‘Babylonian Chainsaw Massacre’: Glenn reviews Noah after attending screening in LA

Glenn spent an action-packed weekend in California, and he reflected on the experience on radio this morning. On Friday, Glenn addressed a crowd at David Horowitz’s West Coast Retreat in California over the weekend about the importance of culture and American history. On Saturday, Glenn had lunch with the Friends of Abe – a group of roughly 1,500 conservative-minded individuals in Hollywood who made headlines earlier this year when it was revealed they had been trying for 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status for nearly two years.

But perhaps the most surprising event on Glenn’s itinerary was a private screening of the soon to be released motion picture Noah at Paramount Studios. On Friday, Glenn had some harsh words for the movie that has already been panned by critics for its “aggressive environmentalism” and failure to mention God.

Perhaps in an effort to change the buzz ahead of the film’s release this week, Paramount executives reached out to Glenn and asked if he would like to join them for a screening of the movie. Admitting he felt like a bit of a “dirtball: on Friday for basing his critique purely on someone else’s review, Glenn decided to take Paramount up on its offer.

But would the screening change his mind?

Not exactly.

On radio this morning, Glenn did explain why the movie is “awful” – not for the reasons The Hollywood Reporter review listed – but for “100 other reasons.”

PLUS: Photos from Glenn’s tour of the Paramount Pictures studio backlot

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Below is a partial transcript of Glenn’s review:

I went to Los Angeles this weekend after we talked about the movie Noah on Friday and not such a nice way. The producer of the movie, or executive vice president of Paramount called and found out I was in Los Angeles and asked if I would actually see the movie and judge it on its merits. He said the reviewer we were basing our comments on was completely wrong, and he kindly invited us to come to the studios and watch the final print of the movie on Saturday. And we did, because I felt like kind of a dirtball, basing my review on something that I hadn’t seen but on someone else’s review. That’s what people do to me. They don’t listen or watch and then they review. It was wrong of me to do. I want to say this: Everybody at Paramount was unbelievably gracious. And I would love, as I said to him after the movie, I would love to be able to come and report that the movie is great, but I can’t. It is awful, but it is not for the reasons that the reviewer said on Friday. It is awful for 100 other reasons.

Friday, we talked about the review. And in the review, it say it was a heavy-handed environmental movie and there was no mention of God… The review made it sound like this was a godless climate change movie. I believe that it is not a godless climate change movie. It’s more like Sinbad the Sailor meets Shining and Friday the 13th, with a sprinkle of Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome.

And it plays as well as a movie that was just clipping all of that stuff together. Instead of referring to God as God, every reference in the movie is ‘the creator.’ That’s fine, but they are definitely talking about God. Noah doesn’t really seem to have a real good relationship with God. He sees some miracles, like oh, I don’t know, his whole family being saved. In an amazing scene, he plants a seed and an entire forest grows in the desert, while he is standing there. Then he looks into the tent and he’s like, ‘Kids, here’s the one for the ark.’ Really, Mr. Noah? That’s what you would say? You wouldn’t even go behold the awesome power of God. You wouldn’t go, ‘Whoa!’ That was weird… It’s so ridiculous, the entire thing. But he is talking to God occasionally…

If you are looking for a biblical movie, this is definitely not it. Others on the team disagreed with this. This was split. Half the team said they couldn’t take the environmentalism. I don’t think it’s an environmentalism thing as much as it’s just pro-animal and antihuman. I mean strongly antihuman, but it’s not the story of Noah that I was hoping for. If you are going for that, you will be horribly disappointed. If you are going for a campy, kind of bad, this is the movie to see. If you are looking for something good, you might not make it past the rock people because we nearly didn’t.

Giant rock people appear at almost the beginning of the movie, kind of like the tree people in Lord of the Rings, except not as well done and of course made of rock. Not quite as talkative. I suppose they won’t burn as easily as the tree people, but… don’t bother checking on the scriptural reference to the rock people…

Have you ever wondered, ‘Hey, how did Noah clear the forest that just sprung up?’ Of course the rock people that God sent down as spirits. Then they were encased in lava, and then they got up, they’re like, ‘Oh, we are watchers. We help Adam. We help you now too.’ You’re like honestly? I felt really bad, because as the rock people story line continued, we all got giggling fits and we started to laugh and mock the movie. And at one point looked over and realized the executive vice president of Paramount, who invited us was standing this, observing how we were reacting to it. And I’m like, ‘I don’t think we’re going to get out of here without telling him exactly how we feel because I think he probably knows at this point.’ Literally laughing at the rock people.

That’s not the biggest problem with Noah. The biggest problem for me was Noah himself. Maybe it’s just me. I’m a little different than some people. I always thought of Noah as more of a nice, gentle guy, prophet of God… I think of him more like that and less of the homicidal maniac that Paramount found in the Bible somehow or another… That is more of the Noah in the Babylonian Chainsaw Massacre – running around, not kidding, trying to kill his whole family… Really quite amazing.

Kathleen Parker in the Washington Post, she really liked the movie. She says:

I recently viewed the film and can confidently report the following: If you liked “Braveheart,” “Gladiator,” “Star Wars,” “The Lord of the Rings,” “Indiana Jones” or “Titanic,” you will like “Noah.” If you liked two or more of the above, you will love “Noah.” Your enjoyment increases exponentially with each movie checked above, though I should warn that “Titanic” made the cut for only one reason, the major difference between it and “Noah” being obvious. “Noah” also includes the essential love story or two, without which no story floats.

Kathleen, could I tell you something, honey? I don’t know what kind of medication you are on, but I loved all of those movies, and all of us hated Noah. We honestly had a conversation, ‘Is it too rude to get up and walk out now, because we’ve got other things to do. We can go collect rocks in the parking lot, where there’s other things we could do?’

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I don’t care if you believe in the Noah story. I don’t believe if you think it’s an allegory, if you believe it’s complete fiction, it is entirely up to you. I happen to believe the story of Noah’s Ark is true. And after the invitation, we went and we really wanted to like it. We really did… I really want a good Noah movie.

Bill Maher is like, ‘You can’t be satisfied.’ Rock people, Bill. Rock people. And people like Bill Maher will say, ‘Well, you believe in a sky God.’ I don’t believe in rock people, okay? I have a hard time with that one. It’s not just a biblically bad movie because it treats a prophet of God like a lunatic. There’s no redeeming value in Noah, none. He hates people. I’m sorry. No prophet of God hates people. I never see him try to breach and say turn from your evil ways. Instead, he hides from people because he hates them so much.

He tries to kill his own family. To me, a prophet receives direct communication from God, and Noah is wrong about everything… In the end, the person who makes all the sense is Hermione from Harry Potter. I know she was always the smart one at Hogwarts; but in the ark, I would have liked the prophet of God Noah not to have to go to Hermione and say, ‘Really? We shouldn’t kill the whole family?’ It’s crazy. Crazy…

It’s a $100 million disaster. That’s what it is. They just don’t know what to do… I wish I could have brought different news to you, but I can’t. And I appreciate the people at Paramount understanding because I did talk to them after. It was a really uncomfortable 20 minutes afterwards. He was in there pitching. I wish I can, but I can’t. And I’m sorry. Next time – please invite me again and hopefully it will be a good movie.

  • Anonymous

    Thanks Glenn for letting us know.Not going to waste my time. Sounds stupid.

  • http://www.facebook.com/termone Term Oné Tattoôs

    That sucks, the trailer seems enticing. I’ll probably more than likely still go see it.

  • David Hatch-Bernier

    You’re upset because their made up story about your made up story is inaccurate? Come out of the dark ages, people.

  • Stan Arthur

    That was CLASSIC Glenn. Very enjoyable.

  • Paul Rowden

    Not surprised

  • Anthony Tony A Farrar

    Jonah was Prophet….he hated people.

  • Anonymous

    Figured it would suck.

  • Roachster

    Funny review! I believe that it is not a godless climate change movie. It’s more like Sinbad the Sailor meets Shining and Friday the 13th, with a sprinkle of Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome.

  • Carole Joan Tunnell Stone

    Someone made you up, wonder who it was?

  • Anonymous

    So if someone doesn’t believe what you believe they are living in the dark ages?? I am glad that I have the decency to not try to belittle others beliefs because they are different than mine….

  • Jason Pritchett

    He hated the people of Nineva, who he was supposed to go to, not all people, but you’ve got a small point. But, Noah DID preach for 120 years while he built the ark, which is a major fallacy of this movie, sounds like.

  • Anonymous

    In the days of Noah, evil lurked everywhere. GOD was angry against mankind, therefore, Noah, a representative of GOD, was also angry with humans, especially after decades of preaching and no one showing any hint of repentance.

    When Glenn says that Noah is anti-human in this movie, he is right! Noah was pissed at the sinners: homosexuals, murders, witches, etc. That’s the whole reason why the CREATOR is destroying the EARTH!

  • V the K

    Readers are advised to check out this fellow’s other 30 comments; they are all exactly as douchey as this one.

  • Brandy

    Only the people from Ninevah.

  • Reality

    Jonah was a prophet but he never got it, woohoo! Please sing in the tune of a veggie tales movie!

  • Jessica

    Jonah didn’t hate people. He didn’t agree with God’s plan of extending salvation to the people of Ninevah. In fact, he was afraid of going to such a godless people and preaching to them. That doesn’t mean he hated people.

  • Melissa Dyer

    I don’t necessarily like reviews of any sort. I am a woman who can think for herself. I can decide whether or not I like something all on my own. I really want to like this movie as well. I am also not a rock people believer. However, I do remember in Genesis there being some sort of spiritual beings mentioned. So, maybe those are the rock people. I didn’t think they would be made of rock but, who am I. Anyway, glad you went and made your own opinion. Glad you didn’t take the opinion of a commercial or newspaper reporter. I wish others would. I also wish others would cast their votes on electing our world leaders this way. Please find out for yourself. Don’t listen to MTV for the facts.

  • Dean Williams

    Unlike so many other things in life, that’s one of the “good” things about this; we’re guaranteed to find out if it is true or just a made up story; because as the bible states/promises, “its appointed for every man/person to die, and after that, the judgment”. It also says, “To be absent from the body is to be present with God.” So everyone will die, and then we’ll all know for sure! Hate to see the person’s face who didn’t approach this matter with any due diligence and found themselves on the wrong side of what they thought was just “an imaginary fence”.

  • Anonymous

    No he didn’t, read the whole story. He was scared and did not want to tell people the bad news. If he hated people, he would have been glad to tell them what God had told him to tell them.

  • Samantha Richey

    Imagine if Peter Jackson decided to throw out J. R..R. Tolkien’s works, and never refer to them once while making his movie trilogy Lord of the Rings. You better believe the fan-boys would have blown up the interwebs, calling for poor Pete’s head. They would have, also, stayed home in droves, not wasting their money to see something they would hate.

    So, while you’re feeling superior in your non-belief in an archaic “man-made religion,” pause for two seconds before you break your arm patting yourself on the back. If someone is going to make a movie about a story which has already been written, they better get the details right, or those of us whose money they’re after will not want to see it. It’s really as simple as that.

    Git.

  • lynne

    I don’t think Jonah hated the people, he feared them. It was a wicked, evil, place and he wasn’t keen on being killed. His trust in God wavered – but some time in the fish helped him change his mind.

  • Daniel Wilson

    Jonah was punished by God for his hatred of the (admittedly unlikable) people of Nineveh. No other prophet appears in that light.

  • Reality

    You must live a life of great hope and enjoyment knowing that after your brief time here on earth is done, you are done.

  • Hopeful Hooves

    Sounds like a .99 cent Red Box special in about 90days!

  • Anonymous

    “Instead of referring to God as God, every reference in the movie is ‘the creator,” actually Mr. Beck, “The Creator” is far better than the title God, that’s not his name, “God” is just a tittle. To call Him Creator is far more accurate. What a sad day when a Hollywood director shows more respect and accuracy than the so called believers.

  • Rick Johnson-Dr J

    It is amazing you attack a belief whether you agree or disagree. We are not in the dark ages, your comment is..

