‘Dune: Part Two’ with Bennett Campbell Ferguson

Episode 6

At last, we’ve arrived at our first kick’s climactic question: Is “Dune: Part Two” a superior sequel?

Bennett Campbell Ferguson (Willamette Week) is here to answer emphatically. We talk sandworm setpieces, Chalamet’s gravitas or lack thereof, and this sequel’s complex relationship to fate and character development.

Many, many thanks to you, listeners, and the Now Playing Network for supporting this new show! Kick No. 2 is mere weeks away.

About “The Kick”

“The Kick” is a theme-obsessed movie podcast where new releases are the ultimate excuse to fill blindspots and let that completist flag fly.

Part of the Now Playing Network, the show runs in multi-episode arcs—or kicks—that explore a particular sub-genre or filmography, and then culminate in a relevant new film. As in, “I’m on a sports-romance kick, and it won’t be over until I see Challengers.

Every week, host Chance Solem-Pfeifer is joined by a fellow writer, filmmaker, or movie appreciator. You can contact him at chancesolempfeifer [at] gmail [dot] com and read his film writings in the Willamette Week.