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The Best Films of 2014: MOMA-Style

Brandon Judell | Posted 11.26.2014 | Entertainment
Brandon Judell

What does an angst-ridden comedienne tackling abortion onstage and in her personal life, a closeted heir to a vast fortune with a yen for Olympic-bound wrestlers, and a concierge bedding septuagenarians have in common? They are all characters in films selected by the curators of the Museum of Modern Art.

Famous People Reveal How Having a Dog Makes Their Life Better

This Dog's Life | Posted 11.25.2014 | Green
This Dog's Life

Celebrities, socialites and prominent public figures were all dressed to the nines on Friday for the Humane Society's annual New York gala event "To The Rescue! New York" at the famed Cipriani in Midtown Manhattan.

Woody Harrelson Wants You To Go Vote For Climate Action

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 10.28.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON – A new ad from the political action committee NextGen Climate features narration from Woody Harrelson and the direction of Darren Aronof...

Christian Bale Has Gotten Inside Moses' Head

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 10.28.2014 | Religion

Christian Bale may not have known anything about Moses before preparing for his role in 'Exodus,' but after reading the Bible, the Torah, the Quran an...

The World's Most Ambitious Disaster

Michael Brune | Posted 11.08.2014 | Green
Michael Brune

What a waste -- not just of forests, habitat, energy, air, water, health, and our climate. What a waste of human talent. Watching all this, I found myself contemplating how much could be achieved if all of this effort, ingenuity, and engineering prowess were instead directed toward developing clean power?

'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.

Cinematic Ukraine: Getting Ready for the 5th Odessa International Film Festival

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 09.06.2014 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

There is no better time for a film festival in Ukraine, even if it would appear to be during such a volatile moment in the country's history.

James Thilman

WATCH: P-Town Film Fest Reimagines Noir Thriller With Animated Birds

HuffingtonPost.com | James Thilman | Posted 06.13.2014 | Entertainment

For 2014, the Provincetown International Film Festival (PIFF) trailer features some of Cape Cod's most prominent avian residents. Created by Gasket St...

Move Over 'Game Of Thrones,' Darren Aronofsky Develops New HBO Book Adaptation

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.06.2014 | Entertainment

HBO is about to corner the market on kids who need to do last-minute book reports. Darren Aronofsky, director of hugely successful films like "Blac...

Paging Mr. Cameron: Where Is Our Climate Change "Titanic"?

David_Goldstein | Posted 08.02.2014 | Entertainment
David_Goldstein

Dear James Cameron, Darren Aronofsky, Leonardo DiCaprio and Matt Damon: I have a question for you: Where is cinema's first great climate-change block...

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...

Noah, the movie

Arzu Kaya Uranli | Posted 06.28.2014 | Religion
Arzu Kaya Uranli

The magnificent story of Noah appeared in the Torah first and then entered the Bible, and that it is central to the Quran. It doesn't belong to one religious group, but to all human beings.

WATCH: 'Noah' And The Nexus Of Faith And Environmentalism

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 04.23.2014 | Green

What can we learn about the intersection of faith and the environment? Click on the video above at 3:00 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, April 23 for a speci...

Noah's Arc (of Justice)

Zachary Dominitz | Posted 06.22.2014 | Green
Zachary Dominitz

Unless you are the senior Senator from Oklahoma, work in Exon's PR department or have a brother named Charles Koch, the evidence of carbon-based climate damage is excruciatingly obvious, scientifically proven, and, like Easter bunnies in heat, mounting rapidly.

Noah and the Deal

Joseph Carlisi | Posted 06.17.2014 | Hawaii
Joseph Carlisi

Noah (by Darren Aronofsky) is a powerful movie on several levels. It speaks directly to one of the most deeply ingrained archetypes of human consci...

This Spring's Movie Selections Offer Fresh Surprises

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 04.12.2014 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — Sandwiched between the chest-thumping ambition of awards season and the swaggering spectacle of summer, spring movie-going is usuall...

The MovieFilm Podcast: Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Plus Nick Frost Talks Cuban Fury

Zaki Hasan | Posted 06.08.2014 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

This week, we get into a fun- (and spoiler-) filled discussion of Marvel Studios' latest (and greatest?) superhero adventure, Captain America: The Winter Soldier.

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' 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...

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.

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.

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.

How This Movie Director's Middle-School Assignment Inspired A Blockbuster

Posted 03.31.2014 | Religion

Darren Aronofky's film 'Noah' is on its way to box office success with $44 million in box office sales in its first weekend. The road to the movie's o...

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.