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Atheist ‘Noah’ director brags film is least biblical Bible movie ever
The Washington Times ^ | Cheryl K. Chumley

Posted on 03/29/2014 6:13:40 PM PDT by Star Traveler

Note to Christians and those who believe the Bible: The producer of the movie “Noah,” a self-professed atheist, says he is proud of the fact that he’s taken a story inspired by God’s word and turned it into something so secular.

Director Darren Aronofsky called his movie “the least biblical biblical film ever made,” The Telegraph reported. He also claimed his leading character, Noah, was the “first environmentalist,” something that suggests the movie storyline doesn’t exactly follow the Bible’s.

And something else the suggests a serious divergence from the biblical account: Not once during the movie is the name “God” spoken, an early reviewer found, The Telegraph reported.

Among the complaints is that the director paints Noah as more a man of the environment than a true follower of God.

“The insertion of the extremist environmental agenda is a problem,” said Jerry Johnson, the president of the National Religious Broadcasters group, in The Telegraph.

(Excerpt) Read more at p.washingtontimes.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bible; flood; jesus; noah; noahthemovie
Noah director and writer Darren Aronofsky told The New Yorker magazine that his movie is “the least biblical film ever made.”

“Darren Aronofsky Gets Biblical,” The New Yorker, March 10, 2014, http://www.newyorker.com/services/presscenter/2014/03/17/140317pr_press_release.

1 posted on 03/29/2014 6:13:40 PM PDT by Star Traveler
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To: Star Traveler

Making it a “live link” ...

“Darren Aronofsky Gets Biblical,” The New Yorker, March 10, 2014, http://www.newyorker.com/services/presscenter/2014/03/17/140317pr_press_release.


2 posted on 03/29/2014 6:14:14 PM 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: Star Traveler

A collection of FREEPER threads on the movie - Noah ...

Religious tide turns against ‘Noah’
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/3138393/posts

Noah: a classic blunder
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/3138403/posts

Nine problems with the movie “Noah”
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3138569/posts

Don’t Get Punked by Paramount’s Pagan Noah Film
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/3138604/posts

Noah – The Emperor’s New Movie (The Utter Embarrassing Mess of ‘Noah’)
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/3138663/posts

‘Noah’ Review: Brilliantly Sinister Anti-Christian Filmmaking
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/3138716/posts

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

Box Office: ‘Noah’ Winning Over Faith-Based and Mainstream Moviegoers
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3138788/posts

No meat at ‘Noah’ party
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3138805/posts

The Noah Movie: Our Detailed Review [Christian Review]
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-religion/3138815/posts

The Noah Movie: Deconstructing Noah’s Ark; Godawful Storytelling
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-religion/3138821/posts


3 posted on 03/29/2014 6:14:49 PM 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: Star Traveler

If you really want to kill this movie don’t give it free advertising.


4 posted on 03/29/2014 6:16:50 PM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: Beowulf9

If I post that there is ARSENIC in a particular product that people eat ... is that going to make you go out and buy it? ... :-) ...

If so ... then maybe we need you out of the gene pool ... LOL ...


5 posted on 03/29/2014 6:19:51 PM 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: Star Traveler

An American Prayer

“Awake”

Shake dreams from your hair
My pretty child, my sweet one.
Choose the day and choose the sign of your day
The day’s divinity
First thing you see.

A vast radiant beach in a cool jeweled moon
Couples naked race down by it’s quiet side
And we laugh like soft, mad children
Smug in the wooly cotton brains of infancy
The music and voices are all around us.
Choose they croon the Ancient Ones
The time has come again
Choose now, they croon
Beneath the moon
Beside an ancient lake
Enter again the sweet forest
Enter the hot dream
Come with us
Everything is broken up and dances.


6 posted on 03/29/2014 6:23:21 PM PDT by Zeneta (Thoughts in time and out of season.)
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To: Beowulf9

Yep.


7 posted on 03/29/2014 6:25:04 PM PDT by funfan
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To: Star Traveler

Its a piece of garbage and I won’t spend a dime on it.