  • Weston Cantrell

    It doesn’t matter if you believe the Noah story or not, if you deviate so dramatically from a well know and loved story people are going to hate it. I believe it is possible to make a good film without completely rewriting the original story… now add in the fact that it is a story of faith and you have a train wreck on your hands. Paramount and the director clearly don’t know who their audience is.

  • Victoria L Gonzalez DeHaan

    i was hoping it would be a good movie – too bad

  • Candy

    I was really looking forward to this movie…but I was looking for a good Noah story…I guess I am still looking for a good Noah story!

  • Lara

    its because they got the information from the NIV! The niv is so corrupt that it says that GOD thought the nephilium were heros! Baahahahahaaa! Stupid corrupt bunch of junk! ANY Bible that is not from ANTIOCH original Hebrew, its CORRUPT.. ALL new age bible perversions are embraced by the church of ROME and is out of the IDOL worshipping Alexandrian Egypt corrupt greek! satan has corrupted what God has said from the beginning. Corrupting the word that God gave to Adam and Eve about the fruit of the Tree.. Well he is STILL doing it, this movie is just one LOUD example!

  • Dang

    This reminds me of when Hollywood let Michael Bay make a movie about Pearl Harbor. So now we have another topic that could have been a great movie that’s been taken off the list because some idiots ruined it.

    As Christians, we need to realize there are people, who don’t agree with us, who are trying to make money off of our beliefs. Have some discernment and be a good steward with what God has given you.

  • Jason Hater

    As an open minded Atheist, I feel I need to apologize for David’s troll like comment.

  • The Man from Scene 24

    Thanks for the heads up Glenn, I knew this movie would be garbage, thanks for confirming it.

  • Jeremy Abrahamson

    Personally this makes me eager to see it. Being a fan of B-Movies and biblical fiction, this is right up my alley. As in terribleness awesomeness.

  • Rob Wolgemuth

    This page is the Dark Ages you idiots. Noah’s Flood has been scientifically dis-proven in the Grand Canyon and this is just proof that you conservative nuts are just as guilty with your silly movie biases as the liberals. Look at you people making up your rules as you go. Let me guess; you sillies think there’s a war on Christmas too? And an impending revolution? Please tell us all about that while you spend your time taking Glenn beck as gospel as he politicizes a movie. You’re all guilty.

  • Ian Harac

    Since the reason God created the flood was that humanity was so foul nothing less than a complete reset could work, how could any movie about Noah NOT be anti-human? God basically decided to hit “Select All” and then “Delete” on the Earth, because he was that fed up with humanity. (Hey, as a fellow author, I can appreciate his sentiment. There’s been lots of times I’ve looked at what I’ve created and just said “This is crap. I’m starting over. Except, I kind of like this bit here. I’ll cut&paste that to another file, then erase the rest.” That’s what God did with the world.)

    If you don’t like it, find a less petulant god to worship. You want to worship Yahweh, you’ve got to accept that he’s basically a jerk.

  • Glenn Arens

    It actually was a good point on an errant comment made off subject. Jonah did hate the people of Ninevah, which was the capital of Assyria as the Assyrians were not kind to Israel (not kind is an understatement) and would actually later invade and scatter all of Israel (the northern Kingdom). Jonah said to God that he knew that He would forgive them if they repented and he (Jonah) didn’t want them forgiven. God taught Jonah about that later. Prophets weren’t perfect either. Just a human spokesperson for God. As for Noah, there’s no evidence he hated people. By his preaching, it would appear the opposite. The main point of takeaway with Jonah is that even though Jonah was an unwilling prophet, God is not an unwilling God to reach out to his creation and forgive. When Ninevah repented, God forgave. He still does today through His Son.

  • hondo

    noah didnt try to kill anyone mr bible genius. when god is angry with people he loves them also, which IS WHY HE TOLD NOAH TO BUILD THE ARK

  • Heather Vaughan

    We will probably still go see it because of Hermoine. My daughter loves Hermoine! I am hoping I can suspend belief and pretend it is a completely different story, one that I have not heard before! And try to explain Hollywood’s loose relationship with truth and accuracy to my daughter. Kind of like the history books in school :-) !

  • Anonymous

    So now Beck is a movie reviewer. Yeah, not even. The funny thing is, he appears to only like fiction which is believable to him, which is fiction that is in accord with the Bible. Yeah, no thanks. I’ll get my review from professional reviewers, just like I get my conservative punditry from professional rightists pundits.

  • Tiffany T

    God was not angry. Translated properly “God felt regret” literally means he was hurt or sad, NOT angry. He gave anyone who would listen to Noah the chance to get saved. The thing about God is that every time he did something (such as destroying the world) He ALWAYS gave warning and ALWAYS gave people a way out! Whether they listened was up to them.

  • Anonymous

    Actually, the Grand Canyon being a flood gorge is a lot more plausible than claiming a river existed for millions of years while the rest of the planet went through ice ages, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, etc.

  • Anonymous

    No, Jonah was a bigot. He only hated Ninevites.

  • Craig Dickinson

    Have you seen a relief map of the entire great basin, which the Grand Canyon is just a small part of? Did you know that canyons can be formed in a very short period of time (weeks) if a cataclysmic event occurred? Do you think the great flood can be that event? Sometimes “you people” have such closed minds because you believe so strongly in science.

  • Tiffany T

    Creator is just a title as well. Why are people so afraid to say his name? Jehovah , or Yehweh whichever appeals to you. But at least try to give God the dignity he deserves.

  • Anonymous

    Did you read the same review I did? I didn’t see any political motive there….sounds like the movie is just dumb…

  • Rob Wolgemuth

    If God is perfect then why would he have regret? Owned.

  • johndubya

    “he’s basically a jerk”

    I’m sure you must realize how offensive that statement is and how much you are misrepresenting God to people. One cannot read the entire Bible, cover to cover, understanding how God interacts with humans, and make an utterly foolish comment like that. Wow.

  • johndubya

    I absolutely deplore the environmentalist agenda in movies, and I will choose not to see this in theaters just because of that. No way I’m giving money to make them think I support their agendas. Maybe I’ll Redbox it…if I’m really bored.

  • Michael Nathan Mitchell

    Wait. You just pointed out that both The Creator and God are titles. How would The Creator be more respectful?

  • Rob Wolgemuth

    Craig thanks for the respectable rebuttal. I am somewhat religious but I do trust science very well, and the evidence is overwhelming. We never uncover any layers in the sediment that suggest animals were climbing to the surface to survive a flood, ever. Which means that, at least there, it didn’t happen. This is not even mentioning the impossibility of the task that Noah was given to save even the dinosaurs? And frgough don’t tell me about the ice ages and earthquakes you think the earth went through without even acknowledging that it’s been doing that or millions if not billions of years. Did the Bible tell you about the ice ages or was that science?

  • Anonymous

    Because He is the one and only Creator, but there are many gods. He is the one and only true God, His name is Yahuweh- Yod Heh Vav Heh, YHWH.

  • Anonymous

    Yahuweh- Yod Heh Vav Heh, YHWH. Yes you’re right Tiffany :)

  • Steven Jackson

    I think the most important part of this article is up toward the top, where Glenn says that he had based his opinion off of someone else’s review, not having seen it himself. What everyone is doing here is now basing their opinions off of Beck’s review…Having not seen it themselves. A review like this should only serve to set your expectations going into actually seeing the movie, which I am thankful for, so that I don’t anticipate a good rendition of Noah’s Ark.

  • Candy Kriegel

    Genesis 6:1-4 talks about what you’re referencing. It has been strongly suggested by a few Christian theologians that maybe folklore about people like Hercules came about because of children that were born in unions between humans and angels ie: nephilim.
    Rock people, though…? Neverending Story did rock people. They shouldn’t be anywhere in any movie “based” on Scripture.

  • Crassus

    I hated Star Wars and Indiana Jones so I guess that means that I’ll hate Noah too.

  • Rob Wolgemuth

    Considering bible thumpers are always claiming the allegorical lesson of a story is transcendent of its historical authenticity, you all are doing a lot of angry complaining about the movie not reflecting exactly what you wanted it to. And of course if they disagree with you on climate change (affecting God’s greatest gift to our known universe in planet Earth) makes it anti-God. It’s interesting though because these types of criticisms are the exact same ones you can’t handle from atheists.

  • Candy Kriegel

    The problem is that the people behind making this movie aren’t concerned with making an accurate movie. They’re concerned with making a profit.

  • Candy Kriegel

    The original text is in Hebrew, not English. I strongly doubt “regret” is an accurate translation, but it might be “close enough.”
    God is perfect. IF he has regrets, his regrets are not nearly on the same par as our regrets. He makes no mistakes. No one does anything he doesn’t know is already going to happen. You can’t be omniscient and omnipotent if you can create people that you can’t control, or know what they’re going to do.

  • Anonymous

    Of course he loves people, that’s why he saved Noah and his family – the only people he loved because they showed worship to GOD! GOD knows the thoughts of everyone, he knew the others would mock Noah and that’s why he built the ark to fool the rest of humanity. Same thing happens today, JESUS is being preached everywhere, yet, hardly anyone listens, that’s why sin is everywhere, just look at the homos all over the world not to mention the rest of sinful acts such as witch craft, murders, theft, etc.

    GOD is angry alright – HE IS PISSED. That’s the reason this earth is reserved for the FIRE which will MELT everything you see on earth.

  • Morgan

    Well, I wasn’t going to waste my time, but if it’s pro-environmentalism, I’m there. I WILL wait to rent the DVD though.

  • Morgan

    Naw, it’s the anti-environmentalists who are “destroying the Earth.” Y’,know, guys like those KochSuckers.

  • MYNYM

    Because the existence of redemption, love and grace based on imperfections can be incorporated in a work of art that is perfect. If God took your view, then you probably wouldn’t exist.

  • Morgan

    Well, it winds up being a LOT truer than pseudo-religion science!

  • Morgan

    Welcome to life on Earth. Make it count!

  • MYNYM

    Off hand, this sounds like the Talmudic version of scriptures… replete with ideas about the golem (“stone people”) and other rabbinic tales added to the actual Bible.

  • Morgan

    YAHWEH SUCKS. Yep, it’s true, and nothing you can EVER say will make that any less true (if you go by the OT, that is).

  • Anonymous

    Glenn, I agree with one exception. Jonah hated people. He hated them so much he fled from God and was swallowed by a whale. Just wanted to throw that in.

  • http://bane-tech.com/ Joshua Bane

    Haven’t seen the movie yet. But what attracts me about the movie is it is not the felt board happy go lucky bible story we were told as kids. Do you really think this stuff was so fluffy as how we tell it? God restarted the earth. It was not a pretty scene. I don’t see how Glenn’s version of Noah is legit. Makes Noah sound like a pansy. to build an ark would more than likely require a hoss for the job. IDK.. Yet again I am not counting on this movie as being 100% biblical. Since when can people agree on how to interpret the bible anyways.

  • Guest

    Follow Glenn’s lead and see it for yourself and gain your own opinion, rather than basing off of someone else’s view.

  • Candy Kriegel

    If you think God is a jerk, then you do not know God.
    Trying to understand a faith you aren’t a part of is like trying to study personality with only corpses available to you.

  • Steve

    Well it would help to understand the what the Bible actually says.
    Google search E.W. Bullinger and Appendix 25 and 26. You’ll find that
    Noah was not perfect in the sense of doing everything right but was
    perfect as in pure genetically. He wasn’t corrupted by the fallen angels
    that had come down and had offspring with humans. God wasn’t destroying
    humans, he was destroying the offspring of the angels and humans, a
    completely different species. When you understand that, everything makes
    sense.

  • Angelina Skalkeas

    Um, Sir…They found Noah’s ark, on a mountain top in Turkey. And since every major civilization around the world has a flood story, we as scientists can surmise that something did happen (<—Cultural Anthropologist). Whether you believe in God or not isn't the point for this conversation. Scientists can't dis-prove a boat on a mountain top, or do you have an answer for that as well Sir? You see Mr. Wolgemuth, there is prove, but I'm curious; Where is this scientific proof that the story didn't happen?

