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All you need to know about “Dune”… is one of the most awaited films of 2021 and may confuse viewers

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On Friday, October 22, international cinemas will receive one of the most awaited films of 2021, “Dune”, which includes a star-studded crew, but is characterized by complexity in events and elaborate execution.

Here’s what you need to know about the movie ‘Dune’.
the story of the movie

The events of the film begin in the distant future, specifically in the year 10191, and its hero is the brilliant, talented young man, Paul Atreides, who was born with a great destiny beyond his comprehension, and is required to travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure his future, his family and his people, while the forces are locked in The wicked struggle over the exclusive supply of the planet with the most precious resource in existence, a commodity capable of unleashing humanity’s greatest potential.
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“Dune” stars Javier Bardem, Zendaya and Jason Momoa as Marvel-inspired superhero Aquaman, Josh Brolin and Oscar Isaac.

 

film director

“Dune” was directed by Denis Villeneuve, who previously made a sequel to the famous science fiction film from the eighties of the last century “Blade Runner” that premiered in 2017, starring Real Gosling, and won critical acclaim.
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“Dune” is based on the 1965 science fiction novel of the same name, written by Frank Herbert, and previously presented in 1984, as well as a television mini-series that aired in 2000.

 

It’s not about a savior in white.

The director of the film, Denis Villeneuve, confirmed that his new vision of the novel “Dune” does not deal with the story of a “savior in a white robe” and is not a glorification in it, as some critics believe, but rather a “criticism” of the doctrine of the “white savior”.
He explained in an interview with the “CinemaBlend” website: “This is not a celebration of a savior, but a criticism of the idea of ​​a savior and of someone who will come and tell another people how they are and what they should believe in,” It is not a condemnation, but a criticism, so this is the way I feel it relevant, and it can be considered contemporary.

Villeneuve’s defense of his new version of the movie “Dune” came in response to critics who believe that the protagonist of the novel, “Paul Atreides”, bears the trademark of the “white savior”, after he becomes the leader of a group called “Freemen”. The people of Freeman do not depend on “Paul”.
Venice Festival

“Dune” premiered last month during the Venice International Film Festival, and critics at the festival expected it to impress enthusiastic audiences, and might confuse others, as some of them expected it to compete for Oscars in cinematography and other artistic categories.

Critic Robbie Cullen of the Daily Telegraph called it “sci-fi at its most fascinating and unsettling”, while critic Zane Brooks of The Guardian praised the film as “blockbuster cinema at its stunning and dazzling best”.

 

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Scarlett Johansson Shares Honest Feelings On Black Widow Lawsuit Drama

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Scarlett Johansson, American actress.

Scarlett Johansson’s legal battle with Disney was arguably one of the biggest stories within the Hollywood sphere over the past year. It was first reported back in July that the Oscar-nominated actress was suing The Walt Disney Company for breach of contract in regard to the simultaneous theatrical/streaming release of Black Widow. For a while, both sides made assertions about the other and, in October, it was reported that the case had been settled. Now, following the drama, Johansson is sharing some honest feelings on the situation and her position in the entertainment industry.

The Marvel Cinematic Universe alum was recently honored with the American Cinematheque Award. The ceremony included tributes from a number of her colleagues, like the F-bomb flinging Robert Downey Jr. It was also a time for the star to reflect on her past and look towards her future. Ahead of the proceedings, the Associated Press caught up with her and asked about her decision to sue Disney. The Natasha Romanoff actress responded by discussing the importance of knowing one’s worth and addressing the changing landscape within the entertainment realm:

Scarlett Johansson is correct in her assertion that Hollywood is steadily undergoing changes on this front. These days, many stars feel empowered to take action if they believe they’re not getting what they believe they’re due. Johansson’s situation certainly represents one of the high-profile instances in which such a situation has occurred. With this, some believe that this could set a precedent for other talent working with Disney (or any other studio) down the line. And should it happen again, one would hope that it doesn’t become as heated as Johansson and Disney’s conflict.

Shortly after news of the lawsuit was first reported, Disney responded, calling the actress’ actions “callous” in the midst of the ongoing pandemic. The star’s talent agency soon clapped back, accusing the company of “shamelessly and falsely” accusing her of being insensitive to the global health crisis. Other entities also chimed in on the situation like the Screen Actors Guild, which came to the defense of the Marriage Story star.