8 posted on 03/29/2014 6:29:08 PM PDT by RetiredArmy (MARANATHA, MARANATHA, Come quickly LORD Jesus!!! Father send thy Son!! Its Time!)
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To: Star Traveler

And Hollyweird wonders why few go to the movies anymore

Attaboy Darren


9 posted on 03/29/2014 6:29:23 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Hey 2008, we told you so)
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To: Star Traveler

“There is only one thing worse than being talked about and that is NOT being talked about.” Oscar Wilde

The other interpretation of this is ‘there is no bad publicity’

However, I am not meaning for you to stop talking about it, but this is known in the business.

It makes people go see the movie. People are fools.


10 posted on 03/29/2014 6:36:38 PM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: Beowulf9
If you really want to kill this movie don’t give it free advertising.

If Hollywood did to Mohammed what they did to Noah, there would be a lot of killing and not just the movie.

11 posted on 03/29/2014 6:38:05 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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To: Beowulf9
It makes people go see the movie. People are fools.

If YOU want people to stop talking about it, then STOP TALKING ABOUT IT!

Get off the thread!

12 posted on 03/29/2014 6:40:47 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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To: Star Traveler

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3138838/posts


13 posted on 03/29/2014 6:41:20 PM PDT by Evil Slayer ((Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war....))
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To: Star Traveler

Noah, was the “first environmentalist.”

Well, as I understand it, Noah had been proclaiming that the flood was coming because of the global warming that was occuring. He had been telling people to change their ways and stop using their SUVs. He even noticed a hockey stick that someone had invented so they could enjoy themselves after the flood with NHL. No one cared about his prediction because they were deniers, but he knew that climate change was about to begin. So he built his ark to protect himself and family. Then when the ark was lost in the water, it couldn’t be found the mathematical models of the currents weren’t correct because of climate change. This is why we don’t know exactly where it is, even though the search continues. - based on a true story.


14 posted on 03/29/2014 6:46:49 PM PDT by ForYourChildren (Christian Education [ RomanRoadsMedia.com - a classical Christian approach to homeschool])
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To: Star Traveler

Well he’s spot on there.


15 posted on 03/29/2014 6:48:27 PM PDT by SkyDancer (I Believe In The Law Until It Intereferes With Justice. And Pay Your Liberty Tax Citizen.)
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To: Star Traveler

Wouldn’t watch this garbage for free, I wouldn’t even waste my time downloading a pirated copy that’s how horrible this movie is


16 posted on 03/29/2014 6:48:29 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Star Traveler

Freepers have been pretty accurate in movie criticism. White House Down was trashed here. I saw it on Showtime and it was one of the top five worst movies I’ve seen.


17 posted on 03/29/2014 6:52:06 PM PDT by RginTN
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To: Star Traveler

Aronofsky may get a surprise. God can take a movie like this and touch many lives even with His name never mentioned.


18 posted on 03/29/2014 6:59:10 PM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: Beowulf9

He realizes the movie sucks, so hype it with controversy, right? This sounds like a desperate way to revive a D.O.A. movie.


19 posted on 03/29/2014 7:00:48 PM PDT by Right Brother
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To: Beowulf9

Advice that would only apply on a forum where the majority were not predisposed to respect Christianity.

Since the posting is here, it doesn’t help the stinker out.


20 posted on 03/29/2014 7:06:51 PM 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: Star Traveler

This is not a problem for the OP since I quit supporting the Hollywood crowd over a decade ago. Never again.


21 posted on 03/29/2014 7:07:43 PM PDT by OldPossum ("It's" is the contraction of "it" and "is"; think about ITS implications.)
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To: Star Traveler

Why are people on FR getting upset about a movie they know is doctrinally wrong and they won’t support - from an industry they don’t support?


22 posted on 03/29/2014 7:17:06 PM PDT by TomServo
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To: P-Marlowe; Star Traveler

“I tell you this..

No eternal reward with forgive us now for wasting the dawn”

” I’ll tell you about Texas radio and the big Beat,

Soft driven, slow and mad like some new language”

“Reaching your head with the cold sudden fury of a divine messenger”

“Let me tell you about Heartache and the loss of God..