    Oh, one more thing Mr. Wolgemuth… If you don't like Glenn Beck so much, why read this article? When all it does is stir up anger, resentment, and juvenile name calling. I suggest two things Sir, (Not that you have to take them): 1.)Check your scientific facts before you post them for all the world to see. And 2.) Just let people believe what they want, in the end in won't effect you and perhaps without all that anger and resentment you'll find out that Christians aren't as stupid and evil as you thought.

  • Ian Harac

    I’m not sure how you can read the entire Bible, cover to cover, and NOT conclude that Yahweh is a terminal asshat. If he did exist, no one sane would worship him. When called on his asshattery (as in Job) his response is “Hey, I’m more powerful than you, I made the whole universe, so you don’t get to demand I tell you why I do things!” You’d think a cosmic entity of infinite power would have a better reply than “Because I said so!”, but, nope.

    Please note that in the flood under discussion, he killed *everyone* other than those on the Ark. This included children, who could not possibly be held morally accountable for the sins of their parents. Further, as the creator of mankind, and one who (unlike mere humans) cannot make errors or miscalculations, created all the flaws which led to the world becoming so messed up he couldn’t stand to look at it any more and just wanted to wipe the canvas clean and start over. All creators are responsible for the failures of their creations, but only God can’t say, “Well, I didn’t know any better when I did this, I’ll try again next time.”

  • Susan Sheppard

    If only we could do so without paying. I and everyone else buy our tickets so we can see whether it’s a good movie; Hollywood decides it must be a good movie because of all the tickets bought. Therefore we must want more of the same.

  • Anonymous

    Th rock people are the nephilim.

  • Ian Harac

    “Trying to understand a faith you aren’t a part of is like trying to study personality with only corpses available to you.”

    So you do not criticize, comment on, or analyze any religion, other than the one you happen to believe? If so, how do you know yours is the right one? You must be able to understand religions well enough to reject them (that, understand a faith you’re not a part of ), or you can’t choose a faith at all. (Given the thousands of religions on Earth, I will not accept that you’ve been a believer in all of them, one after the other, so that you could understand them.)

    I’d say the reverse is true: Only those outside a faith have the objectivity needed to criticize it. This is why we don’t let family members sit on juries where their kin are on trial; we know that, as a species, we are not capable of judging things we are too close to.

  • Tami S. White

    I think if someone Is going to make a movie out of a story in the Bible then i think they should stay with the story. The original story would have been very exciting

  • Guest

    Free would be nice for sure. But I don’t mind investing a seed that could possibly lead someone to the Lord. God can use this movie.

  • BlueMN

    Now they know how I felt when the movie “Thor” came out.

  • Elena Ramirez

    The whole point of the story of Noah from the Bible, is that God punished sin. He destroyed mankind, for its sins against Him. Noah was a faithful man, a man who obeyed God. This is why God used him, to gather all of creation, two by two, to be spared in the ark. God is not mocked folks. Even now, God has warned us, that we are to turn from sin, and seek Him. He has given us Jesus Christ, so we can be spared, but don’t make the mistake of not taking God to heart in this. Yes, God is loving kind, and merciful, but He does not flip flop. He made a promise, according to His holy word, and He will return, and yes take vengeance on those who disobeyed him. Hollywood made a big mistake, by not giving a true account of this story. But they will also stand before God, for this. Read your King James Bible, turn from sin. Maybe you don’t believe in God, but He believes in you. And turn from sin, turn from the ways of the world. Yes God, will come back. And every one will see Jesus, in the clouds, returning. Read a good King James Bible. I was once one of those who did not believe. But God is REAL! And I implore you for your own soul, seek God. I wrote a book, about HOW TO HAVE FAITH. It is on Smashwords. I can help you, find your faith, but whatever way you choose, don’t let this message go by without knowing God does punish sin. He will return, and even if you do not believe, you will stand before God, and be judged. For the sake of your own soul, see truth.

  • Anonymous

    Think is, Glenn;s opinion isn’t just anybody’s opinion. I value his opinion. The man’s been right on just about everything else.

  • Rick Bladderfish

    Yeah Glenn, bottom line after everything is said and done, it sounds like all the other liberals in Hollywood, that they are trying to make the story of Noah , just another Fantasy, fairytale type thing..if you catch my drift. In other words.. just like all the Atheists ect… try to force everyone to believe that all stories in the Bible are just more fairytale’s … they are just attempting to be deceptive in their approach. Thanks a million for sharing this review with us. Take care… and watch your backs my friend.

  • Anonymous

    Well, you’re made out of a rib, so it can’t be that much of a stretch.

  • Anonymous

    I don’t know how much God could use this movie. LOL….. How about seeing “A Christmas Candle.” Did you see it this Christmas? Now that’s a movie God can use.

  • Fat Lip

    Hollywood ? this is a wonderful place for religion no matter what faith .
    Great role models on every corner.

  • Anonymous

    hahaha It is so funny that liberals think they can play with the bible. Oh by the way good attempt at trying to get conservatives to abandon their Ideals and support this movie.

    I personally think Glen beck needs to do a regular feather of movie reviews because he has saved me a bunch of money so far keeping me away form crappy liberal drivel. .

  • Anonymous

    The Son of God sure got angry! He threw over the tax man’s table and yelled, “You have made my house a den of thieves!”

  • johndubya

    Why do you feel the freedom to be so insensitive and mean-spirited? Why is it so many feel this ability when it comes especially to Christianity? Some will object on logical, philosophical, or other grounds but are at least respectful. You and many others are simply rude and disrespectful. I don’t understand it.

  • BlueMN

    If God is perfect, and he made man in his image, then why would he have to kill almost all the people he created? It seems to me a “perfect” god would have that sorted out from the get-go.

  • Fat Lip

    Remember rock people don’t breath ? OR do we?

  • Anonymous

    Actually their plan was to make a movie that would retell the biblical Noah story to bring in the conservatives then twist the story in such a way as to present their twisted views as part of Gods plan. This story unfortunately will kill the careers of several of these actors

  • landofaahs

    Do I plan to watch it? I’ll answer 3 times: No uh, No uh, No uh.

  • johndubya

    Well, at least it is now clear that I read it and conclude God is not a jerk, but you do. But I choose to be respectful, while you do not.

    Your explanations show a great lack of the understanding of the character of God. There are an innumerable amount of articles and books written about the justice and mercy of God and how both exist and how he has right to both. There is no reason for me to go into this here, but there are excellent and logical explanations of these issues, which set my mind at ease. I understand your position, but it has been discussed for centuries, and there are plenty of good counterpoints.

  • Elena Ramirez

    The whole point of the story of Noah from the Bible, is that God punished sin. He destroyed mankind, for its sins against Him. Noah was a faithful man, a man who obeyed God. This is why God used him, to gather all of creation, two by two, to be spared in the ark. God is not mocked folks. Even now, God has warned us, that we are to turn from sin, and seek Him. He has given us Jesus Christ, so we can be spared, but don’t make the mistake of not taking God to heart in this. Yes, God is loving kind, and merciful, but He does not flip flop. He made a promise, according to His holy word, and He will return, and yes take vengeance on those who disobeyed him. Hollywood made a big mistake, by not giving a true account of this story. But they will also stand before God, for this. Read your King James Bible, turn from sin. Maybe you don’t believe in God, but He believes in you. And turn from sin, turn from the ways of the world. Yes God, will come back. And every one will see Jesus, in the clouds, returning. Read a good King James Bible. I was once one of those who did not believe. But God is REAL! And I implore you for your own soul, seek God. I wrote a book, about HOW TO HAVE FAITH. It is on Smashwords. I can help you, find your faith, but whatever way you choose, don’t let this message go by without knowing God does punish sin. He will return, and even if you do not believe, you will stand before God, and be judged. For the sake of your own soul, see truth.

  • BlueMN

    Ricky Gervais version is better.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z8dDqX64FRw

  • Roger Womack

    Glenn ,there is no proof that the stories in the bible are true so the film makers are able to take creative license !

  • Anonymous

    Samantha

    your reply…….love it.

  • Roger Womack

    C’mon its just a story for pete’s sake !

  • Deckard426

    Today, Noah could not get a building permit soon enough to avoid the flood.

  • Roger Womack

    So it should be just fine for us independents !There is no proof a flood of this magnitude ever happened and there just is not enough water either in the air or in the ground or or in all the oceans for a flood like this !

  • Roger Womack

    I’ll take Glenn’s opinion on most any subject but not on phony religious beliefs !

  • Roger Womack

    Cannot imagine a world any worse than the one we have !

  • Roseline Moniz

    Well here go again another example of why it is not good to take God out of things.

  • Kalyna Sheaf

    GOD can use it but HE won’t because there is no biblical bases at all in it.

  • Guest

    Personally I don’t put limitations on God and what He can do or will do.

  • Anonymous

    Tht’s your OPINION that they are phony.

  • Sean Chambers

    David you seem to be quite the fool. I have read your ideas elsewhere, and while you seem to be educated you lack any kind of wisdom. It is virtually impossible to be wise without intelligence, while many like you continue to prove education does not breed wisdom.

    Baz Luhrmann’s story of Romeo and Juliet was at least Romeo and Juliet. I am sure it was hard for anyone at Paramount or most any pundit of the Bible to read the whole book of Genesis or The Bible for fear you/they may actually learn something, or have to give an accurate portrayal of the God of the Old Testament. Not just the Christian’s account, but the Israelites account of God as well. It seems even Mohammad read the Torah, why he wants to kill all the Israelites is another story. So when you have read The Bible you can speak of it, how is that David? Or wait are you the guy in order to save time bases all your ideas and beliefs on others beliefs rather then doing your due diligence to give a candid personal thought based on real facts you have personally learned?
    PS Been in any good street Melee’s lately?

  • Boo2

    In your mind, Roger, there’s no proof.

  • Boo2

    The last movie I paid to see in a theatre was Schindler’s List. If & when Noah comes out on DVD….nah!

  • RedMeatState

    I”ll wait ’til it’s out on Netflix to be disappointed.

  • Jason Clark

    Agree with you for the most part Glenn. Have to say though your comment “No prophet of God hates people.”

    Jonah hated (maybe not all people) but at the very least the Ninevites. That is why he ran. He wanted to seem them destroyed but knew that if he went to Nineveh that they would repent.

    Otherwise good review.

  • Anonymous

    The movie “Noah” will be on HBO in a few months so wait for it, if you don’t like it you can change channels, that’s what I plan on doing. Ha

  • Anonymous

    No actually the nephilim are the offspring of fallen angels and human women. They are where the giants came from but they were not rock people.

  • Anonymous

    It’ll go to DVD inside a month I reckon.

  • John Gallion

    Sadly, I have read some good “Noah”-based fictional novels and they would have made a far, far better film that this turkey – not only because they are bibically-based, but they are just plain better stories! Hollywood is clueless! What else would you expect from a gaggle of reprobates and atheists? I hope they choke on the big $$$ loss!

  • Marv Ack

    The stories in the Bible have theological points to make. That’s why they are in the Bible in the first place. The Bible is a book of theology, in case you were not aware.

  • Jayne Nielsen

    I saw previews and wasn’t impressed. And quite honestly it doesn’t take a crystal ball to figure out what type of movie this was going to turn out to be….either anti-Christian and/or Godless. It was made in Hollywood by Hollywood for Hollywood and they will NEVER turn out an authentic pro-Jesus, pro-life, Christian movie. NEVER!

  • Anonymous

    “There is no proof of a flood of this magnitude…” ? If it rained really hard for 40 days and nights everything would be under water.

  • Boo2

    And that will be your excuse when you stand before God & He asks you why should I let you into my Heaven?? Oh boy. Wouldn’t want to be you.

  • John

    They invited him.

  • Anonymous

    “A fool and his money are soon parted.” “Investing”….HA!

  • Anonymous

    Ziusudra says hi.

