Aquaman

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This is the best DCEU movie to date. The film has a fun adventure vibe. Jason Momoa has a lot of charisma, and you can tell he really enjoys the role. The supporting cast is great and well selected (Willem Dafoe and Dolph Lundgren in the same movie? Who would have ever thought that would happen?).

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Aquaman is a fast-paced superhero action-adventure that's got an interesting story, imaginative and sometimes stunning visuals, lots of action and even a few laughs between battles. The hero, Arthur/Aquaman, played by Jason Momoa, starts out as a brash and easy-going, fairly irresponsible loner type who never fits in and lost contact with his Atlantean mom at an early age when she was taken away for attempting to escape an arranged marriage and instead follow her heart. His half-brother, a ruthless, rage-filled, power-obsessed full-blooded Atlantean named Orm (played by Patrick Wilson), seeks to unite the undersea kingdoms and then lay waste to humankind for spoiling the seas! The story revolves around Aquaman's struggle to stop his brother from destroying both worlds and discover his life's purpose, the true fate of his mother, love, and the ultimate power below the waves-all while defeating a super-armor wearing pirate named Black Manta who's out for revenge! Like Wonder Woman, this DC adaptation of the comic book hero goes for being big on CGI storytelling and having some clunky dialog, but there's an earnest attempt to make the film enjoyable throughout and most of the mistakes and missteps are forgivable. It's a fairly fun water ride! Watch for Nicole Kidman as the stately queen of Atlantis, Atlanna, Willem Dafoe as the loyal Royal Visier Vulko, Amber Heard as the red-headed and potent Princess Mera, Dolph Lundgren as her father King Nerus, and Yahya Abdul-Mateen as Black Manta, one of Aquaman's most enduring and notorious foes.

Factual error: Aquaman lifts a submerged submarine towards the surface, which should start to sink again straight after releasing it, as its ballast tanks are still full of water. It shouldn't stay floating like that.

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Orm: You were the reason our mother was executed. And I've hated you for it ever since. But I do not want to kill you, Arthur. I am going to give you one chance. Go home. Do not ever come back to Atlantis. You are not going to win this. A war is coming to the surface whether you like or not. And I am bringing the wrath of the Seven Seas with me.
Arthur Curry: You know I can't let that happen.
Orm: I know.

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Trivia: There is a post credit scene that shows Black Manta is alive.

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Question: How old is Atlantis? They say king Atlan was in charge at a time when most thought the earth was flat, well that's less than 2000 years ago, however the Sahara has been a desert for a whole lot longer than that and it was said to be home to one of the 7 kingdoms, but them the Karathin says it has guarded the trident for 1000 years, so which is it? 1000, 2000, 10000?

Answer: No, Vulko said they had unlocked the secret of unlimited energy whilst the rest of the world still thought the earth was flat. Atlantis was already old by then, so it's definitely older than 2000 years. Atlan ruled over Atlantis for thousands of years. To say Atlantis is over 10000 years old is probably the most accurate.

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