My favorite version of Dune so far? Yes, this includes the novel.
Any adaptation of Herbert's text would necessarily add some humanity to the humans, and while I would have gone even further, I understand Villeneuve and Co wanted to keep a layer of alienness.
The Harkonnen sure ain't funny in this version! There's some body horror stuff with them and the Sardaukar which really stretches the PG13.
The expansion of two characters' roles make the tragic turn in the…