  • http://youhavetobethistalltogoonthisride.blogspot.com/ keyboard jockey

    It seems like they could have used more input before they made the movie instead of after the fact.

  • jesusknight

    There is no scripture saying Noah was angry at humankind. He preached to them, tried to reason with them, he wanted to save them as well as his family. That sounds like compassion to me, not anger or hate.

  • Anonymous

    I guess it will have to wait till it comes out in Vudu…what a bummer but not surprising. I think that maybe it was based more on Utnapishtim…still a bummer though.

  • Morgan

    Well, you have to GIVE respect to get it. Becktard and his fellow idiots get what they have coming.

  • stagarms

    Glen, love you but loose those hipster glasses…really…please, loose them and get some serious glasses. Please….

  • Anonymous

    God gave man free-agency. With that we can prove ourselves worthy to inherit the Kingdom of God. Everyone gets a chance at it. If God sorted us out before we had the chance to prove ourselves, then he would cease to be just, and therefore perfect.

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=72EnfFysPFE Connor

    Tell you what I will make a movie turning Obama into Jew hating Nazis gay thug that beats children. What is the matter Fine Toiletry according to your logic rewriting a story for propaganda is perfectly fine.

  • Anonymous

    “No proof that the stories in the bible are true”

    Of course.

    But, how do you explain the discovery of Ninevah in 1847 by Austin Henry Laird, and the 20,000+ clay tablets from the library of Ashurbanipal that corroborate many if not all of the “stories” of the old testament, including wars, king lists, and lines of succession?

    What about the discovery of all but one of the cities of the “shin’ar” empire?

    So, are you saying that these massive archeological discoveries don’t exist, and are just fictional stories created by the religious right to justify belief in the Bible?

    Or, could it be, now I am going out on a limb here, that you really have no clue what you are talking about?

  • Anonymous

    It is not putting limits ON GOD for His people to follow His example and practice discernment.

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=72EnfFysPFE Connor

    No they are not read the Bible they were flesh and blood not made of rock.

  • vforba

    why should we waste our good money supporting bad movies in Hollywood?

  • Anonymous

    Clearly, Roger, you haven’t studied much natural science!

  • vforba

    Go and see God’s Not Dead! Now there is a movie worth viewing and will plant many seeds. It’s not a good idea to recommend a movie that is full of lies especially if you want it to plant seeds.

  • Anonymous

    Interesting, Roger. What you call “phony religious beliefs” have been accepted as Truth for most of human history. When you are alone in the dark, trying to fall asleep at night, do you ever wonder “What if it is TRUE?” Where you will spend Eternity rests on how you answer that question. Evolution requires faith, too. What or who do you choose to trust with your eternity?

  • Anonymous

    But Atheists ignore archeological evidence when it doesn’t suit their ideology.

    This is why I can’t take Atheists seriously; they make claims that whole cities are mythological creations of madmen, and yet, these cities all exist, mostly intact, with corroborating records of the exact same stories in the bible. I don’t know how anyone can say that the bible is fiction when there are literally mountains of evidence “cut in stone” that prove otherwise.

    I think atheists should start reading books instead of trying to get them banned, quite frankly.

  • rae palmer

    The Bible doesn’t say Jonah hated people. The Ninevites were evil, violent, abhorrent, pagan people. They would post the heads of enemies on stakes to scare away any who dared oppose them. Jonah likely feared the people of Ninevah, as well as feeling angry with them for their violent ways, but that does not mean he hated people. Jonah was no different than us when we see the violence and hatred of certain cultures toward us, and we wish for judgment and calamity to happen to them….especially when they are the ones responsible for the deaths of friends, relatives, and countrymen. That doesn’t mean we hate all people, it means we are responding out of pain and hurt, as well as fear for the potential of more carnage.

  • Anonymous

    Morgan, you have no clue what YahWeh is,or what “he” represents; in fact, YahWeh isn’t even mentioned in the early part of the Bible, *Elohim* is the term used.

    So, before you spout off, get your facts straight. It is really annoying me.

  • rae palmer

    The Bible doesn’t say Jonah hated people. The Ninevites were evil, violent, abhorrent, pagan people. They would post the heads of enemies on stakes to scare away any who dared oppose them. Jonah likely feared the people of Ninevah, as well as feeling angry with them for their violent ways, but that does not mean he hated people. Jonah was no different than us when we see the violence and hatred of certain cultures toward us, and we wish for judgment and calamity to happen to them….especially when they are the ones responsible for the deaths of friends, relatives, and countrymen. That doesn’t mean we hate all people, it means we are responding out of pain and hurt, as well as fear for the potential of more carnage. Same goes for Jonah.

  • Boo2

    I do believe your comment should be to Roger.
    I myself believe the Bible IS God’s infallible Word! There are no mistakes in the Bible because every word, every jot and every tittle are true and real and pure!
    My comment was in answer to Roger’s comment and it referenced that there’s not much in Roger’s mind.

  • Anonymous

    I love how the trailer says “Witness the untold story”

  • Anonymous

    Oh for pete’s sake…if you were any dumber, you;d be one of those “rock people”.

  • Anonymous

    REGRET:

    verb: feel sad, repentant, or disappointed over (something that has happened or been done, esp. a loss or missed opportunity).

    noun: a feeling of sadness, repentance, or disappointment over something that has happened or been done.

    “Regret” is not necessarily synonymous with “mistake” or “imperfection”.

    Owned.

  • Betty Barnard

    Thanks Glenn for the word! We were planning to see it, but not now! They can have it!!!

  • johndubya

    Do you see what you did there? You took your feelings toward someone else and applied them to every person you FEEL is associated. What a horrible way to treat people. I could care less about Beck. I came here for the review to see what he says. And you should look back at this discussion and find that you and Ian started the whole thing off by being so disrespectful. So while you may FEEL that Beck is disrespectful, is that really a wise way to live to then be disrespectful to millions of other people by mocking their beliefs?

  • Anonymous

    Glenn makes a restaurant analogy for whether people will like this movie, which I think is appropriate. A person may think one restaurants is great, and another may think that same restaurant stinks. Same with this movie, some people will think it’s great. But Glenn seems to have it out for this movie, mostly for religious reasons. Otherwise, he wouldn’t be talking about it. It may do well.

  • Anonymous

    No it hasn’t. The flood actually happened. Immediately after the last ice age, there was a flood in eastern africa, the middle east, and asia minor. The geological record supports this.

    I am baffled by people making these claims. The flood happened, and it was the result of a massive glacier breaking off of Antarctica and crashing into the Indian ocean.

    Are you a denier of geology?

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  • steve

    Gods keeping score and Liberals will get everything they got coming to them. The Good… the Bad….
    and the ugly ….

  • Sea Rock

    … Glenn you forgot to apply Saul Alinsy (the ‘Delphi Technique’) to what is being done …

    Bezmenov on demoralization in America
    As posted at … https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qlpODYhnPEo

  • Anonymous

    What are you talking about? Those “layers” were found in eastern africa and asia minor. I mean, there are whole cities STILL under water that may have existed during the last ice age. There are cities in the Caribbean that date back 8,000-12,000 years, and are completely submerged.

    You have all of your facts mixed up. There are 4 reported ice ages, and the last one was approx 13,000 years ago, and there was a catastrophic end to it because as the planet warmed huge chunks of ice crashed into several oceans, most notably the indian ocean, creating deluges that every traditional, indigenous culture talks about in their “myths”.

  • steve

    God is coming back and he is Pissed off !!!

  • Anonymous

    It was directed to Roger. Disqus can be a little screwy sometimes…

  • steve

    Hope u all have a nice trip !!!

  • beartooth777

    someone call phil cooke and charisma news

  • Bishop

    I like Glen and I am a Christian, well educated on the Bible. I don’t know if the movie will be good or not, but after reading Glens take I can see where Glen took the traditional misconceived notion of what Noah or a prophet is. It’s obvious Glen knows very little scientifically about the Bible or it’s historical characters. Prophets were not anything like traditional Christianity purports, nor was Jesus for that matter. Traditional Christians, like our beloved Glen, would have also crucified Christ for being a lunatic because He didn’t come as they (or the Jews) preconceived He would!!! A relationship to Christ is more valuable in every area of life than anything, but traditional Christianity has done much to damage, if not destroy, that truth. Don’t know if the movie is good but don’t take Glens misguided word for it, see it and judge for yourself.

    Bishop Martyn

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=72EnfFysPFE Connor

    I think it is more like he did not like the people he was called to talk to.

  • Anonymous

    Beck review or not, I was not going to see the Hollywierd secular version of a biblical tale……………..at least until it is a Sunday Night Movie Spectacular on TV……….and maybe not then.

  • Anonymous

    i was excited to see alexander, and the 300, and eventually walked away, with major disappointment!!! i don’t know if i can sit through this one!!! the way hollywood is going now, a movie about stalin, would make him look like the good humor man!!!

  • Roger Womack

    Why worry about something that never existed !

  • JohnB

    If the mountains collapsed into the ocean depths, the water level would be enough to cover lowlands. Mountains result from volcanoes and or the collision of land masses driving up subsurface rock crust plates. In lowlands where there are no mountains such as deserts, we see sand, salt and burried sea type fossils and ocean bottom evidence. Works for me. It is obvious to everyone but you that the highest mountains of the era were not all that high, or when the deep earth opened to

    release it’s trapped waters, that something would have to fall in to fill the void.

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=72EnfFysPFE Connor

    Well so this sounds like the one Russell Crowe movie I will not see. A pity they could not make a Noah movie that was not full of B.S. and here I thought the environmentalism was going to be the problem.

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=72EnfFysPFE Connor

    I felt the same way about 300. The most inaccurate movie of all time.

  • Roger Womack

    At one time in our very early history the planet was mostly water but not all of it .

  • Roger Womack

    There is not enough water for that to happen !

  • jesusknight

    There was back then..

  • BlueMN

    Ignores the point that he could’ve made us “perfect” to begin with and skipped all the genocide stuff altogether, no need to be “just” or “prove” anything. Serious design flaw if you ask me.

  • Roger Womack

    Just as they are Glenn’s beliefs and yours .6 billion could say they believe in something but that does not make it true !

  • Steven Wells

    If this movie doesn’t follow the Holy Bible, it does not deserve to be associated with it at all. It is just another idiot idea that Hollywood used to make the Word of God into fiction. Those involved in it’s creation will answer for it someday soon.

  • Roger Womack

    Truth only by those that believe in such things .

  • Rachael G

    No, he did not (according to canonical sources). The Bible never mentions that. What source are you referring to?

  • Roger Womack

    Nope !

  • Roger Womack

    that won’t happen !

  • Eric Sandquist

    I think he was really looking for the movie Galaxy Quest for his rock people…

  • Todd Clemmer

    There are over 200 cultures with flood stories.

  • suzq

    Well I have heard enough from various sources to know that I won’t waste hard earned money on this movie. I probably won’t even watch it when it’s free. It doesn’t matter what the movie, if enough reviews are negative it lets me know I at least want to wait until it’s free so I don’t throuw hard earned money down the drain.

  • westcoastassassin

    The earth is 70 percent water dude, and that’s not counting the precipitation in the air. If the polar ice caps were to completely melt, kiss it goodbye.

  • Anonymous

    Your argument is that there is not enough water? God created the planets and the universe. He caused it to rain 40 days and 40 nights. Do you really think God could not rid the world of excess water that he created?

  • mike

    Then explain the fossils all over the world. Even on mountain’s

  • Anonymous

    This is what happens when people who don’t know or care about God try to make a movie about God.

  • Anonymous

    Thanks Glenn! Movie makers today just have to, HAVE TO, use CGI to create totally ridiculous animated life. The Trees in “Ring” was bad. The “Rock people”, have been used before and it is always a flop.Not much more advanced than an episode of “Star Trek” the TV show. Or a ’50s Goazzillaa fighting flaming turtles.
    If the trees and rocks can’t walk around and speak in really low toned voices, the movie loses points.

  • Anonymous

    In today’s climate one can not expect Hollywood to be faithful to the Biblical stories.

