David’s Picks: Movies
History tells us that film and television adaptations of Frank Herbert’s legendary science fiction novel, “Dune,” are routinely joined with failure. However, with writer-director Denis Villeneuve, director of “Arrival” and “Blade Runner 2049,” taking on the story, and with a cast that includes Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya, Oscar Isaac, Josh Brolin and so many others, it would seem we will finally get the grand adaptation the landmark novel deserves. The spice must flow. In theaters Friday, December 18, 2020.
The French Dispatch:
The latest comedy-drama film from eccentric director Wes Anderson, who previously directed “Fantastic Mr. Fox,” “The Grand Budapest Hotel.” Starring a massive ensemble cast, including Timothée Chalamet, Saoirse Ronan and Elisabeth Moss, and described as a love letter to