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FanFix October 07, 2020 3695
(Updated: January 21, 2021)
Overall rating
 
10.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0
David Lynch's 'Dune' has always been one of my favourite movies. I unreservedly love the theatrical cut but spicediver's 'Alternative Edition Redux' was a wonderful experience too but it's nearly a decade old and in SD. I feel some extended versions of 'Dune' unbalance the pacing because most of the new footage is from certain sections, plus some of the visual quality of the bonus scenes are rough. spicediver's cut had these problems to some extent but it was such an overall classy job, that I didn't mind too much.

So I was excited about 15MaF's new HD cut, which doesn't put all the available footage back in. I'm happy to report it's everything I hoped for, extending the film by 19 minutes but without spoiling the dreamlike pace of the original. It all looks and sounds fantastic, looking like a professionally released and finished version of the movie. 10/10 across the board. I'd seriously consider watching this version over all others in the future. Thanks so much 15MaF! and thanks to David Lynch for making the movie (even if he doesn't like it).

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