Re: Films - meh
For me, it was the other way round, I watched Dune, found it fascinating and then read the books. After that, I couldn't watch the film again.
I also tried watching the mini-series, but I just couldn't get into it.
My problem is, I sit there and just keep going, "but they didn't say that," "he didn't do that, the other one did..." I can't help picking at the plot holes introduced by shortening the runtime and putting words in other characters mouths etc. And the vocal weapons? WTF? Voice is a much subtler, much more interesting concept than the silly sonic guns that the film came up with.
Still it wasn't as bad as the Harry Potter films, I still haven't been able to sit through a single one.