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World Building over storytelling (Off-Topic)

by Cody Miller @, Music of the Spheres - Never Forgot, Friday, September 03, 2021, 11:31 (17 days ago)

https://variety.com/2021/film/reviews/dune-review-spectacular-and-engrossing-until-it-isnt-1235051928

Here’s one useful definition of a great sci-fi fantasy film. It’s one in which the world-building is awesome but not more essential than the storytelling… Viewed in that light, “Dune” is a movie that earns five stars for world-building and about two-and-a-half for storytelling.

Sounds familiar.


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