MOVIE REVIEW: Aquaman, a prolonged dip in the ocean

Posted January 30, 2019 10:57 pm by The Record

MOVIE REVIEW: Aquaman, a prolonged dip in the ocean

Jason Momoa stars in a scene from the movie “Aquaman”. Photo: Warner Bros/CNS.

By John Mulderig
Though he may lack a pineapple in which to dwell, Aquaman (Warner Bros), as his name suggests, spends much of his time under the sea.
Viewers taking the plunge to follow his adventures will be treated to a sprawling, lush spectacle. But the DC Comics adaptation built around him also is overlong, overcomplicated and, at times, just plain dumb.
One day, way back in 1985, as early scenes show us, lighthouse keeper Tom Curry (Temuera Morrison) happened across Atlanna (Nicole Kidman), the queen of Atlantis, lying wounded on

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