As an Ocean Master Himself, James Cameron Had a Complex Reaction to Aquaman

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James Cameron loves water. Not only did he make a romance about a shipwreck, his films have had multiple liquid characters, the new Avatar sequels are partially set underwater, and he’s been involved in several deep ocean documentaries. So after he saw James Wan’s Aquaman, he had a lot of thoughts.

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Marvel Is Setting Up a Timely, Fascinating Resurgence for Namor the Sub-Mariner 

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At the box office, the King of Atlantis is ruling the waves. Well, DC’s King of Atlantis is, specifically. Beneath the tides of Hollywood and back in the realm of comic books, however—and at DC’s rival Marvel—another King of Atlantis is undergoing a similar ascendance. Namor’s back, and he’s more intriguing than ever.

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/marvel-is-setting-up-a-timely-fascinating-resurgence-f-1832136723

James Wan Will Only Venture Into Aquaman’s Sequel Depths if the Script Is a Pearl

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By the end of the weekend, James Wan’s Aquaman will have become the most financially successful superhero movie Warner Brothers and DC have ever produced together—a title previously held by The Dark Knight. That’d be a huge accomplishment for any filmmaker, but for Wan in particular given the studio’s recent pivot to…

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The Refreshing Earnestness of Last December’s Blockbuster Genre Movies

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In a year filled with some fantastic genre movies, December 2018 went out on a high for me, dragging me into a theater again and again over the month. Bumblebee, Aquaman, and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse each surprised me as some of my personal favorites of the year, but what surprised me most was the exuberant…

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/the-refreshing-earnestness-of-last-decembers-blockbuste-1831468360

Godzilla: King of the Monsters Plays Out on Your Toyshelf, and More of the Coolest Toys of the Week

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Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's roundup of all the latest toys threatening the contents of our wallets lately. It’s a new year, which means new toys! We’ve got an early look at the next line of Game of Thrones figures, Snape hits Figuarts’ Harry Potter line, and Medicom takes on the King of Atlantis. Check it out!

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