    I had already planned to not see it. And that was based upon the commercials for it. Glenn’s review just confirms it.

  • Anonymous

    Everything except for God has a beginning. That is how I know evolution is false. When is the last time you seen a bang come out of nothing?

  • Hugh Jass

    Just tell your daughter you are going to see some movie called, “Hoan & The Rock People.”

  • Anonymous

    OBAMA …. THE GREATEST DISASTER SINCE GOD CREATED … IN THE BEGINNING —- NO LIE.

  • SKIP

    Who says it happened on this planet and the ark may well have been a huge spaceship bringing people (as food stuffs) to the ranch for extraterrestrial carnivores. And if Noah and his famBly were white, how do we account for blacks? Nothing in genetics or evolution could cause blacks and their pathologies.

  • Anonymous

    Actually, take a look at this book “In the Beginning: Compelling Evidence for Creation and the Flood” by Dr Walt Brown. It is an interesting read, regardless of whether you accept its premises it is an interesting review of the sciences.

  • SKIP

    Tell god that he must let you in because not to do so DAT WUT BE RACISSSSSSSSSSS…Seems to work here in Amurkistan/Amerifrica

  • SKIP

    Because if one studies science, genetics or other such disciplines, one would see the disparate impact on blacks and we can’t have the truth getting out now CAN WE?

  • harryhardy8594@yahoo.com

    Well, thats it for me, I and my Family wont see the stupid movie. what a waste of 100 million. hope it burns their butt.

  • SKIP

    The solution to our problems is NOT in the ballot box, it is in the ammo box and pine box for politicians and criminals…WAIT! I said criminals twice because that is what politicians are, CRIMINALS and TRAITORS and race baiters.

  • Anonymous

    If Hollywood would make a Biblically accurate movie, they would do as well as Ben Hur, The Passion and the Left Behind Movies. Nothing angers christians more than a movie that lies about our beliefs. It is stupid to insult the very people you are trying to reach.

  • Anonymous

    At $9 a ticket and $5 a popcorn – we have to rely on somebody’s opinion….I’ll wait for the TV version.

  • spockmckoy

    they are more colonial glasses…

  • Anonymous

    There is no proof a flood of this magnitude ever happened….there absolutely is proof…you just haven’t taken the time to look for it. apologeticspress.org / Creation.com / answersingenesis.org – search for flood and learn….

  • Anonymous

    If non believers and those who despise Christians and their beliefs try to demean and profit at the same time, you know it is a movie to be avoided.

  • Anonymous

    And don’t forget the opening of the “fountains of the great deep” not to mention hat the world was different then – Everest for instance did not exist until after the flood. Just for fun get Noah’s Ark: A Feasibility Study from answersingenesis.org and learn a little.

  • Anonymous

    Actually – it all went into the new oceans as the mountauins rose and the seafloor sank.

  • Brandon Neubert

    I watched Ben-Hur for the first time last night. If there ever was a true religious epic, or epic of any kind, it was Ben-Hur. Definitely one of the most faith promoting films I have ever seen.

    They just don’t make them like they used too. #LawrenceOfArabia #TenCommandments #BenHur #Good-Honest-Films-That-Made-Sense

  • Robert

    If God could make the earth in 7 days he could make some rain, LOL.

  • Anonymous

    Actually, PHD Russell Humphrey, LSU, thinks it was once all water. Using that as a starting point and the 6000 year age, he has run the equations and correctly predicted the magnetic moments of Uranus, Neptune and Mercury, having his figures verified by NASA satellites. Google it and find the articles in Creation Magazine and at creation.com.

  • Mike Barnes

    I’ve seen the 1929 Michael Curtiz Noah’s Ark and there’s a lot there that is fictionalized, not in the Bible; just to add a romantic love interest and personal conflict mostly; the Biblical story is maybe the last 40 minutes of a WW1 “modern” story. But it certainly mentions God, Noah is a prophet, and its fairly reverent. How things have changed!

  • Robert Doell

    Glen is it really all about you again? How you are misrepresented and reviewed? You and I normally do NOT have access to preview a movie and I do NOT think it is necessary to eyeball everything myself. If someone has reviewed it for me, I evaluate the review and reviewer and decide from there. GLEN you do not need to see every thing yourself. If that were true then all of us would have to be fair and review it personally. That only benefits these creatures who disrespect our GOD, our LORD JESUS the Christ and our Christian faith. Did you speak to them about our outrage about that? GLEN BECK?

  • Mike Barnes

    Interesting, though, that every religious text of every faith references a great Flood. Something happened. My problem is a boat big enough to contain 2 of every species imaginable. And gathering them from every part of the world since many are not indigenous to the Middle East. Maybe there were a lot less then. But since all religious texts mention a great flood, there’s something inherently truthful about it.

  • Anne Johnston

    Well said Glenn, wasn’t going to see it anyway. This may be the only time that Noah’s Ark sinks.

  • Patti Sutton

    Imagine how good this movie COULD have been.

  • Anonymous

    It’s going to get a lot worse, Roger. The Scriptures in Matthew 24:21 say: For then there will be great tribulation [SUFFERING], such as has not been since the beginning of the world until this time, no, nor ever shall be.

  • Anonymous

    Wow! I don’t really want to experience the magnetic moments of Uranus, nor anyone else’s! I’m sorry; it was just too good to pass up. Yeah, I AM sophomoric!

  • George Boss Jr.

    Explain how sea fossils are found n the mountains? You must have some scientific knowledge that I am not aware of, so please be so kind to share your expertise.

  • Anonymous

    I bet a bang came out of the magnetic moment of Uranus! I PROMISE TO STOP!!!!!

  • Anonymous

    It’s all over the Bible, dude:

    • GOD (Prophet Samuel) kills King Saul for disobeying.
    • GOD prohibits Moises from entering the Promised Land.
    • GOD confuses the nation’s language at Babel.
    • GOD (Jesus) heavily accuses Israel’s Pastors (Pharisees).
    • GOD (Jesus) whips and kicks out the business people out of his House.
    • GOD (Revelation) shows John the WRATH coming to this evil earth.
    • GOD brings JUDGEMENT by FLOOD to the evil world during NOAH’s time.

    What else do I need to mention? Sodom and Gomorrah, Judas the Traitor, King Nebuchadnezzar, the Plagues over Egypt, etc.

  • josh

    If you would remain accurate to the first 8 chapters of Genesis you could make a real kick-a## movie. No need to vary from the story.

  • Anonymous

    I happen to like some of the roles RC plays and I think I will wander over and pays me
    loot and takes my chances…..

  • Rex Stevenson

    Noah is just the latest endeavor by liberal (atheist) Hollywood in its covert war against Christianity. The Obama administration and Hollywood have teamed up to attack and undermine traditional American family values and religious beliefs and to divide and destroy our great nation.

    Think about it. What makes America strong? Our unity!

    “One nation, under God, Indivisible” …. Get the picture?

    One nation: With amnesty and citizenship for 20 million illegals and their extended families, not to mention 240,000 Muslims from Somalia, Iraq, Syria, Palestine and Libya, who Obama has brought into our country by Executive Order under the pretext of being “political refugees,” whites will soon be the minority.

    Under God: We witness attacks on the Catholic Church and other Christian religions on a daily basis (today the DOJ told the US Supreme Court that abortion is not murder). Obama wants to remove “In God We Trust” from our money, and has already purged Christian military chaplains while recruiting Muslims. We can’t mention God or say prayers in public, and just yesterday the Vatican Supreme Court Chief Justice declared Barack Obama to be an enemy of all Christians.

    Indivisible: The Obama administration, supported by the Democrat Party and the mainstream media, have initiated Class, Religious, and Racial warfare in an effort to further divide our country by turning friend against friend, black against white, and demonizing those of us who work for a living.

  • Anonymous

    And he’d still be waiting for the building inspectors to show up.

  • Anonymous

    Think of it this way. No one can be a newborn and skip to their prime. We all have to “grow up”.

    Spiritually we are the same way. We mature by bringing ourselves to be more like God. God knew this and wanted us to be like him. So he devised a plan that would give us the opportunity to do so. So he gave us free-agency. Free-agency, of course, has it’s risks. We may choose to do good or to do evil. But this risky path is literally the only way to achieve becoming like God (that whole inheriting his kingdom and stuff).

    Satan on the other hand, he wanted everyone to be made “perfect”. It sounded nice but it was entirely impractical. He wanted to force everyone to be good. No choice allowed is what that means. But how could we progress without free-agency? We couldn’t. Basically we would have all been slaves to an non-god named Lucifer who would’ve called himself “God”.

    That’s why Satan was cast out of heaven. He not only wanted to dethrone God, But he also would’ve thwarted our ability to become like God…forever…as in for all time and eternity.

    Sorry for being all teachy-preachy but the stuff your talking about isn’t a design flaw in God’s plan. It’s merely just “what comes with the territory” because we have free-agency.

  • Edward Perkins

    Roger, you define God by your understanding of man. That’s like having somebody who created the wheel 3000 years ago explaining how the universe came about millions of years ago.
    Margaret Mead, a highly regarded anthropologist, found over 38 different historical accounts of the flood by 38 different ancient civilizations spread out over various continents. That should make you think there must have been a world flood. You should read the account of the flood in the scriptures. It talks about the water coming from above and from within the earth for 40 continuous days.

  • Anonymous

    From Glenn’s review, it seems to me that this movie, among other agendas, pushes the agenda that the bible story is a fantasy or fairy tale. The purpose is to keep people ignorant from spiritual truth and to mock God.

  • marlene

    it’s not a true bibical story. beware and rememger revelation 22:18. the movie omitted G-d. portrayed the nephilim as the good guys – WTF? and portrayed noah’s son as not all having wives. the only reasons the writers et al said they’re more familiar with the bible than the rest of us are is to deceitfully lead us into the theater and increasing their money. don’t let any child watch this movie unless he has a complete understanding of the biblical story – and maybe not even then… I walked out – it sucked.

  • Anonymous

    Or wait until it comes out on RedBox instead of paying full price for a movie that may not be any good.

  • Edward Perkins

    Roger, are you saying you won’t check something out? Is that what a person interested in truth does? Or doesn’t truth exist? Try going to the top of a 40 story building and tell me that “truth / gravity” doesn’t exist and then prove it by jumping off.

  • Silent Political Yeoman

    “The opinion of a friend is better than the word of a professional critic.” Glenn Beck isn’t a professional movie critic, he’s merely a…political analyst, you could say. Therefore, his opinions on certain movies are quite helpful when trying to avoid crappy movies such as Hollow-wood’s portrayal of Noah.

  • Anonymous

    It’s a movie people, not a documentary. Certainly isn’t the first time the movie strayed from the book !!

  • ItalianScallion

    Its Hollywood , what do you expect.

  • Anonymous

    How come that in many cultures there are flood stories? Our earth is nothing more than a tiny “space-ship” floating in the big Universe. Many things could have happened in the past that the people of Noah’s time were not able to explain. But, something huge happened, or how else did different cultures in different parts of the world kept these flood stories of their ancestors alive?

  • Anonymous

    I was looking forward to seeing this movie…… sorry it’s not all that we thought it would be :(

  • Sahag Razmik Yemishian

    If Glenn is telling the truth no need to go and waste the time.

  • Anonymous

    Fail, try again. When you are joking the idea is to be funny. Throwing the word “Uranus” into a sentence does not make the joke funny, unless your’e 5 years old and love giggling like a school girl at funny words.

  • Anonymous

    Not going to argue religion with you. You are probably an atheiest…. So believe how you choose. I really don’t care.

  • Anonymous

    I found sea fossils in the mountains in Italy. The earth is ever changing and in the past million of years the upheavals in nature were tremendous. There are so many mysteries to be solved and I am sure not all will be answered in our life-time.

  • Anonymous

    Ya know, in the past, Holywood tried to stay true to written word in the bible. And those movies, were box office winners. So, what’s wrong with staying true to the bible for business reasons ? Even atheists have made movies that stayed true to the bible. After all, they worship the almighty buck above all else. Apparently, Holywood’s gone totally mad risking millions upon millions in a wasted adventure.

