaxian sound awfully similar to Tleilaxu.


I wish the Talaxians were half as charming.
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Postby Freakzilla » 29 Sep 2014 10:57

georgiedenbro wrote:
Freakzilla wrote:I was watching an episode of Star Trek Voyager and Giedi Prime was mentioned as a vacation hot spot. Also, Talaxian sound awfully similar to Tleilaxu.


I wish the Talaxians were half as charming.


I kept wanting to see Neelix call Tuvok "Mr. Vulcan" then Tuvok snaps and beats him to a pulp.
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Postby georgiedenbro » 29 Sep 2014 11:06

Freakzilla wrote:
georgiedenbro wrote:
Freakzilla wrote:I was watching an episode of Star Trek Voyager and Giedi Prime was mentioned as a vacation hot spot. Also, Talaxian sound awfully similar to Tleilaxu.


I wish the Talaxians were half as charming.


I kept wanting to see Neelix call Tuvok "Mr. Vulcan" then Tuvok snaps and beats him to a pulp.


Every time I think of the phrase "Mr. Vulcan" with Neelix's big grin I get the emotional equivalent to what Paul of Dune did to you in your sig.
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Postby Sardaukar Capt » 06 Oct 2014 17:37

D Pope wrote:Producer Options ‘Soul Catcher’ By ‘Dune’ Author Frank Herbert

http://deadline.com/2014/08/frank-herbe ... ie-819682/

Villard negotiated for a year with the Herbert estate and next is looking to attach a
director whose vision can steer the character-driven piece.


I just came across this. I wonder why this took a whole year? I can just hear the demon spawns of Frank and Bev saying "... but, but, but don't you want to option House Atreides or Butlerian Jihad instead? ..."

They seriously took a year to agree to this when no producer will touch Dune now with a 10' double-headed dildo Chewbecca used on tehkja.

And you really have to love this comment on the deadline story... the public has already been brain-fucked on the origin of these stories

Jean-Claude Dupre • on Aug 14, 2014 4:31 pm
I am so happy Brian and Friends, I Sure look forward to seeing it! I wish you all the best and I’m sure you will be blessed with a movie people will appreciate. Soul Catcher will be a Block Buster Movie. You only do quality….

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"5 Remakes of Famous Movies That Would Actually Be Awesome"

Released in 1984, Lynch's movie was a critical and commercial failure. Roger Ebert gave it one star and declared it the worst movie of the year. Not even the star power of Sting parading around in a winged codpiece could save it.
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Postby georgiedenbro » 23 Jan 2015 17:15

JustSomeGuy wrote:



Thanks to the other post I just noticed this for the first time. Awesome!
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Postby Pris Stratton » 14 Feb 2015 14:30

GRIMES has an album called 'Geidi Primes', it's her first LP which was a home recorded release. I'd recommend it to anybody who's into the likes of electronica/indie.

Some tracks off of the top of my head in to particular order:
Caladan
Zoal, Face Dancer
Feyd-Rautha/Dark Heart
Beast Infection
Shadout Mapes

Great album, great musician.
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Postby Redstar » 10 Mar 2015 23:42

Anyone seen Brandon Cronenberg's (son of David Cronenberg) theatrical debut Antiviral? It's a disturbing examination of the extent society can go in its celebrity-worship. The ending features what could best be described as an axlotl tank.

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Postby lotek » 11 Mar 2015 05:09

Cronenberg's got a son?
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Postby Omphalos » 11 Mar 2015 10:59

Havent seen it yet, but its on the list.

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