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haxxiy said:
SvennoJ said:


I just finished reading the reality dysfunction from Peter F Hamilton, that is some epic (20 hour) movie material. 1100 pages of amazing sc-fi and it's only book one of the Night's dawn trilogy. The problem is, it would take a billion dollars to make lol. Plus movies / tv shows wouldn't know how to deal with affinity and data vising (sort of like telepathy) A picture might be worth a thousand words, but it can't describe thought processes very well. Dune has a lot of internal dialogue, I wonder how it works in this version.

Skip the second book. 90% of The Neutronium Alchemist consists of a filler sideplot that goes nowhere and has no impact whatsoever.

Good to know. It will be a while before I continue the night's dawn trilogy. The rest wasn't in stock ($30 for a used paperback, no thanks) so I moved on to Pandora's star and bought the void trilogy.



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Immersiveunreality said:
I'm going to read the book first but i have troubles with finding the dutch translation also the girl in that picture looks like she is wearing no pants and just has her butt painted blue.

For the sole reason of that shot with the girl, I will be watching this movie.  Now if they can slow mo it with the Sandworm bursting out and moving the camera up, I expect an Oscar for this movie.

Jokes aside, Dune series is one of my favorites books and I believe it still a movie that will be hard to realize on the big screen just like the previous one.  It will take a director with a good vision to realize this move correctly and get the cinematography right.  Oh well, it might make me revisit the whole series again like Peter Jackson made me revisit the Hobbit and LoTR.



Machiavellian said:
Immersiveunreality said:
I'm going to read the book first but i have troubles with finding the dutch translation also the girl in that picture looks like she is wearing no pants and just has her butt painted blue.

For the sole reason of that shot with the girl, I will be watching this movie.  Now if they can slow mo it with the Sandworm bursting out and moving the camera up, I expect an Oscar for this movie.

Jokes aside, Dune series is one of my favorites books and I believe it still a movie that will be hard to realize on the big screen just like the previous one.  It will take a director with a good vision to realize this move correctly and get the cinematography right.  Oh well, it might make me revisit the whole series again like Peter Jackson made me revisit the Hobbit and LoTR.

Yeah i really need to go get a second hand copy in dutch for Dune,i normally do not trust buying second hand online that much but really want to risk it for this one,i do read english books but it not being my native language does break immersion and i need that for fantasy dystopian books. :p

Peter Jackson did good with the LoTR in my opinion but the Hobbit trilogy was such a big let down and i would say a stretched out moneygrab while sacrificing the plot,he has the ability to direct good movies but it has been a long time since LoTR and everything he made after that was lesser quality.



Immersiveunreality said:
Machiavellian said:

For the sole reason of that shot with the girl, I will be watching this movie.  Now if they can slow mo it with the Sandworm bursting out and moving the camera up, I expect an Oscar for this movie.

Jokes aside, Dune series is one of my favorites books and I believe it still a movie that will be hard to realize on the big screen just like the previous one.  It will take a director with a good vision to realize this move correctly and get the cinematography right.  Oh well, it might make me revisit the whole series again like Peter Jackson made me revisit the Hobbit and LoTR.

Yeah i really need to go get a second hand copy in dutch for Dune,i normally do not trust buying second hand online that much but really want to risk it for this one,i do read english books but it not being my native language does break immersion and i need that for fantasy dystopian books. :p

Peter Jackson did good with the LoTR in my opinion but the Hobbit trilogy was such a big let down and i would say a stretched out moneygrab while sacrificing the plot,he has the ability to direct good movies but it has been a long time since LoTR and everything he made after that was lesser quality.

Give it a try in English, you'll quickly get used to it. I was born in the Netherlands and lived there until age 26 yet started reading sci-fi in English from age 12. (Also tried German and French books but too many words I don't know). Translations are usually a bit off, could you imagine reading Olivier B. Bommel in English? Marten Toonder made up many new words that are very hard to translate, same with a lot of Dutch concepts that run through the stories. Sci-fi has the same tendency to make up new concepts and words so you're better off reading it in its native language. It's one of the reasons the Witcher books feel a bit off to me. I can't read Polish so the English translation will have to do, which isn't that great. Nor not knowing much of Polish history. Luckily most sci-fi (at least those that I read) come from familiar backgrounds, UK and US, reads better.

Anyway reading Dutch now breaks immersion for me lol.



SvennoJ said:
Immersiveunreality said:

Yeah i really need to go get a second hand copy in dutch for Dune,i normally do not trust buying second hand online that much but really want to risk it for this one,i do read english books but it not being my native language does break immersion and i need that for fantasy dystopian books. :p

Peter Jackson did good with the LoTR in my opinion but the Hobbit trilogy was such a big let down and i would say a stretched out moneygrab while sacrificing the plot,he has the ability to direct good movies but it has been a long time since LoTR and everything he made after that was lesser quality.

Give it a try in English, you'll quickly get used to it. I was born in the Netherlands and lived there until age 26 yet started reading sci-fi in English from age 12. (Also tried German and French books but too many words I don't know). Translations are usually a bit off, could you imagine reading Olivier B. Bommel in English? Marten Toonder made up many new words that are very hard to translate, same with a lot of Dutch concepts that run through the stories. Sci-fi has the same tendency to make up new concepts and words so you're better off reading it in its native language. It's one of the reasons the Witcher books feel a bit off to me. I can't read Polish so the English translation will have to do, which isn't that great. Nor not knowing much of Polish history. Luckily most sci-fi (at least those that I read) come from familiar backgrounds, UK and US, reads better.

Anyway reading Dutch now breaks immersion for me lol.

Yeah i should try to get into english books a bit more as there are so many good books that just never get translated to Dutch because the market is not big enough and people here mostly buy cooking books. :p

I might order them this week and i will try to remember letting you know what i liked about them after reading them.



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Anyone ever play the boardgame? It is a classic title from way back when. An update version is coming out:
https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/283355/dune