Regular Right Guy

Full Caf Americano®

Noah, Build Me a… Recycling Bin?

russell-crowe-noah-look-255x300According to a couple of Hollywood trades, Russell Crowe’s new move “Noah” is accurate to the t—if you leave out God.

It does, however, have an arc and water.

Hollywood Reporter:

Already banned in some Middle Eastern countries, Noah will rile some for the complete omission of the name “God” from the dialogue, others for its numerous dramatic fabrications and still more for its heavy-handed ecological doomsday messages, which unmistakably mark it as a product of its time. …

One of the striking things about the Noah tale is that it presents a fallible Creator, one who admits to disappointments over shortcomings in the product of the sixth day of creation with the remark, “I will blot out man whom I have created from the face of the ground, man and beast and creeping things and birds of the air, for I am sorry that I have made them.” …

Because who needs God when you’ve got Anthony Hopkins?

Crowe’s Noah is a fighter, a survivalist and yet a tortured man dismayed by the ruin brought upon the land by the others of his species. In a visit with his ancient grandfather Methuselah (Anthony Hopkins), the men agree that, “It’s men who broke the world,” and that, as a result, the Creator will destroy it. Foraging with one of his sons, Noah instructs, “We only collect what we need, what we can use.” For many today, this sort of environmental, back-to-the-earth religion has replaced the old-fashioned kind, with nonbelievers as shunned and disdained by the faithful as heathens once were by the righteous.

So God didn’t destroy the earth because of man’s sin, but because they refused to recycle the Coke cans.

But at least the peyote tea was good.


… [Darren] Aronofksy’s Noah (superbly played by Russell Crowe) doesn’t hear God’s voice booming down from the heavens like in Bill Cosby’s celebrated standup routine, or sit on the stoop shooting the breeze with the Creator like Steve Carell in “Evan Almighty.” Rather, the looming flood and the mission of the ark come to him in the course of two vividly rendered hallucinogenic dreams — one natural, the other induced by some special “tea” served up by Noah’s grandpa, Methuselah (Anthony Hopkins, leaving no bit of scenery unchewed).

Dude, someone fire up a bowl, put on the Jefferson Airplane!

Okay, this was all as predictable as a Tucker Carlson popup ad. Long gone are the days when Hollywood could tell a simple bible story for the family and leave it at that. Now we have Greenpeace to appease and Jews and Christians to offend.

Or as the Reporter nicely sums up: “Before Paul Ehrlich and Al Gore, there was Noah.”

Reblogged: @That Mr. G Guy. Thanks Mike! And also linked @ Camp of the Saints! Two of the RG’s favorite reads. And Lonely Conservative. Thanks folks!!!



Blackmailers Don’t Shoot

Breaking: Pacifica Radio Is Still on the Air

The Other McCain

Sexual Nihilism

The World’s Youngest Blogger: It’s Just All In A Day’s Breeze

Freaks of the Week

REVIEW: ‘Lightning Fall’ By Bill Quick

Is Everything Feminist ‘Empowerment’ Now? Or Is @Belle_Knox a Sociopath?

Hot Air

AP: Three years after US-NATO intervention, Libya is a failed state

Video: Democrats still criticizing GOP Senate candidates for military service.

Donald Douglas

Matt Drudge Liberty Tax

Bob Belvedere

Lady Michbeth’s Royal Progress 2014 — Dang, Bob, I was gonna blog this!

Mad Jewess

Posh… — had to link it.

Domestic Geek Girl

Gotta Catch ‘Em All Poke.. Bowls? – Poke Bowl Recipe

Defy the Narrative

OFA wants you to pick your favorite Obamacare bumper sticker

Lonely Conservative

SEIU Reps Accompany OSHA For Safety Inspections Of Non Union Workplaces

Saturday Funnies


6 comments on “Noah, Build Me a… Recycling Bin?

  1. thatmrgguy
    March 22, 2014

    Reblogged this on That Mr. G Guy's Blog.

  2. Pingback: Noah Goes Green… | The Camp Of The Saints

  3. gynjii
    March 24, 2014

    Something designed to piss of Christians? Looks like they’re going for an Oscar..

  4. Pingback: SEIU Reps Accompany OSHA For Safety Inspections Of Non Union Workplaces | The Lonely Conservative

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s



March 2014
« Feb   Apr »

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Blackmailers Don't Shoot

Politics. Culture. Hot Chicks.

Reality Check

American Patriot's Reality Check

News You May Have Missed

News you need to know to stay informed

Real Science

"Science is the belief in the ignorance of the experts" - Richard Feynman

The Rio Norte Line

Est. 2010 - "Dishonest, diversionary and pompous..."

The Daley Gator

If You're Left, You Just Ain't Right

The Last Refuge

Rag Tag Bunch of Conservative Misfits - Contact Info:

A Time For Choosing

Just another weblog

That Mr. G Guy's Blog

Mike's views on politics and the world in general

%d bloggers like this: