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Dune SE with McNelly interview?

Postby SandChigger » 08 Jun 2010 03:52

Some PoS over at DN posted this a few days back:

The Special Edition of Dune (Artisan) has a good interview with Willis McNelly. In the interview Willis states FH read the Koran and learned over 400 Arabic words. McNelly also has an interesting comment on the relationship between the worms and spice. . .

Anyone have this version or know if the interview is available elsewhere? Or if there's a transcript?


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Re: Dune SE with McNelly interview?

Postby Nekhrun » 08 Jun 2010 08:01

I wonder if it's the same interview that we've read before.
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Re: Dune SE with McNelly interview?

Postby lotek » 08 Jun 2010 08:33

SandChigger wrote:Some PoS over at DN posted this a few days back:

The Special Edition of Dune (Artisan) has a good interview with Willis McNelly. In the interview Willis states FH read the Koran and learned over 400 Arabic words. McNelly also has an interesting comment on the relationship between the worms and spice. . .

Anyone have this version or know if the interview is available elsewhere? Or if there's a transcript?


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Re: Dune SE with McNelly interview?

Postby SandRider » 08 Jun 2010 10:18

Nekhrun wrote:I wonder if it's the same interview that we've read before.


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Re: Dune SE with McNelly interview?

Postby Omphalos » 08 Jun 2010 11:22

I saw that a few days ago and was also confused. I think I figured it out, but screw me if I was going to clarify his bumbleheadedness over at DN. He's talking about the special edition DVD of the Lynch movie, not some pressing of the book. IIRC there are some interview shots of McNelly in the special features. "Artisan" is probably "Artisan Home Entertainment."

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Re: Dune SE with McNelly interview?

Postby Serkanner » 08 Jun 2010 15:01

lotek wrote:
SandChigger wrote:Some PoS over at DN posted this a few days back:

The Special Edition of Dune (Artisan) has a good interview with Willis McNelly. In the interview Willis states FH read the Koran and learned over 400 Arabic words. McNelly also has an interesting comment on the relationship between the worms and spice. . .

Anyone have this version or know if the interview is available elsewhere? Or if there's a transcript?


(I really hate asshat pickle fuckers.)


google search "asshat pickle fuckers"
(I got the general meaning but sometimes google helps with finer details if available)
And surprise surprise, who's hit number 1???

:mrgreen:


:lol: ... I had to check it.
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Re: Dune SE with McNelly interview?

Postby DuneFishUK » 08 Jun 2010 18:14

Omphalos wrote:I saw that a few days ago and was also confused. I think I figured it out, but screw me if I was going to clarify his bumbleheadedness over at DN. He's talking about the special edition DVD of the Lynch movie, not some pressing of the book. IIRC there are some interview shots of McNelly in the special features. "Artisan" is probably "Artisan Home Entertainment."

Sounds like the R1 SE of the FHD miniseries - Artisan definitely released that one, and it had some interesting sounding features like that sort of thing.

Checked - yup, tis:

http://www.needcoffee.com/2003/12/07/dune-directors-cut-2000-dvd-review/ wrote:Features:

* Director's cut with 30 minutes of additional footage
* Commentary by production team: Harrison, Ernest Farino, Harry Miler, Greg Nicotero, and Tim McHugh
* "Willis McNelly on Dune" featurette (author of Dune Encyclopedia and close friend of Frank Herbert)
* "The Lure of Spice" featurette (behind-the-scenes)
* "The Color Wheel" featurette (discussion with cinematographer Vittorio Storaro)
* "Walking and Talking with John Harrison" interview with the director
* "Defining the Messiah" featurette with religious scholars and Jungian psychologist
* "Science Future/Science Fiction Roundtable" featurette - panel including Harlan Ellison, Octavia Butler, Michael Cassutt, inventor Ray Kurzweil, and director Harrison
* Essay on cinematographic theory behind the production, by Storaro
* Photo gallery, including production sketches and stills


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Re: Dune SE with McNelly interview?

Postby DuneFishUK » 08 Jun 2010 18:20

Serkanner wrote:
lotek wrote:
SandChigger wrote:Some PoS over at DN posted this a few days back:

The Special Edition of Dune (Artisan) has a good interview with Willis McNelly. In the interview Willis states FH read the Koran and learned over 400 Arabic words. McNelly also has an interesting comment on the relationship between the worms and spice. . .

Anyone have this version or know if the interview is available elsewhere? Or if there's a transcript?


