• Jason Momoa leads a dramatic haka at 'Aquaman' premiere
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    Ben Arnold

    Jason Momoa leads a dramatic haka at 'Aquaman' premiere

    Jason Momoa channeled his inner Polynesian at the premiere of Aquaman in Los Angeles last night, performing a traditional haka on the movie’s blue carpet. Momoa – never one to not show off where the opportunity presents itself – led the Māori chant with a group of his Polynesian cast-mates, including veteran Kiwi star Temuera Morrison and, rather cutely, his kids. Momoa is himself Hawaiian born, and while there’s been some ‘discussion’ online over whether he should be leading a traditional Māori haka, it appears he’s been largely given a pass on ‘cultural’ grounds by the Polynesian community (not least those musclebound gents who were actually involved).

  • The Aquaman reviews are in, and they're a mixed bag
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    Ben Arnold

    The Aquaman reviews are in, and they're a mixed bag

    The reviews for Aquaman are in, and while you couldn't quite call them universally 'glowing', Justice League would have given an arm and a leg for them.

  • ‘Blue Beetle’ Movie in the Works at DC, Warner Bros.
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    ‘Blue Beetle’ Movie in the Works at DC, Warner Bros.

    DC and Warner Bros. are developing the superhero movie “Blue Beetle,” based on the Mexican-American comic book character Jaime Reyes. The studio has tapped Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer, who wrote Universal’s “Scarface” remake, to pen the “Blue Beetle” screenplay. Zev Foreman is executive producing the film for Warner Bros. The original Blue Beetle character, which debuted in 1939, […]

  • Aquaman hailed as 'best DC movie since The Dark Knight'
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    Ben Arnold

    Aquaman hailed as 'best DC movie since The Dark Knight'

    Could it be the movie to turn the DCEU around?