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'Noah' Review: Brilliantly Sinister Anti-Christian Filmmaking
Breitbart Big Hollywood ^ | 3-28-14 | John Nolte

Posted on 03/29/2014 9:19:22 AM PDT by ReformationFan

When atheist director and co-writer Darren Aronofsky promised that his epic "Noah" would be "the least biblical film ever made," that was not hyperbole. "Noah" is a brilliant, compelling, beautifully-mounted, beautifully-acted piece of storytelling conceived for the sinister purpose of leading people to believe that Christianity and Judaism are something they are not.

And I ask you, could anything make Satan happier than something that leads people to believe they are saved when they are not?

I have absolutely no problem with a filmmaker taking a biblical story and adding or subtracting from it as a way to craft a compelling film. There are all kinds of plot points in Cecil B. DeMille's 1956 masterpiece "The Ten Commandments" that you won't find in the Bible.

Furthermore, Ben-Hur is a fictional character. Somewhere around 99% of "Barabbas" (1961) is made up. The "Robe" (1953) is as phony as "Barabbas." I love all of these movies. I'm no purist. If you want to use the Bible or Christ as a jumping off point to make something up, knock yourself out.

Even Aronofsky does this. In the source material -- aka the Bible -- Noah's sons all have wives… On that very day Noah and his sons, Shem, Ham and Japheth, together with his wife and the wives of his three sons, entered the ark.

For dramatic purposes, Aronofsky alters this. The three boys do not have wives and this fact helps drive the story.

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


TOPICS: Music/Entertainment; Religion; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: aronofsky; crowe; darrenaronofsky; hollyweird; johnnolte; moviereview; movies; noah; noahthemovie; russellcrowe
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1 posted on 03/29/2014 9:19:22 AM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: ReformationFan

http://www.debbieschlussel.com/70461/noahcide-new-movie-is-more-like-game-of-thrones-than-the-bible-better-title-not-noah/


2 posted on 03/29/2014 9:23:49 AM PDT by Dalberg-Acton
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To: ReformationFan

Satan does not have to work hard for deception. It’s a piece of cake for him.


3 posted on 03/29/2014 9:24:39 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: ReformationFan
You have to ask yourself why an atheist would make a movie about a biblical story.

My thinking is to try to change the narrative and incrementally move God out of the picture (so to speak).

4 posted on 03/29/2014 9:25:20 AM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: jeffc
yep

http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Genesis+3:1&version=KJV

Genesis 3:1

King James Version (KJV)

3 Now the serpent was more subtil than any beast of the field which the Lord God had made.

And he said unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?
5 posted on 03/29/2014 9:27:48 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: ReformationFan
What does matter, though, is The Message. The Message is everything. And this is where Aronofsky is the snake in the garden. Using $135 million, he and Paramount have brilliantly and deviously disguised the Pagan god Gaia as the God of the Old Testament … as THE God. …
Meanwhile, the radio ads claim that only some artistic license was taken and that the filmmakers believe their story to be true to Biblical principles.
6 posted on 03/29/2014 9:27:58 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: ReformationFan

I ask you, could anything make Satan happier than something that leads people to believe they are saved when they are not?

The Greenies already think they are “the way, and the truth, and the light”...


7 posted on 03/29/2014 9:28:20 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: ReformationFan

“atheist director and co-writer Darren Aronofsky”

Well that’s enough for me to never see it.


8 posted on 03/29/2014 9:32:20 AM PDT by V_TWIN
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To: ReformationFan

I won’t be watching it!


9 posted on 03/29/2014 9:32:38 AM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: Olog-hai
....and that the filmmakers believe their story to be true to Biblical principles.

And yet the article says the director boasts to making an as un-biblical movie as he could.

10 posted on 03/29/2014 9:34:10 AM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: ReformationFan
Why would somebody spend $135mil to deliberately antagonize their intended customer?

Should we not chalk this up to insensitive ignorance?

11 posted on 03/29/2014 9:34:27 AM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: ReformationFan

Seems Noah is a Biblical story targeted for an audience who does not read the Bible.

Not sure I get the demographic there


12 posted on 03/29/2014 9:36:40 AM PDT by rdcbn
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To: jeffc

Wonder who authorized a radio ad claiming the contrary to what the director says.


13 posted on 03/29/2014 9:38:52 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Mariner

“Why would somebody spend $135mil to deliberately antagonize their intended customer?”

Because they can.

“Should we not chalk this up to insensitive ignorance?”

I believe Hollyweird only makes movies for other Hollyweirders. They couldn’t care less about the public.


14 posted on 03/29/2014 9:45:00 AM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: ReformationFan

I will rent this once at redbox on bluray, rip it, and watch it at some point.

not interested in paying what they are asking at a theater, especially when we already know the end. Let me guess, he climbs in his boat with a bunch of animals.... Story over


15 posted on 03/29/2014 9:45:03 AM PDT by drunknsage
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To: rdcbn

Good point. Kind of like theologically liberal churches.


16 posted on 03/29/2014 9:46:03 AM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: ReformationFan

It’s a lousy movie and not brilliant on any level or for any purpose.


