— Soren Andersen, The Seattle Times
"A feat of visual and aural hypnosis."
— Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune
"An incredible technical achievement."
— Christy Lemire, FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
"A breathtaking film worthy of the visionary Herbert's rich, sophisticated source material."
— Brad Wheeler, Globe and Mail
"An astounding spectacle, vast in scale and ambition. Prepare to have your breath snatched away."
— James Mottram, Total Film
"Visually stunning, beautifully acted and genuinely thrilling offering from one of the masters of modern sci-fi."
— Linda Marric, The Jewish Chronicle
"Denis Villeneuve's new big-screen adaptation underlines why generations have been fascinated by the story."
— Alissa Wilkinson, Vox
"Denis Villenueve’s slow-burn space opera fuses the arthouse and the multiplex to create an epic of otherworldly brilliance."
— Xan Brooks, The Guardian
"Villeneuve is a master at creating mind-boggling futuristic worlds, and he tops himself with the overwhelmingly striking imagery in Dune."
— Richard Roeper, Chicago Sun-Times
"You will be stunned and amazed by the astonishing worlds on the screen, one of the most remarkable examples of cinematic world-building magic ever made."
— Nell Minow, Movie Mom
"This Dune dwarfs most contemporary sci-fi in its scope and execution, ably juggling multiple characters and settings so that it matches the sprawling drama of the original tome."
— Tim Grierson, Screen Daily
"Villeneuve is superb at juxtaposing the colossal spectacle with the intimate encroachment of danger and a mysterious dramatic language that exalts the alienness of every texture and surface."
— Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian
"[Denis Villeneuve's] take on Dune isn't merely fascinating and narratively coherent. It is a gorgeous sensory immersion that holds us in its spell for hours, with an ending that sparks yearning to see what comes next."
— Melanie McFarland, Salon.com