  • Paul Leanagahan

    Two points:

    A) Glenn Beck describing anything as “camp”. I mean, look at the waistcoat and the glasses.
    B) A Mormon laughing at someone else’s idea of religion.

  • Anonymous

    After finding out that God’s name wasn’t mentioned, I knew I didn’t want to see it, even more now that we just found out most of it wasn’t even biblcal.

  • Kit

    Glenn Beck has all the finer qualities of dog diarrhea.

  • Kit

    The bible is the greatest work of fiction ever vomited.

  • Kit

    You are an ignorant idiot. Science disproves the entire Noah fairy tale.

  • Anonymous

    The only thing useful about a liberal is toilet paper!

  • Kit

    Jesus H. Christ has there ever been a single intelligent zealot?

  • Kit

    You people are truly insane!

  • Kit

    You’re a liar.

  • Kit

    All of that and God still couldn’t give you an IQ above 70.

  • Anonymous

    the Creation Museum in Cincinnati, OH has created an ark on their grounds with scientific explanations along with Biblical explanations to the skeptic. This is a great museum.

  • parannoyed

    The thing is they’re not targeting Christians with this movie, who are now the minority of filmgoers. They’re targeting the new majority….atheists, agnostics and liberals. It will probably do very well.

  • David F Lanphere

    God Bless You, Elena!

  • parannoyed

    Faster than an Executive Order! More powerful than the I.R.S.! Able to leap the U.S. Constitution in a single bound! “Look! Up in the sky!” “It’s a bird!” “It’s a plane!” “It’s Usurperman!” … Yes, it’s Usurperman … strange visitor from another country, who came to America with powerful lies far beyond those of mortal men! Usurperman … who can change the course of a once-mighty nation, bend the law in his bare hands, and who, disguised as Barack Obama, community organizer for a great metropolitan city, fights a never-ending battle against truth, justice, and the American way!

  • David F Lanphere

    Mel Gibson would have done it correctly, and he could have still used the same actors.

  • Margie

    Not if……..Glenn is telling the truth. Don’t waste your time or money.

  • Sandee L.H.

    I’m with you Glenn…Noah was a good man…liberals cannot ever get the Bible right, because they just do not understand God, because they have not asked for God’s Gift of the Holy Spirit…then the Bible and God becomes clear…

    Genesis 6:8-10 But Noah found grace before the Lord.These are the generations of Noah: Noah was a just and perfect man in his generations, he walked with God. And he begot three sons, Sem, Cham, and Japheth.

  • Anonymous

    love you anyway

  • Margie

    Yes, Patti, I can imagine how good this movie COULD have been !!

  • Janet Q. Willingham

    I was equally disappointed in the Son of God for not stay to the scripture. The script was already written in the 4 gospels. All they had to do was assign actors to the characters to be played, yet they went out of their way to change the wording, scenes, even in scene one, that was not the way the Bible records the meeting, that incident, etc. and they continued all the way through the movie changing everything. Did they really think they could do better than God.. Did any of them READ the books. All the had to do was stay with the ORIGINAL SCRIPT=URE. I wonder if any read what God says about adding to and taking away from what HE has written???? I went to hear what the Bible had to say… It gives me a chance to discuss the Bible with my grandchildren and see what all what changed. In this movie.. Well, Jesus is the Son of God,the did get that

  • Boo2

    Nuff said. I don’t argue with unbelievers.

  • Anonymous

    To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. The fool hath said in his heart,There is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works,there is none that doeth good. Psalm 14:1

    Yeah, Ill take God’s word over your ignorance any day. You attack my intelligence but evolution has yet to be proven. Go ahead Mr. Smarty Pants, prove evolution to me. You are just like every other atheist, you attack me but you have no real substance. Those that know very little, use slander as a way to disguise their ignorance and lack of intelligence.

  • Karl Schneider

    Thanks Glenn! Now I have to see it to see how bad it is!

  • Anonymous

    I hope you’re going to wait for video. Maybe Instant-play on Netflix?

  • Jesse Barrow

    OK A) I find the beginning of your post highly offensive. I don’t care if you believe respect the beliefs of others. And B) I find it incredibly funny that the others are trying to have an intelligent conversation and all you are doing is insulting people and calling them liars. Same reason as (A) I don’t care if you agree or not respect others enough respond in a way that is not insulting, offensive, or aggressive.

  • Anonymous

    What a shocker! A Lib calling people names!
    My dearest kit, please point to the study that PROVES it didn’t happen.
    Shun the non-believer! Shun! Shuuuuuunnnnn!

  • Anonymous

    Shun the nonbeliever! Shun! Shuuuuunnnnn!

  • Anonymous

    So sad because the story of Noah is one of redemption, God’s love, God’s promise, God’s expectations of us, faith, obedience and it is just a wonderful story from the Bible that, if made by the right people, could have been an inspiring movie.

  • Anonymous

    I’ll wait until it’s free on tv Then I won’t be giving any money to Hollywood and I can turn it off if it goes against my beliefs.

  • Anonymous

    Oh, you, of little faith. There has been proof of a mighty flood by scientists, but I don’t need that. I know my God and if He wants to flood the earth, He can do it.

  • Anonymous

    Nope, you are wrong.

  • Anonymous

    Did you know before the great flood, it had never rained on earth? Things were watered by a mist that arose from the earth. How much faith did it take for Noah to build the ark while not knowing what rain was? I love the Noah story and cannot wait to meet him in heaven. God is great. Study the Bible. Your life will be changed.

  • Marcos Hardy

    Clear, concise, cogent argument. The clarity and intelligence that it reflects is what you never, or very seldom, see in a place like this. Makes me wander what a person like you doing in a place like this. Me? I come for the idiocies that the illiterate, that constitute the vast majority, write in here. It makes me laugh so hard that sometimes my sides hurt.

  • Anonymous

    Hahaha, giggling and laughing out loud at the rock creatures and the VP of Paramount looks over! Oh boy, this movie is a 150 million dollar albatross!

  • david

    Mr. Beck…..heard your radio Noah review…was wondering, when Noah was trying to kill his family, ..did he use a AR-15 ??….

  • Jaamoose

    Jesus H. – lighten up!

  • James Childress

    They can’t present an accurate film because they are not Christian and lack the understanding of the importance of not changing the message the story was telling us. The fallen angles in the physical form of Nephelim were willfully corrupting man’s genetic code and encouraged them to engage is all kinds of sins and living Godlessly. The end game was to prevent the plans of God to to send his son to be born into a human body to free man from the consequences of sin. Jesus had to be genetically pure and not tainted by the hydridized humans. It was necessary for God to wipe all but those who remained pure and Godly so that we could be saved. They could have made an excellent film including these facts, but that would anger the one whom they really serve as he badly lost that gambit. The film if made right would not have to be preachy but present the facts of the time and let the viewer decide what to take from it.

  • Jaamoose

    There is evidence of a large flood in Mesopotamia, a catastrophe for those who lived there, and saw most of what they knew as their world destroyed. That they made fables to help describe what happened should surprise no one.

  • Jaamoose

    Referencing Answers in Genesis fully and completely negates any point you were trying to make. There isn’t any close to proof of the Earth being covered with water in the time of man.

  • Jaamoose

    Wow – Disneyland has a talking mouse and dog – and they are more believable then that load in the Creation Museum!

  • Jaamoose

    If there has, they buried their intelligence under their dogma and their blind allegiance to myth.

  • Jaamoose

    No one can prove evolution to you, because you choose to be ignorant. To the open mind, evolution is obvious – to the closed mind, it’s poison.

  • Jaamoose

    Everest didn’t exist? What are you smoking?

  • Glennfriend67

    Thank you for saving me a great deal of money Glenn. Movies are so expensive nowadays and money’s too tight to mention. I’d rather they open “God’s not Dead” into wide release for us to enjoy. I’ve been hearing a LOT of good buzz about that movie!

  • Keith E. Knechtel

    Geology clearly shows a world wide flood event after the melting of the North American Ice Sheets around 12,000 bce. which raised sea levels 40ft over night and up to 400ft world wide over time.

    Oh and the Story of Gilgamesh dove tails a flood myth.
    Enjoy.

  • Jaamoose

    What you are alluding to is the problem – there is no scenario, however impossible, that the faithful can’t explain away through their faith. It’s convenient, because then you never have to consult reality, but that doesn’t make it factual.

  • Glennfriend67

    Um…Roger, you obviously haven’t read or studied history of any ilk, because modern scientists were able to prove conclusively that there WAS a catastrophic flood in that region at the time of Noah. It really helps to pick up a book once in awhile and put down your PlayStation joystick.

  • Jaamoose

    So what? There have been a lot of floods. And when a tribe sees all of they know of the world flooded, they think it’s a worldwide flood.

  • Glennfriend67

    Ooooo, WRONG! They proved it beyond a reasonable doubt. Helps to keep up with the ever-changing face of science, Kit. You’ve…..been BUNKED!

  • Glennfriend67

    I notice you give no examples. Of COURSE it can happen. How did you become such an expert to say there is not enough water? I’ll pray for you anyway,misguided being that you are,

  • Jaamoose

    The movie is a retelling of a myth – You don’t see people in a rant because Thor wasn’t accurate to original texts, or the like, but the Christonuts (and Islamic fundies) always get their shorts in a bunch if a particular retelling of their myth doesn’t comport to their views – I think it’s great that it’s different, it means that many people who see it will come to regard it as a retelling of a myth, and further distance more people from the yoke of religion.

  • jesusknight

    You wish… you have no clue. God opened up the waters of the heavens and the waters beneath the earth along WITH the rain to make it flood. There was PLENTY of water..

  • jesusknight

    Not just 2 of every clean animal species, also 7 each of every unclean animal as well.

  • Mathew Finch

    The last time that happened the Universe was created. Also, evolution requires no faith, as there is external, objective, observable evidence to support it.

  • Mathew Finch

    Except for the fact that the four Gospels are four different theological dissertations that only superficially take the form of stories. AS a result, there are several contradictions between the Gospels, especially between the Synoptic Gospels and John.

  • Anonymous

    As I have said many times, anytime the liberal, satan worshiping, money worshiping, atheist Hollywood is involved in a supposed bible movie it will be a mixture of truth and lies at best. These movies are not made for the purpose of inspiring people to believe in God or Jesus, they are made to confuse Christians and cause them to believe lies. Hollywood is run by gays and lesbians and other liberal democrats most of which are atheist, so how can we expect them to follow the bible and be truthful? We can’t, because their father satan WILL NOT LET THEM!! Pure lies are not dangerous to Christians because we can recognize them and rebuke them. But a mixture of truth and lies is a method that goes all the way back to the Garden of Eden as that is the method Satan used against Eve and still uses against us. Don’t support hollywood the media outlet for Satan.

  • jesusknight

    Famous evolutionist, Richard Lewontin wrote the following:
    ‘Our willingness to accept scientific claims that are against common sense is the key to an understanding of the real struggle between science and the supernatural. We take the side of science in spite of the patent absurdity of some of its constructs; in spite of its failure to fulfill many of its extravagant promises of health and life; in spite of the tolerance of the scientific community for unsubstantiated just-so stories; because we have a prior commitment, a commitment to.. wait for it.. materialism. It is not that the methods and institutions of science somehow compel us to accept a material explanation of the phenomenal world; on the contrary, we are forced by our prior adherence to material causes to create an apparatus of investigation, and a set of concepts that produce material explanations, no matter how mystifying to the uninitiated. Moreover, that materialism is absolute, for we cannot allow a Divine Foot in the door.’

  • Anonymous

    Um, guys? Like, seriously, you guys?

    The flood didn’t happen, okay? Noah wasn’t a real person. It’s just make-believe and that’s okay.

    Grow up.

    For Christ’s sake.

  • Lizard

    What about that gigantic boat relic in Turkey? On Mount Ararat. Coincidence? I think not.

  • Anonymous

    They’re made up, man.

