New on DVD: Journey to desert world with sci-fi saga ‘Dune’

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The first film in Denis Villeneuve’s two-part adaptation of Frank Herbert’s sci-fi classic tops the DVD releases for the week of Jan. 11. “Dune”: Timothee Chalamet plays young Paul Atreides, the ducal heir who realizes his destiny after arriving on the desert planet Arrakis. The cast also boasts Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, Jason Momoa, Josh Brolin, Javier Bardem, Stellan Skarsgard, Dave Bautista and Zendaya. “It’s the sheer size and scope of Villeneuve’s ‘Dune’ that initially impresses, human beings dwarfed by the size of the gaping maws of spaceships (and/or sandworms), engulfed in the cav…

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