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Coming to the big screen: Sci-fi epic Dune – no wait, wait, wait, this one might be good

redav

Re: Make something new

Funny you should mention Iain Banks. His book "Transition" has a paragraph about precisely this.

"And don't forget Goldman's Law: nobody knows anything. Nobody knows what will work. That's why they make so many remakes and Part Twos; what looks like lack of imagination is really down to too much, as paranoid execs visualise all the things that could go wrong with a brand new, untested idea. Going with something containing elements that definitely worked in the past removes some of the terrifying uncertainty."

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