Dune – What is the Litany Against Fear (and why should we care)?
Can an old science fiction book from the 60s offer modern man any surfeit from pain? Do we allow fears — both great and small — to rule our lives? Can we train ourselves to be greater than our anxieties? I’d say yes, although I’ve yet to achieve this enlightened state myself. But, there’s this: […]
Can Dune be done? Should Dune be done? Bringing Long Books to the Screen
Until the last generation, when Peter Jackson proved The Lord of the Rings could not only be made into a successful film — but be so off-the-charts good that it took home 11 Oscar Awards — it was unheard of to succeed at translating most of the great sci-fi and fantasy epics of literature to […]