Denis Villeneuve’s highly-anticipated adaptation of Frank Herbert‘s Dune made it’s international debut late last week at the Venice Film Festival. Lost in the incredible glamour of the red carpet was the fact that, for the first time ever, audiences have now seen this long-gestating epic in its entirety. The crowd for Dune‘s premiere was a mixture of accredited press and random public moviegoers with quick trigger fingers; of course, there was a review embargo in effect for a day or so after the premiere, but that didn’t stop Hot Taeks from leaking online. Let’s take a look at the early online reviews from random internet people! tw-align-center

Ok, cool. That sounds pretty promising.

Man, that sounds pretty cool…Erik Davis writes for Fandago, so he knows what he’s talking about. Okay, how about another one:

“Completely shook and stunned me.” High praise from a dude that writes for The Telegraph.

Gamespot, whose name admittedly implies a videogame-centric expertise, says that it’s basically a flawless film. In all fairness, however, not everybody liked it:

These people are tasteless cretins. Let’s see what the collective at Rotten Tomatoes has it sittin’ at:

87%? Good enough for us. The Nerd Nexus staff await their press credentials for a pre-screening.

After a more-than-one-year wait, Dune is set to finally premiere in United States and HBO Max on October 22.

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