NOAH – The Reviews Are In

I’ve spent the morning reading reviews of the new Noah movie. Here is a spattering of what’s being said. Jump down to the bottom for my personal comments. PLUGGEDIN.COM – “Director Darren Aronofsky offers a spectacular and often moving story, but it’s obviously not the story of Noah. There’s more Tolkien than Torah here, really, and more of Aronofsky himself than both of those. Perhaps this director made the Creator in his own image—full of mercy, magic and environmental sobriety. If you uncouple the movie from the Bible and take Noah as imaginative, fantastic fiction, it can begin to work. But hooked as it … Continue reading NOAH – The Reviews Are In

The Trouble with “Noah”

I came across an article today that listed more specifics about the content of the new Noah movie scheduled for release on March 28th. The article was written by Ken Ham, one of the top experts on creation science and the founder of a ministry called Answers in Genesis. Some of his staff attended one of the advanced rough-cut showings that Paramount put on, hoping to satisfy religious leaders. They apparently did not walk out satisfied, but rather they were terrified of what was being represented on the screen as the story of Noah. This is the first time I’ve … Continue reading The Trouble with “Noah”

NOAH Making Waves

The movie Noah will hit theaters March 28th. The director Darren Aronofsky and Paramount Pictures have been sailing on rough waters, so far, as they have struggled to produce a movie that will please Christian and Jewish viewers as well as everyone else. According to an article in The Hollywood Reporter, the director and the studio have different strategies for making movie-goers happy. Their different approaches have caused some serious waves on their journey to completion. THE ARTSY DIRECTOR – Darren Aronofsky has produced some remarkable films leading up to Noah including The Fountain, The Wrestler, and Black Swan. His … Continue reading NOAH Making Waves