17 posted on 03/29/2014 9:53:27 AM PDT by MrEdd (vHeck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: Mariner; ReformationFan; jeffc
You have to ask yourself why an atheist would make a movie about a biblical story.

Why would somebody spend $135mil to deliberately antagonize their intended customer?

The intended customer is the ignorant low-information voters and the Leftist voting base.

It is for the purpose of reinforcing their anti-Christian dogma in the minds of the low-info's.

And to make money. Lots of money.

18 posted on 03/29/2014 9:54:10 AM PDT by Old Sarge (TINVOWOOT: There Is No Voting Our Way Out Of This)
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To: ReformationFan

Some of the comments on that article have been posted by antisemites using the “anti-zionist” cloak.


19 posted on 03/29/2014 9:59:28 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Old Sarge
"The intended customer is the ignorant low-information voters and the Leftist voting base."

If I was going to spend $135mil to make a movie with a Biblical theme (however it's been perverted) I would not be targeting leftists and atheists and stupid, low info types.

They would rather see something else like Fast and Furious 47 or something sexually perverse.

20 posted on 03/29/2014 10:00:55 AM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: ReformationFan

Ben Shapiro nails in in this video at 3:35
“The idea is to turn God into Gaia”

“Noah” Brings Flood of Controversy • Hannity • 3/27/14 •
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZZOyLnS4OT0


21 posted on 03/29/2014 10:03:05 AM PDT by Whenifhow
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To: V_TWIN

I might watch someting written by an atheist….but not a story about God…..written by an atheist…...


22 posted on 03/29/2014 10:09:07 AM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (Tokyo Rove is more than a name, it's a GREAT WEBSITE)
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To: V_TWIN

Me too. Must rethink my plans. Maybe I’ll start writing a screenplay
about the afterlife of an athiest.


23 posted on 03/29/2014 10:15:20 AM PDT by Sivad (NorCal red turf)
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To: ReformationFan

Alternate Titles:

No’ay
Woah!
NOAA


24 posted on 03/29/2014 10:16:17 AM PDT by mikrofon (Raiders of the True Ark)
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To: Mariner

They’d also like to see something that reaffirms their beliefs about those evil Christian teabaggers.

All the movies with Bush Derangement Syndrome in them were box office hits.


25 posted on 03/29/2014 10:22:44 AM PDT by Old Sarge (TINVOWOOT: There Is No Voting Our Way Out Of This)
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To: mikrofon

Too bad! I thought Son of God was very good.


26 posted on 03/29/2014 10:24:40 AM PDT by fabian (" And a new day will dawn for those who stand long, and the forests will echo in laughter")
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To: Sivad

It’s interesting that Aronofsky is an atheist, but was insistent on having a private audience with the Pope-which he didn’t get, by the way, just as the woman who was portrayed in the movie “Philomena” didn’t.

These hypocrites hate the Catholic Church, but have no problem trying to use the Pope to sell tickets, and to legitimize their anti-Catholic agendas.

I almost feel sorry for them. Almost.


27 posted on 03/29/2014 10:28:43 AM PDT by Radagast the Fool (At my signal, UNLEASH PALIN!!)
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To: ReformationFan

Haven’t seen it yet, but looking forward to.

It’s a movie, not a documentary.


28 posted on 03/29/2014 10:31:10 AM PDT by Usagi_yo (Islamunism = Facism + Islam : Islamunist = someone that adheres to Islamunism.)
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To: fabian
"'NOAH' REVIEW: BRILLIANTLY SINISTER ANTI-CHRISTIAN FILMMAKING"

Can't be anti-Christian - there were NO Christians in Noah's time. Christianity is belief in Jesus Christ.

29 posted on 03/29/2014 10:32:54 AM PDT by jackibutterfly
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To: Olog-hai

How can anyone tell? Russel Crowe doesn’t talk...he mumbles. How can you convey a message while mumbling?


30 posted on 03/29/2014 10:33:31 AM PDT by gr8eman (But thermodynamics is just a social construct, created by the ruling white power structure)
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To: jackibutterfly

Can’t be anti-Christian - there were NO Christians in Noah’s time. Christianity is belief in Jesus Christ.


Nice try at word-play.

Your statement would be true if the movie were filmed in the days of Noah or at some other pre-Christian time. Like many other Hollywood offerings this movie is likely an attempt to undermine and dilute Biblical beliefs.


31 posted on 03/29/2014 10:37:54 AM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (Why do you need a fire extinguisher when you can call the fire department?)
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To: ReformationFan; mikrofon; Whenifhow

in an otherwise scathing review I read yesterday was the line that the actors individual performances were good. In an otherwise panned movie, I guess that is something to Crowe about. And Hermione too.

Warning label: Any similarity between this movie and the biblical story of Noah is purely accidental, except for the name of the title character and his sons.”

