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'Noah' and the Boring Fundamentalism of Hollywood Bible Movies

Zach J. Hoag | Posted 10.05.2014 | Religion
Zach J. Hoag

Sometimes evangelical Christians make movies. And usually they are horrible. The themes are poorly executed. Instead of life imitated in inspiring ways through the medium of film, a sermon is smugly preached.

Watch That Stunning 'Creation' Scene From 'Noah'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 05.11.2014 | Entertainment

For those who haven't seen Darren Aronofsky's "Noah," there is one scene in which the titular character (Russell Crowe) recants the Christian creation...

Here's The Real Reason Gravity Was Such a Great Movie

Galanty Miller | Posted 06.08.2014 | Comedy
Galanty Miller

No, the reason I liked Gravity is because it was short. The entire movie clocks in at 85 minutes. I pressed the "play" button on my DVD remote. And an hour-and-a-half later I was back at my job as Jaden Smith's personal assistant.

The Noah Dilemma

Jeff Kinley | Posted 06.08.2014 | Religion
Jeff Kinley

Now I get why some Christians are upset at Noah. They want and expect an exact rendering of Scripture's account portrayed on the big screen. Perhaps they wanted Hollywood to undo what the Church has done to Noah and the Ark for the past 50 years

Does 'Noah' Have A Race Problem?

Religion News Service | Bob Smietana | Posted 04.08.2014 | Religion

(RNS) The new “Noah” movie has everything you’d expect in a biblical blockbuster. Big Hollywood stars. Extravagant special effects. An apocal...

Ethics of 'Noah': Sinners in the Hands of an Angry Aronofsky

Chris Sosa | Posted 06.07.2014 | Entertainment
Chris Sosa

If you march into a theater to see Noah and expect a pleasant Bible story for the whole family, you obviously don't realize how deadly serious Darren Aronofsky takes this fable.

'Noah' Screening Canceled After Movie Theater Floods

Posted 04.07.2014 | Weird News

He did not spare the ancient world, but preserved Noah, a preacher of righteousness, with seven others, when He brought a flood upon the world of the ...

A Jewish Response to Noah

Marc Erlbaum | Posted 06.07.2014 | Religion
Marc Erlbaum

Hollywood, meantime, has started paying very careful attention to what the Christians are saying. Not because the industry has suddenly seen the light, but rather because they've seen the money.

'Noah' Banned In Malaysia, Indonesia

AP | Posted 04.07.2014 | Entertainment

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia and Indonesia have banned the biblical epic "Noah," joining other Muslim nations that forbid the Hollywood mo...

Emma Watson Proves She's All Grown Up With Bold Fashion

W | Posted 06.04.2014 | Style
W

Noah actress, and the cover star of W's June/July 2013 issue, Emma Watson deserves recognition for her recent A-list efforts on the red carpet.

Hijacking the Ark: Do Creationists Own the "Noah" Story?

Peter M. J. Hess, Ph.D. | Posted 06.04.2014 | Entertainment
Peter M. J. Hess, Ph.D.

As you can see, the story of Noah was already borrowed and given a new purpose by Hebrew scribes. It has been retold countless times, and the theme is now being used by filmmaker Darren Aronofsky to tell his own idiosyncratic tale of environmental retribution and redemption.

Will the Real Noah Please Stand Up?

Adam Hamilton | Posted 06.03.2014 | Religion
Adam Hamilton

The problem for the filmmakers, and also for many of us as we read the story of Noah in the Bible, is a failure to understand what kind of story it is. Which leads us to interpret it in ways that either miss the point or distort the point.

A Handy Guide to Christian Outrage

Scott Dannemiller | Posted 06.03.2014 | Religion
Scott Dannemiller

I can't help but think that Christians (myself included) have monumentally misplaced our anger. I fear we are so focused on defending the Bible that we have lost sight of Christ.

Noah: Hour of the Wolf Movie Review

Dan Persons | Posted 06.03.2014 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

This mix of visionary filmmaking and insightful drama, courtesy of Aronofsky's iconoclastic instincts, takes mainstream film to places where most big-budget releases fear to tread.

14 Things I Learned From Watching Noah

David Toussaint | Posted 06.02.2014 | Comedy
David Toussaint

5: God did not consider dinosaurs to be part of the animal kingdom but, apparently, has no problem with bed bugs. Who does he think he is?

Zaki's Review: Noah

Zaki Hasan | Posted 06.01.2014 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

One thing you can't say about Noah, the big budget reimagining of the biblical flood fable (starring Russell Crowe as the titular boat builder) is that it lacks in ambition.

Where Aronofsky's Noah Misses the Boat

Rabbi Berel Lerman | Posted 06.01.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Berel Lerman

While I laud Darren Aronofsky for aggressively looking into the Bible for a modern-day message, I think educating people about Noah's spiritual code will inspire mankind to be good stewards of the human divine consciousness and the environment too.

The Embarrassment of Noah

Ronald A. Lindsay | Posted 06.01.2014 | Entertainment
Ronald A. Lindsay

The makers of the film assure us that they have tried to stay true to the values of a story that is a "cornerstone of faith for millions of people worldwide." I think the filmmakers have stayed true to those values. The problem is these values are morally repugnant.

Bashers of the Noah Film Should Re-Read Their Bibles

James D. Tabor | Posted 05.31.2014 | Religion
James D. Tabor

Darren Aronofsky's new $100 million blockbuster film Noah opened on Friday, but the film is being blasted, damned and condemned in many conservative Christian circles.

'Noah' Surfs Over The Box Office

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 03.30.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After weathering a sea of controversy, "Noah" arrived in first place at the weekend box office. Paramount's biblical epic starri...

A Biblical Review Of Noah

Rev. Otis Moss III | Posted 05.29.2014 | Religion
Rev. Otis Moss III

The movie does not follow the Biblical narrative with surgical precision, but offers the best elements of the story to challenge us to re-read and re-engage the Bible and take Noah's story seriously, not just literally.

Noah: It's a Miracle!

Michael Berkowitz | Posted 05.28.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Berkowitz

It could have been a disaster. An implausible story from a book of often improbable events written 2,000 years ago. Making a plausible, entertaining movie about the story seems challenging even for Hollywood.

Noah: Would 40 Days of Rain Solve California's Drought Problem?

The Nature Conservancy in California | Posted 05.28.2014 | Green
The Nature Conservancy in California

Even in extreme drought, 40 days and 40 nights of rain is not the answer.

The Many Times Darren Aronofsky Mocked The 'Noah' Criticism

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 03.28.2014 | Entertainment

It doesn't take Mel Gibson to make a contentious religious epic. Martin Scorsese did it before him, and now we can add Darren Aronofsky to the list. A...

Russell Crowe Speaks Out On 'Noah' Criticism

AP | GINA ABDY | Posted 03.28.2014 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — Russell Crowe calls the criticism that the film "Noah" has received "irrational" and says he's happy audiences can finally see it fo...