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Noah #4 – Tying up some threads

In the last few posts, I've commented on several resonances of the film - God as creator, religious experience and revelation, and the problem with humanity. There was heaps of interesting stuff in the film to highlight and think about, but... Continue Reading →

Noah #3 – Kindness and the kind God

I've been thinking about how to wrap up this series, and while a lot more could be said on the film, I'm going to have to limit myself. The problem with going off notes I took a few months ago is that... Continue Reading →

Noah #2 – Great expectations and a better revelation

At various times in Noah, both Noah and Tubal-Cain (TC) cry out to Movie God but they seem to hear nothing. They see nothing but grey storm clouds. It would be easy to conclude from this that Movie God is...indifferent. For example, the lengthy... Continue Reading →

Noah #1 – A good God and Aronofsky’s Apple

Noah reunites A Beautiful Mind stars Russell Crowe and Jennifer Connelly, and Russell Crowe with ships in his first sea-faring epic since Master and Commander. While Noah doesn't rise to the heights of these two great films, some original art direction and... Continue Reading →

Clearing the decks for Noah (2014)

Hoping to go see Noah tomorrow night. I'm not expecting the film to be a blow-by-blow retelling and no one seriously should have expected it to be for a whole bunch of reasons. The Noah text of Genesis 6-9 consists of approximately 2000 words... Continue Reading →

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