  • Anonymous

    They’re millions of years old.

  • jesusknight

    for God “hath made of ONE BLOOD all nations of men, and hath determined the times before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation; That they should seek the Lord” (Acts 17:26-27).

  • Anonymous

    Why?

  • Anonymous

    you should check out this recent discovery in the transition zone of the mantle http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v507/n7491/full/nature13080.html They have discovered water in hydrous state (the water is bound into the olivine and ringwoodite in its base molecular form) the paper goes on to show that there is more water bound up in the transition zone than all the water on the surface of the earth.

    So if that “water” were to be released the total water on the surface of the earth would double. As the bible said God released the waters of the deeps (not the oceans in the strictest translation it means water from the depths of the earth) .

    This paper is not written by creationists it is in fact straight science.

  • jesusknight

    The god of this age has blinded the minds of unbelievers, so that they cannot see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God. –2 Corinthians 4:4

  • jesusknight

    Not so! If the makers of the movie Lord of The Rings or any other movie from a popular book series had deviated wholesale from the actual story lines of the book, you betcha that he would have had to deal with LOADS of fans being quite angry that he could not get even the basic story right…

  • jesusknight

    No one should have a mind so open that their brains fall out.. or that their thinking becomes ineffective and good for nothing.

  • ken

    No. Actually, spending the money to go and see a movie is a luxury and when I do it I want to be entertained and feel I spent my money well. I can tell by Glenn’s description ( review) that I would not be entertained and quite possibly have my intelligence insulted. I don’t care to pay to have that done. I read reviews before I buy an appliance or a vehicle cause I don’t want to wish later I hadn’t bought it. I don’t spend the money to see this movie for the same reason .

  • ken

    Actually Roger there is a lot of proof but you do have to have an open mind and be open to that evidence and proof. As far as not enough water being available, do you really think that the GOD who created the heavens and the earth, can’t create ad much water as he wants to create? Really?

  • Shera

    I had bad feeling about this one from the first time I saw the preview. I know I won’t see it now. Thanks Glen!

  • Cool Ranch, Texas

    Despite the obstacles of increasingly centralized control, the West has become richer through the knowledge and genius unleashed by liberty.

  • Anonymous

    Lighten up folks. The idea of rock people in the movie proves that it is somewhat of a spoof movie. I bet the movie has some spectacular scenes and worthy entertainment, but, sadly, disappointed Glenn because it’s not what he expected or believes it should be. To each his own. I will defiitely go to see this spectacle, even if it doesn’t sit well with Glenn.

  • llcoolray3000

    Here’s all you need to know “directed by Darren Aronofsky, written by Aronofsky.” He has talent, but he’s not the first person I think of to script and direct an adaptation of a story from the Bible.

  • Anonymous

    Good review. Thanks. I will not be wasting my money on this hollyweird junk.

  • JohnB

    It probably already happened in the formation of the continents that used to be tied together as one landmass.  But even if not, the point is that the mass off the mountains, deposited in the oceans would cause the oceans to overflow and cover the lowlands.  There is plenty of water to accomplish that.  As for ‘millions of years’, I suspect that God is the great ‘antiquer’ making the new look old to confound those that see themselves as wise in the Science field.  Why?… because belief should be based on faith in the Word(s) of God, not on scientific proof.  In this era, scientist in large have set themselves against God trying to prove the evolution of all things animate and inanimate over billions of year.  Yet we see changes in the landscape in decades that point to massive changes in millenia, not millions.  And we see a lack of change in people that point to a creature that has not changed since the beginning of recorded history.  The Job of science is to make life better and part of that is dicovering how God did things in creations with the elements he placed at our disposal.  To spend time studying the origins of the universe, humans, animals and roots of geology outside of trying to improve life through science is an abuse of the brains we are endowed with and waste millions of dollars.  Here we are 100 years + of human flight and already we are transitioning to robot spacecraft to explore space.  Yet we imagine little green men with weird (to us) physical features darting about at inhuman speeds and G-forces, yet apparently these highly advanced civilizations never having considered using robotics to visit this planet.  So we spend millions on UFO investigations and visualize space aliens.  Useless expensive jobs and a denigration of God.  Doesn’t sound like good Science to me.  Are there things in the heavens and on earth hard to explain? Yes.  Do they require millions in investigation that has yielded zero results and benefits? No!!  Real space science is getting robotic spacecraft to investigate nearby planets to see how, maybe why, they are different from our planet and what minerals might be available to be economically mined.  Probably none, but I suppose its worth a look.  The technology benefits are undeniable. But the urge of Science to dispel notions of God yield no benefits and is a curse to our society as many people do whatever evil they want to each other with only the meager threat of law enforcement or military response to limit their aggression and crimes.  A fear of God and missing out on heaven / eternal life used to tame a lot of those aggressions, but science and atheism has removed that for a lot of folks, so crime rates are up and many things we used to call crimes have been eliminated from law enforcement because it is too hard to enforce or not considered a violation by humans, though God might see it differently.

  • Anonymous

    Here is what I don’t get about the Beck review: The story of Noah is very short and hardly enough for 15 minutes of Hollywood film. So, there must be artistic license if for nothing else than filler. None of us were there, we have no idea what happened if, in fact, anything did happen and the story is not purely allegorical.

    There are references in Genesis 6:4 to “Nephilim” which are not described except as living on earth, Rock Creatures, perhaps? Giant Squid? Who cares… it provides an opening for some filler. If it helps explain better how things happened or makes better cinematic sense, who cares?!?!!

    IMO the point of the entire Noah story is to show that human sin was once after the Garden of Eden, so out of control that
    God did justice and killed all. He then said never again and vowed to show mercy from then on (depending on your view of the Bible, if any).

    Does the movie express that? From everything I have heard, it does. If so, it successfully portrays the story of Noah.

    Is it silly, childish, Mad Max-ish and so on? Sounds like it but isn’t that what is needed to attract an audience of victims of US public schools, GTA players and Goth punks? You know, the people that need to hear the story.

    FWIW, that is my impression and if it is Hollywood schlock, so what, what else could you have possibly expected? At least it has a good cast… David (a Jew and Bible reader)

  • guest

    Glen Beck should make a movie about Joseph Smith, founder of the Morman religion. That would really be a non Biblical movie. It would have an R rating because of Smiths womanizing and the Mountain Meadows Massacre, where Mormons killed innocent families.

  • Rob Wolgemuth

    You decided to only look up regret after all the other arguing? Wow. But anyway it doesn’t change my point. Regret means that God wishes it were another way, aside from whatever semantics you want to play with the wordings of the definition. The fallacy of God wishing things were another way is that the Christian claim is that he made EVERYTHING AS IT IS. Therefore, he created his own feeling regret. If that’s not a mistake to you, then you likely have issues with seeing things in a vacuum.

  • Rob Wolgemuth

    So you’re willing to believe, as a supposed believer in geology, that a massive flood covered 100% of the Earth’s surface killing everything from dinosaurs to microbial bacteria for an entire year, then I don’t know what to tell you. You have answered the question before it was even asked in looking for evidence of a flood in some* areas of the world.

  • Blake

    He did make us perfect to begin with. We chose to cast our perfection aside by disobeying His Word. Creation, disruption, restoration, is the theme of the Bible. We were created in God’s image, and we have wasted it.

  • Blake

    From personal speculation, the canyon was formed as the waters receded into the oceans. Clearly you wouldn’t find any animals climbing out, the canyon didn’t exist prior to the flood.

  • Brandy Miller

    Roger Womack – You do realize that 2/3 of the earth’s surface is covered in water, right? You do realize that the entire reason that global warming people are freaked out about global warming is that they believe if the polar ice melts, it could flood the land to the point where there’s nothing left for anyone to live on? There’s more than enough water in the air, the ground, and all the oceans to have a flood cover every single continent and then some.

  • Brandy Miller

    Mike Barnes: It is possible that pangea was not yet divided into their respective continents yet. That would explain why they were able to gather together 2 of all the land animals. Remember, they wouldn’t have needed to gather in the fish or other water breathing animals, so not EVERY species would have ended up in the boat. Plus, species isn’t exactly correct terminology. It’s 2 of every KIND of animal – wolves and dogs are separate species, but the same kind. Horses and zebras are different species, but the same kind, etc. etc.

  • Anonymous

    And you my dear are nothing but a pathetic and truly sad little troll whose life is so utterly unfulfilling and incomplete that you can find no better way to waste hour after hour of time looking for picnic baskets to crap in simply because the owners think or believe differently than you do. You apparently have so little to actually do in life, so few people to do anything with, or to even talk to, that you expend yourself poorly belittling, denigrating, insulting and attacking people for no better reason than to try and make someone you don’t even know feel else as miserable as you must surely be to so waste such a precious gift of life that comes with such a limited amount of time to enjoy it. Crawl out from under a bridge, growl, roar and rage at those who choose to live in the sunshine, and then go hide in the dark alone again.

    Yeah…that’s some raison detre you’ve got there lady! (you and your sidekick in halfwittedness: jamoose)

  • Anonymous

    you don’t even understand evolution, you twit…
    According to the rules of evolution there is no interspecies transformation… the ONLY evolution, according to evoloution theory and DNA science is within species, and those changes not only go forward, but also backward. So, a fish can’t turn into a bird, and a dog can’t turn into a cat… nor can an ape turn into a human, DNA science nor genetic mutation does not allow this to happen… there is only evolution within a species to adapt better to their environment, and even Darwin’s identification of the finches with the progressively larger beaks was found to be erroneous, as their beaks became smaller once again according to their environment over time…. their beaks got larger, and then got smaller again, over and over again as further study revealed, but the birds never turned into any other kind of animal, as that is simply NOT how evolution works. and yes, I understand evolution very well, far better than yourself, obviously.

  • Anonymous

    actually, science and the bible are in agreement. Quantum Physics says there is an intelligence behind all matter. Of course, I doubt you’ve even studied Quantum Physics judging from a number of your posts so far. The fact is, many of the statements of the bible regarding evolution between species have been proven to be true before any such science existed, and the bible does mention evolution within species. Many statements regarding the stars have been proven to be accurate before astronomy was even a developed science. I have a book about History in the Bible, and it is over 300 pages of archaeological finds and ancient locations described in the bible which archaeology has discovered to be true and factual events and locations. So, as far as consulting reality and what’s factual, it seems you’re basing your faith on some imaginary ideas, including the non-existence of God, which science itself tell us is real while much of what those who believe about in whats in the Bible have time and again been found to be trusting a book full of factual information which science has proven over and over again.

  • Anonymous

    You seem to have a misconception that God placed us in this world simply for his comfort and leisure. His plan was NOT to make everything perfect for himself. If you read the Bible you would find that his life work is to give man the ability to inherit his kingdom. Thus the whole thing about Jesus and the Atonement. In order to do that he gave us free-agency (the ability to choose). With this we could make choices and grow from them. What comes with the territory however, is that man might decide to do evil. God knew this could happen but he would rather see his kids grow up rather than never progress. His regret was not a result of what he did, but what his children had failed to do. Despite how much God is in control of things, he can’t take away our choice and he can’t force us to love him. That would upset HIS plan to exalt man-kind (us). We would have to choose him ourselves. God would only find joy in those who would progress, return to him, AND inherit his kingdom. There would be no happiness if he had taken away our agency and FORCED us all to be perfectly obedient.

    Also. I brought up the definition of regret as to define the biblical context of what Tiffany T was referring to. Which you then chose to make your original comment on.

    You see, it wasn’t a matter of semantics, it was a matter context. And I think you are just accusing me of being in a vacuum in an attempt to discredit me, by saying I’m disconnected or unaware. Nice try.