Wondering wondering in hopeless night,

Out here in the perimeter there are NO STARS,

Out here, WE is STONED,,,,,,,,,,,,,

Immaculate”

_____________________________________________________________

Nothing matters on the surface to more people than it should.

The constant bombardment of superficiality spins minds into indifference.

Our Culture doesn’t care.

Our media doesn’t care.

Out of time, and out of season are those that stop to reason.

All of these concepts exist. It’s just that very few people are willing to take the time to think. Both on the left and right. Both from the Darwinist to the Creationist.

The story of Noah is either real or it is false.

There is more evidence that points to it being real than false.

But, in our current culture, that’s not important right now.

What is important is an ability to kill a message by killing the messenger.

The feel good nature of shallow minds to be a part of the group.


23 posted on 03/29/2014 7:17:19 PM PDT by Zeneta (Thoughts in time and out of season.)
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To: TomServo

Maybe because a projected $41 Million for something the producers say is “faithful to the Bible” - but is totally against the Bible - is way too much money to put into Atheists hands.

Box Office: ‘Noah’ Winning Over Faith-Based and Mainstream Moviegoers
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3138788/posts


24 posted on 03/29/2014 7:27:56 PM 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: Star Traveler
Maybe because a projected $41 Million for something the producers say is “faithful to the Bible”

And all a person had to do was view the trailer to see this was a lie. Pretty simple. This whole thing just gins up more box office traffic and curiosity. The more people scream about it the more money the atheist makes. Worked for Madonna and Miley - why not this movie?

25 posted on 03/29/2014 7:32:25 PM PDT by TomServo
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To: TomServo

... LOL ... someone else was saying something like that ... I said ...


If I post that there is ARSENIC in a particular product that people eat ... is that going to make you go out and buy it? ... :-) ...

If so ... then maybe we need you out of the gene pool ... LOL ...


26 posted on 03/29/2014 7:40:25 PM 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: Star Traveler
Aronofsky overstates the matter. He has created a mediocre movie based on the biblical texts. It is hardly "the least biblical film ever made." Mary Poppins is less biblical for that matter.
27 posted on 03/29/2014 8:33:54 PM PDT by Fester Chugabrew
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To: Fester Chugabrew

Actually, he said it was the —”least biblical ‘biblical film’ ever made”. Mary Poppins is not a biblical film.


28 posted on 03/29/2014 8:42:24 PM 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: Star Traveler

I stand corrected. Thanks. Will consider further on the matter as I still believe he overstates the case.


29 posted on 03/29/2014 8:45:54 PM PDT by Fester Chugabrew
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To: Star Traveler
Does The Last Temptation of Christ count as less biblical? I'll never know, because I don't care to watch either film.
30 posted on 03/29/2014 8:48:03 PM PDT by Fester Chugabrew
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To: Star Traveler

The Captain of that Malaysia Airlines plane was an atheist too, past tense. Just saying that if I knew an atheist was going to be my Captain...I’d wait for the next flight.


31 posted on 03/29/2014 8:50:28 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: Beowulf9

I considered seeing it until I read about it on multiple threads. I’m glad to see a counter to the cheerleader I’ve seen on these threads posting cookie cutter raves about this POS.


32 posted on 03/29/2014 8:51:49 PM 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: Fester Chugabrew

No, I don’t think so. I thought it went overboard on some things ... but in Noah, about the only things they got that were Biblical were the words Noah, Ark, Flood and a few other names. That would be like saying something is a Christian because they know how to pronounce the words, Jesus, God, Bible, etc ... :-) ...


33 posted on 03/29/2014 8:54:38 PM 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: onedoug

I would worry less about an Atheist than I would an Islamist!

An atheist believes when he dies, that it - there’s nothing else afterwards. An Islamist thinks he’s getting 72 virgins when he dies,

Who do you think is going to crash the plane first? ... :-) ...


34 posted on 03/29/2014 9:02:01 PM 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: Star Traveler

Sorrowfully, in this case they may have gotten a twofer.

May I choose none of the above?


35 posted on 03/29/2014 9:50:49 PM PDT by onedoug
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