(I really hate asshat pickle fuckers.)


google search "asshat pickle fuckers"
(I got the general meaning but sometimes google helps with finer details if available)
And surprise surprise, who's hit number 1???

:mrgreen:


:lol: ... I had to check it.

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Re: Dune SE with McNelly interview?

Postby SandChigger » 08 Jun 2010 19:01

So it's probably just McNelly reiterating his "spice is worm sperm" idea from the interview he did with Frank & Beverly? (Which Frank just agreed with and didn't shoot down.)

In a more perfect world arnoldo would be less the right cunt and actually try to start a discussion, instead of just being a cock tease. :roll:

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Re: Dune SE with McNelly interview?

Postby Omphalos » 08 Jun 2010 20:26

I believe it is. I have watched it before (just forgot it was mini-series and not theatrical release). I think it's short, so if I get time I'll watch again.

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Re: Dune SE with McNelly interview?

Postby D Pope » 09 Jun 2010 22:33

Didn't see a ref. to mohammed in here but I hope it's not redundant info.

http://www.sinanvural.com/seksek/inien/tvd/tvd2.htm

[quote="SandChigger"]So it's probably just McNelly reiterating his "spice is worm sperm" idea from the interview he did with Frank & Beverly? (Which Frank just agreed with and didn't shoot down.)

I got the same feeling, Frank said he deliberatly used open ended ideas to spark imagination.Willis is obviously educated but stikes me as insecure...
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Re: Dune SE with McNelly interview?

Postby SandChigger » 09 Jun 2010 23:12

D Pope wrote:Didn't see a ref. to mohammed in here but I hope it's not redundant info.

http://www.sinanvural.com/seksek/inien/tvd/tvd2.htm

Ah, that's the transcript of the (audio) taped interview that WMcN did with FH & wife. :)

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Re: Dune SE with McNelly interview?

Postby SandRider » 10 Jun 2010 09:24

that brings up a point I've been thinking about again :

I've only found four (4) interviews with Frank transcribed & posted on the web ...

they are collected here:
http://tau.solahpmo.com/viewforum.php?f=615

are there others, from magazines or newspapers that have not been posted ?

also, all of you with time on your hands and copies of Frank's recorded audio/video interviews
should get to transcribing, and post in the archive @T(A)U ...

and also, all of you should feel free to post relevant material in the relevant categories at any time;
(questions of copyright and re-posting should be directed to Omphalos)(I do not ken to "copyright" ...)
if you think something should be set up in it's own section, tell me and I'll give you my mod password
and you can do it your damn self; and, anybody that does want to work on cleaning up some of the
poor copy&paste jobs I did two years ago can certainly do that ... but it seems like I tried to get you
people involved with that before we moved the thing to T(A)U ....
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Re: Dune SE with McNelly interview?

Postby Omphalos » 10 Jun 2010 11:44

SandRider wrote:that brings up a point I've been thinking about again :

I've only found four (4) interviews with Frank transcribed & posted on the web ...

they are collected here:
http://tau.solahpmo.com/viewforum.php?f=615

are there others, from magazines or newspapers that have not been posted ?

also, all of you with time on your hands and copies of Frank's recorded audio/video interviews
should get to transcribing, and post in the archive @T(A)U ...

and also, all of you should feel free to post relevant material in the relevant categories at any time;
(questions of copyright and re-posting should be directed to Omphalos)(I do not ken to "copyright" ...)
if you think something should be set up in it's own section, tell me and I'll give you my mod password
and you can do it your damn self; and, anybody that does want to work on cleaning up some of the
poor copy&paste jobs I did two years ago can certainly do that ... but it seems like I tried to get you
people involved with that before we moved the thing to T(A)U ....


I'll get to proofing these one day, SR, but because I promised him first, Freak's book summaries are in line ahead of this.

As to the mod password, please don't give that to anyone. I trust you guys, but I don't want anyone but me or those who I choose fucking around with the mod panels on T(A)U.

SR, there are other minor interviews floating around out there. Several of them are either posted or referrred to in the Interviews section of the FHSS page here. I also have five or six magazine interviews that I will one day scan and post, and I have citations for a ton of foreign ones I one day hope to collect, scan and post.

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Re: Dune SE with McNelly interview?

Postby Freakzilla » 10 Jun 2010 12:01

Omphalos wrote:I'll get to proofing these one day, SR, but because I promised him first, Freak's book summaries are in line ahead of this.


I plan on starting my annual re-read soon and going through the summaries myself as I go so you can put mine on the back burner.
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