See also Ben Shapiro’s “9 Problems” review; this from the Christian post: http://www.christianpost.com/news/noah-movie-review-deconstructing-noahs-arc-godawful-storytelling-117044/ ; this rather witty and tongue in cheek: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/churchofthemasses/2014/03/the-utter-embarrassing-mess-of-noah-and-why-everybody-is-lying-about-it/

There is another quit sarcastic review I read Thursday where in the author compared Noah to Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter series. He concluded that it would have been better and less offensive for Aronofsky to had made Noah as a sci-fi film rather than as somewhat “biblical.”


32 posted on 03/29/2014 10:39:41 AM PDT by GreyFriar ( Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: Usagi_yo

All good art is grounded somehow in the truth. This movie is a piece of crap, dealing in sensation and cliche. It’s lazy, stupid, and dishonest all at the same time. This isn’t just because it’s unfaithful to genesis: as a work in pure mythmaking it’s a failure because it speaks to nothing true about the world or being human.


33 posted on 03/29/2014 10:44:16 AM PDT by Romulus
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To: jackibutterfly

All of scripture is about Jesus Christ.


34 posted on 03/29/2014 10:45:50 AM PDT by Romulus
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To: jackibutterfly

It could be considered anti-Christian and Jew because
the argument is that it makes a mockery of their beliefs.
It doesn’t matter that Christians did not exist at the time of Noah.


35 posted on 03/29/2014 10:57:27 AM PDT by Sivad (NorCal red turf)
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To: Old Sarge
"They’d also like to see something that reaffirms their beliefs about those evil Christian teabaggers"

Good point.

36 posted on 03/29/2014 11:12:08 AM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: ReformationFan

Big wool. Another stupid review by a person who does not like movies…..I wonder if the idiot saw the movie. Even Glenn Beck admitted to not seeing the movie while spewing nonsense…..that was embarrassing for him which is good. He needs to be called out on his lies and distortions when they happen.


37 posted on 03/29/2014 11:19:59 AM PDT by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Yes, judgmental know-it-alls.


38 posted on 03/29/2014 11:22:46 AM PDT by Usagi_yo (Islamunism = Facism + Islam : Islamunist = someone that adheres to Islamunism.)
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To: Romulus

Well lets get together and burn it and then kill an ambassador or two.


39 posted on 03/29/2014 11:23:55 AM PDT by Usagi_yo (Islamunism = Facism + Islam : Islamunist = someone that adheres to Islamunism.)
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To: Star Traveler

http://www.boxofficemojo.com/news/?id=3807&p=.htm

Doesn’t appear they need you to watch it. 15 million opening day is pretty amazing. I didn’t see it nor will I but for different reasons….no interest.


40 posted on 03/29/2014 11:25:59 AM PDT by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: Usagi_yo

they had a Vegan Dinner to celebrate!

figures


41 posted on 03/29/2014 11:26:36 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: Mariner

135 million will be made and then some. Why do they need you when they have already made 15 million opening day. Plus they will sell hundreds of millions overseas. They could care less if you watch it.


42 posted on 03/29/2014 11:27:06 AM PDT by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: Old Sarge

That was sarcasm right


43 posted on 03/29/2014 11:28:30 AM PDT by wardaddy (the real battle is what do we replace America as we knew it with....and will we fight..literally)
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To: rdcbn
Seems Noah is a Biblical story targeted for an audience who does not read the Bible.

Many want to think of themselves as 'spiritual' without having to do the things Christianity demands of them. And they want to ascribe things to Christianity that simply are not.

44 posted on 03/29/2014 11:30:30 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: napscoordinator
Doesn’t appear they need you to watch it. 15 million opening day is pretty amazing

Barnum was right.

45 posted on 03/29/2014 11:32:04 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

I just think conservatives are stupid sometimes.

Just shut up about the damn movie and it will tank. The conservatives have given this movie so much exposure that it almost seems like they want people’s interest up so they will see it. I am not seeing it because I can’t stand Russell Crowe and it seems like a bore.


46 posted on 03/29/2014 11:35:43 AM PDT by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: napscoordinator

Noah, The Film: All Washed Up
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-religion/3138756/posts


47 posted on 03/29/2014 11:43:18 AM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: napscoordinator

Wrong. Beck saw the movie.


48 posted on 03/29/2014 12:06:18 PM PDT by RginTN
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To: RginTN

Wrong. Beck saw the movie.

After he was called on it and had his face turn red. He zipped right over and saw it and said he was wrong about the complaint but still didn’t like the movie but said his explanations before seeing the movie were wrong.


49 posted on 03/29/2014 12:30:31 PM PDT by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: ReformationFan
Why does a neo pagan atheists make a bible movie? ...because you take the the old punishment by the just and true God and make it be a new crime for a new god This is the tactic of the left..to flip things ..we all know the word Nazis is a German acronym for National Socialist Worker Party..Nazi were anti capitalist anti Christian butthe truth described by the left and now Nazis are the epitome of capitalist Christianity 1984 is a classic book on tyrannical socialist government but now Hollywood intends to remake it is an anti-capitalist screed the name Satan comes from the term slander, the word wicked comes from the term to twist. to distort to deceive that is the tactic of all evil
50 posted on 03/29/2014 1:11:40 PM PDT by tophat9000 (Are we headed to a Cracker Slacker War?)
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