(By Juan Cole) Darren Aronofski’s biblical epic “Noah” is already provoking controversy in the Muslim world, and has been preemptively banned in three Gulf states. Biblical figures, such as Abraham, Noah, David,…
The creators of the upcoming "Noah" biblical epic starring Russell Crowe have released a video trailer featuring an inside look at how they brought to life what is undeniably the movie's biggest prop and centerpiece — the massive ark that the Old Testament narrative says was built by Noah and his family to protect them and "all living creatures" from a worldwide flood.
Darren Aronofsky made Russell Crowe two promises before asking the actor to star in his giant adaptation of the Biblical story of Noah and the flood. Here's how Crowe tells it: "First promise is you never have to wear a pair of sandals. Show More Summary
Russell Crowe takes the titular role in Aronofsky's Old Testament epic, which should finally answer the questions "How did he get two of each of the estimated...
Oscar-winning actor Russell Crowe has urged Pope Francis to watch his biblical epic "Noah," but Christian evangelist and award-winning filmmaker Ray Comfort says the "sensational" film cannot be called a "biblical adventure." Comfort has produced his own version of "Noah."
In a throwback to the golden age of cinema, Hollywood has declared 2014 the "Year of the Bible." From Ridley Scott's "Exodus" starring Christian Bale as Moses, to Russell Crowe playing Noah, Hollywood is gambling on new innovations in technology and star power to revisit some of the most popular stories ever told.
As Godless and liberal as everyone says Hollywood is, they’re pretty quick to genuflect before the altar of organized religion whenever there’s money on the line. Just days after Russell Crowe tweeted a screening invite at the Pope, ...Show More Summary
You may have seen previews for the upcoming big studio Hollywood production of Noah, which stars Russell Crowe as the famous biblical shipwright. As we learn from The Wire, Paramount Pictures, at the urging of the National ReligiousShow More Summary
As an internationally famous actor with five Golden Globe nominations, an Oscar, and 1.37 million Twitter followers to his name, Russell Crowe is presumably aware of the futility of tweeting at celebrities. In the past 24 hours, in fact, he’s been the subject of at least two dozen such pointless/one-sided pleas for his attention. And […]
EXCLUSIVE: Haley Bennett has landed a role in Gabriele Muccino’s Fathers And Daughters, which already boasts a cast that includes Russell Crowe, Aaron Paul, Amanda Seyfried, Octavia Spencer, Quvenzhane Wallis and Diane Kruger. The pic from Voltage Films is a love story detailing the bond between a father (Crowe) and daughter living in New York. Show More Summary
If you've been paying attention to gigantic cardboard cutouts in your local movie theater lately, Russel Crowe is starring in Darren Aronofsky's Noah. The film (according to the trailer at least) promises to infuse the classic Biblical story with all the flair and destruction-oogling and superstar scene-stealing that defines blockbusters today. Show More Summary
Russell Crowe's campaign to get the pope to see 'Noah' is looking pretty futile.
Hoping to nab some serious starpower to spur ticket sales, Russell Crowe asked Pope Francis to watch his movie, "Noah." Reaching out via Twitter, the New Zealand actor wrote, "Dear Holy Father @Pontifex @Pontifex_it @DarrenAronofsky #Noah film. Show More Summary
It's with a grudging acceptance that we as a culture embrace movie stars' abilities to demand just about whatever they want. They want $1 million for a one-day shoot. They decide not to be famous in the most public way possible. They make apologies for bad behavior a running joke/arguable art form. Show More Summary
When the Catholic Church has approved of something printed about it or the Faith, the book or document bears a stamp that reads Nihil Obstat, a Latin phrase indicating "nothing stands in the way" of it being published, along with the...Show More Summary
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Paramount Pictures has released a new International trailer and TV Spot from Darren Aronofsky‘s Noah starring Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Ray Winstone, Emma Watson, Anthony Hopkins, and Logan Lerman. Aronofsky directs and co-wrote...Show More Summary
It’s odd to think we’re almost a month away from Darren Aronofsky‘s Noah, which will bring the biblical story to the big screen in what appears to be a weird and wondrous take on the material/truth of a man (played by Russell Crowe) who built an Ark to protect all of God’s creations from a [...]
How did Russell Crowe spend his weekend? By asking the pope to go see his new movie “Noah,” of course. The star of the upcoming biblical epic sent a few tweets pleading with Pope Francis to go see the bold retelling of Noah's Ark. Dear Holy Father @Pontifex @Pontifex_it @DarrenAronofsky #Noah film. Show More Summary