The movie was so beyond imagination that star Kyle MacLachlan (center) was pressed into action to explain it. Dune, be it presented via the voluminous, impenetrable prose of Frank Herbert or the equally inscrutable frames of David Lynch’s movie adaptation, can be tough to wrap your head around. With Herbert dying 30 years ago, however, Dune noob LifeofKeira decided her next best option was Kyle MacLachlan, the star of Lynch’s 1984 movie, and his emoji-happy Twitter account.
Women in Hollywood are often victims of sexism, ageism, objectification and “can you believe she actually wore that?” However, as one LA movie producer has revealed, even on paper, actresses are unable to escape cliched Hollywood tropes. Ross Putman took to Twitter to share excerpts from actual scripts he’s read, detailing the absurd and, surprise, sexual ways female characters are introduced. To protect the anonymity of the writers, all female characters names have been changed to “Jane” and Putman writes in his Twitter bio, “Apologies if I quote your work.”