Specific details on the agreement the two sides made in order to resolve the lawsuit have not been made available. Scarlett Johannson did, however, release a statement shortly after the two sides patching things up, saying that she was “happy” that they could find common ground. She also expressed her desire to continue working with the company for the foreseeable future.

At the moment, it would seem that the starlet is already actively working on her next projects with the House of Mouse. Before the lawsuit, it was already reported that she was developing a Tower of Terror movie with the studio, which is seemingly still in development. Marvel fans will also be excited to know that she’s set to serve as a producer on a new MCU project — one that isn’t connected to Black Widow. It’ll be interesting to see what she cooks up with the company as well as how her legal battle impacts the film and TV business moving forward.

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US-Iraqi beauty mogul Mona Kattan gets engaged

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Friends and fans flooded US-Iraqi beauty mogul Mona Kattan’s Instagram account on Saturday, after the Huda Beauty global president announced her engagement to Dubai-based businessman Hassan El-Amin.

“Forever Ever,” Kattan captioned a carousel of images posted late on Friday night, showing the Kayali fragrance founder posing with a diamond ring on her finger and alongside her soon-to-be husband.

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Influencers, beauty entrepreneurs and celebrities took to Kattan’s comments section to send their well wishes.

According to El-Amin’s LinkedIn account, he is the head of facultative at Middle East and Africa at Aon Reinsurance Solutions and relocated to Dubai after studying at Cass Business School in London and graduating with a Masters of Science.

It seems Kattan’s new fiancé is as family-focused as she is — he even runs an Instagram account together with his two siblings called @the.elamins.

The siblings feature heavily in the carousel of images shared by Kattan, with snaps including both Sally and Ahmed El-Amin.

With a background in graphic design and illustrating, Sally boasts a portfolio of clients that includes Huda Beauty, leading some to speculate that she could be the link between the loved-up couple.

The good news tops off a busy year for Kattan, who, alongside her sister Huda, announced a number of new investments and initiatives in 2021.

In the summer, the sister duo announced Ketish as the first brand to be launched by Huda Beauty Angels — which falls under HB Investments, their venture capital firm. Ketish, a feminine care label, is spearheaded by Eman Abbass, a former Huda Beauty product developer.

Since then, Mona has focused heavily on the sisters’ fragrance range, Kayali, of which she is the founder and creative head.

The latest Kayali product was launched this week and is called Eden Juicy Apple — a “playful, vibrant and super juicy” scent that is based on “crisp and juicy red apples, sweet berries and fresh floral notes,” according to the brand.

In October, Kayali won the coveted Niche Product of the Year prize at the Beautyworld Middle East Awards for its Sweet Diamond Pink Pepper fragrance.

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CNN fires Chris Cuomo over help he gave to governor brother

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Christopher Cuomo, an American television journalist, veteran anchor and correspondent.

CNN fired veteran anchor and correspondent Chris Cuomo, the cable news channel said Saturday, during an investigation into his involvement with helping defend his brother, former New York governor Andrew Cuomo, against sexual misconduct allegations.

Chris Cuomo had been suspended from CNN over the matter just days before his termination.

“We retained a respected law firm to conduct the review, and have terminated him, effective immediately,” a statement posted to CNN’s official communications Twitter account said.

“While in the process of that review, additional information has come to light.”

The termination comes after documents surfaced showing that Cuomo, who anchored the 9:00 p.m. news slot, offered advice to his politician brother that was deemed too close for comfort by his employer.

“The documents, which we were not privy to before their public release, raise serious questions,” a CNN spokesperson said Tuesday, adding they “point to a greater level of involvement in his brother’s efforts than we previously knew.”

“He’s my brother. And if I can help my brother, I do. If he wants me to hear something, I will. If he wants me to weigh in on something, I’ll try,” Chris Cuomo, 51, told investigators in July when asked about the counsel he had offered.

“He’s my brother, and I love him to death no matter what.”

Democrat Andrew Cuomo was elected governor three times before resigning in August after New York’s attorney general said an investigation concluded he had sexually harassed at least 11 women.

In October, the former governor — whose father Mario Cuomo had also been governor of New York — was charged with a misdemeanor sex crime for forcible touching.

At the start of the pandemic, the Cuomo brothers soared to new heights of popularity: Andrew, 63, earned praise for his frank daily briefings as the coronavirus ravaged New York, and his live exchanges with Chris on CNN were peppered with banter.

The investigation into Chris Cuomo’s conduct remains ongoing, CNN said.

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