  • Anonymous

    I find it interesting that no one ever seems to remember that the bible talks about there being a “firmament” before the flood, which was believed to have been a permanent thick cloud covering. This ceased to exist after the flood, as all that water which was suspended in the clouds came down. No ones knows how thick that covering was, nor what the temperatures on earth were at that time. No one knows what the water levels of the oceans were at that time, but we do know about tectonic plate movements and that various mountain ranges weren’t as high as they are now. Wherever Noah was, there was enough water above him for it to rain for 40 days. In the US alone, there are places where it floods if it rains for one or two days really hard, and we’ve seen rain for only a few days cause flooding to raise water level above the roofs of peoples houses. How long did Katrina last…? Think about it…. that was only a couple of days…

  • Boagrius

    Beck, you give me the creeps. I wouldn’t let you date my daughter or my mother for that fact. I think you are a liberal douche bag in conservative clothing. I’d like to turn Alex Jones or Rush Limbaugh loose on you in a locked room for about 10 minutes.

    People, why do you depend on the comments and reviews of others to dictate what you will do or how you feel? Because you are all good little socialists doing your masters bidding. Baa baa baa baa!!!

  • Take 2

    The era of returning to dark ages of 1930′s with a Shadow Government bent on creating an Atheists / Marxist State… Henceforth, Hollywood will inject the 2/3 vote at DNC to eliminate God (through Christ) to youth in particular. It seems bizarrely abnormal that many models used are from scientific type B Movies but isn’t that what Obama is from? Post 9-11 a born raised Islamist is President with no history – other than a book that apparently few have read….hum.

  • Finch

    Quantum physics says no such thing, that’s total and utter nonsense. And I can tell you as an actual
    archaeologist that you’re totally wrong about the bible as well. Yes, there are historical names, places and events in the bible intermingled with the mythology However, to call the bible a ‘historically accurate’ book is beyond ludicrous.
    Read up on some credible science and history, you’re knowledge has been compromised by ‘experts’ with a clear religious agenda.

  • DatInDaHat

    kindergarden handling of emotions Beck, he doesn’t know hes feeding on his feelings

    shoot me

  • loveann

    And science disproves you,you’re still a chimp!

  • Anonymous

    That would be giving them money for making this crap. No thanks.

  • Anonymous

    How did you get through school not knowing Everest didn’t always exist and grows a small amount every year?

  • Anonymous

    When I learned Crowe was the lead actor, i knew it would be a bunch of bs.

  • http://suzeraining.wordpress.com/ suz

    perhaps the inviters thought glenn would be so awed by the visuals, but, awe shucks, we’re content people!

  • HomeAgain

    That would be the same science that proves global warming? Oops, climate change?

  • Marlene Klein

    I believe the stories we read in the bible leave much to interpretation. Think
    Tim F. LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins’ creative rendition of Revelations, which was a blockbuster literary series and movie. When the Second Coming happens, I’m guessing specific events leading up to the Rapture will be unlike anything we have hitherto imagined, although the story outline is mapped out in Revelations. I will have to see the movie, and I’ll try to keep an opened mind…..

  • Anonymous

    This movie is typical of peoples views this day and age. Everyone is dismissing God. They put him in a box and take him out on Sunday morning, brush him off and after the sunday morning service, put him back in the box. All the while claiming to be a Christian. Christians live the bible. God is first and formost in priority. This movie left out the most important part. God, God is the creator. Without recognizing that the movie is a failure. How do you tell a story from the bible without mentioning God? You don’t, hollywood is trying to rewrite history by leaving him out.This is unexceptable to Christians, send a message to hollywood, “We perfer to give God the credit for writing history. DON’T SUPPORT HOLLYWOODS ATTEMPT TO LEAVE GOD OUT. DON’T SEE THIS FILM.

  • ConcernedMommy

    I’m not upset that they chose to make a fantasy movie based off a Bible story, they were pretty clear in advertising it as not being true to God’s word. Hollywood can make a film about whatever they want! Doesn’t mean It’s going to be any good! Thanks Glenn, for checking it out for us. Saved me time and money!

  • Jay Burhans

    I have been so excited about the release of this movie… not so much now. We need more movies about God and Jesus and biblical accounts, but only as long as they are accurate and not misleading.

  • Anonymous

    Revelation?

  • Denise

    Well, I know I’m not going. I refuse to, even in a small way, contribute to any production that does not glorify GOD. Why should these pagans financially piggy back off of a biblical event, about a GOD that they do not believe in. And worse, use the bible to promote their pagan beliefs. If they do not want to honor GOD, then good enough, loose a hundred million. Let it be an expensive lesson. Let them make a movie about their own God. And we all know who that is!

  • Anonymous

    I’m awaiting the paid ticket coming from you. I mean there are like over a thousand movies made world wide every year. Could get expensive. Then again, I could trust someone I know to save me thirty bucks minimum on a poor movie. But then, guest. If you’ll pay the frieght including a box of popcorn and a large drink. I go see it.

  • Anonymous

    Explain your reasoning to Guest above. He’s a little confused about the purpose of movie reviews, and the value of a buck.

  • Anonymous

    Roger, your using the wrong term “independents” in your spill. I get your point, but only because I’m not dumb as rocks. What exactly is the checklist for “independents?” I think you should use the term atheist, or agnositics, or followers of another religion that does not believe the bibical canon.

  • Anonymous

    Where? Oh, the chapter before Global Warming.

  • David Lacey

    This is why Christianity is failing in America. Jesus , I believe would go see this movie and have conversation with non believers and lost people about the movie and then discuss the truth of the , in love. Glen Beck , based on the hate speech I hear from his mouth and others like him pit Christianity into a mean spirited light. If I was not a Christian and never heard of Christianity and listen to the Glen beck show and other “right wing tea party folk” I would say you have to look,act and speak and vote a certain way to be Christian . Not much love and patience coming out of a lot of these comments. Many of the ” Christians on here need to take a refresher course on Christianity and remember how Christ and his disciples changed the world. Not with hateful speech and criticizing anyone who didn’t agree but by sharing truth in love to many of the people who will see this movie and the producer and director of this movie.

  • Charles Hodges.

    “No prophet of God hates people.” Take a look at Jonah. Good review. I think the movie will lose money big time. A good majority of Christians wont like it, and non Christians would rather see Divergence or Mr Peabody.

  • johndubya

    Oh goodie, an authoritative source of knowledge on this topic! We will all be glad to just throw away millenia of Biblical knowledge and research and just follow you instead! Thank you so much for posting this, I would have never known the flood didn’t happen if you hadn’t told us!

  • Darlynn Wass

    People have been piggybacking off of God since they learned how to do it !! I can only wonder how much you’ve been worshipping “their own god” in so many ways in your everyday life and piously think that you are innocent…lets get one thing straight…You are not innocent of anything and do not have the kingly right to judge anyone or anything based on your ideals about what is right or wrong. Yours is exactly the mentality of those who persecuted Jesus Himself !

  • Populist democrat

    Glenn Beck reviewed this before he even watched it. Ever read Common Nonsense: Glenn Beck and the Triumph of Ignorance? You should.

    Beck and his allies want to tear down the wall of separation between church and state, and promote Big Religion and Big Corporations, exactly the opposite of what James Madison wanted.

    “The danger of silent accumulations & encroachments by Ecclesiastical Bodies have not sufficiently engaged attention in the U. S…..

    But besides the danger of a direct mixture of Religion & civil Government, there is an evil which ought to be guarded agst in the indefinite accumulation of property from the capacity of holding it in perpetuity by ecclesiastical corporations. The power of all corporations, ought to be limited in this respect.”

    Ever hear Mr. Beck rail against Wall Street banks? You won’t either, because he is a shill for large corporations.

  • Paul of Alexandria

    Irrelevant. The sole question is whether the movie is faithful to its Biblical source material, and whether it tells the story properly.

  • John Bapties

    We’ll after reading about this movie I don’t really want to see it . Rock people ? Really? I suspected it would be awful coming from Hollywood in the first place. I will just stick with the biblical version it’s better, and true.

  • Darlynn Wass

    LOL

  • Abbas Marler

    Sorry Glenn, but something that many never keep in mind is that the flood story was BORROWED! The flood story can be found on the Rosetta Stone tablets of the ancient Sumerians. What lasts longer? Stone or paper, in the ancient times papyrus I guess. Secondly. The Books of Moses was nothing more than an account written by someone AGES later in the time of human existence. Though I’m not saying that what you saw in the movie should be looked at as true history, especially from a biblical standpoint, you can’t judge and compare this movie to an ancient story that was not only borrowed, but was most likely mistranslated over generations. Just my 2 cents.

  • John

    At first i though’t really “well maybe they just didn’t know the story of Noah” but they thought to include the “watchers” so they had to have done some research. But then i remembered the “watchers” aren’t a part of the Biblical Noah story that is Sumerian, or maybe “Book of Enoch”. Now every kindred tongue and people have a Noah story, so maybe this is an eclectic telling of the Noah story combining all of the stories into a single narrative. Maybe i am just reaching here but they believed that they had a good story to tell and they went so far as to invite Glenn to see it.

  • SirWilhelm

    I went to see Divergent over the weekend, and, of course, got to see the previews for Noah. Seeing previews in a theater, is better than seeing them on TV. I have seen so many previews, over the years, I’m in my late 60s, that I can pretty much tell whether or not I’m going to like a movie, from it’s previews. I’m a big Emma Watson fan, but, I’m sorry, Emma, but, based on the previews, I’m going to pass on Noah. Glenn’s review, only confirmed what I sensed from the previews. And it has nothing to do with religion, either. Although I wouldn’t mind seeing a movie based on the Epic of Gilgamesh, or the Ennuma Elish, both of which contain a Flood story which differ from the Bible’s, and were written about the same time. Of course, Hollywood would probably mess them up, too. How come they can be so faithful to books like Divergent, and Marvel comics, but have to mess with the Bible?

  • Fat Lip

    Dear friend watch this fellow he is as bad as it gets (troll) he normally waits for someone to respond and then he gets more and more filthy .
    May you and yours be Blessed
    Laus’ Deo

  • SirWilhelm

    I’m sorry, there is lots of evidence for a world wide catastrophe that we know as the Biblical Flood. Almost every society from around the globe, has a Flood story, from before contact with Western civilization. Also, much of the evidence for the Flood, has been misinterpreted as evidence for ice ages. Most of the flood part of the catastrophe, involved the moving of most of the ocean’s waters over the land in massive, higher than mountains, tsunamis. It also involved earthquakes and volcanoes, the rising, and sinking, of land masses, the creation of mountain ranges, cosmic scale lightning that sculpted the land, and lifted matter into space, to fall back down as debris in all sizes, from sand, to boulders. It took a year for the flood waters to return to their ocean beds. And it took from 10,500 to 4,000 BCE, for the land to dry enough, to allow the first civilization, to begin, in Sumeria, where the first written version of the Flood story, was recorded. Don’t believe me, research it for yourself, if you are truly independent.

  • Jayne Nielsen

    Jesus was called many names and many believed He was insane so, thank you Kit. I AM IN GREAT COMPANY!

  • SirWilhelm

    The date is closer to 10,500 BCE, which means it happened around 12,500 years ago. The evidence for ice sheets, or ice ages, is actually evidence of the Flood, which has been misinterpeted, The ocean waters, which covered most of the Earth in huge tsunamis, took a year to return to the ocean beds.

    And, you’re right about the Epic of Gilgamesh. It contains a more detailed version of the Flood story, where the leader of the gods, disagrees with his second in command, over the fate of mankind, and the second in command, disobeys the order of his leader to let man be wiped out by the Flood, and helps his son, by a human woman, to build the Ark, to save Noah, and his family, although his name is different, in the Gilgamesh version. Are the ancient stories myth? Those that wrote down those stories, believed they were writing down their history.

  • SirWilhelm

    Another example of how denial leads to the misunderstanding, and misinterpretation, of evidence.

  • SirWilhelm

    The rain was the aftermath of the huge tsunamis, higher than mountains, that also threw so much water into the atmosphere, that it took that long to fall back down, as rain.

  • Anonymous

    Kit, I believe finding fossils of fish near the top of mountains has been very compelling evidence.

  • SirWilhelm

    How does your emotional reaction, and the resulting name calling, contribute to the conversation?

  • SirWilhelm

    One man’s myth, is another man’s history.

  • SirWilhelm

    I do believe random events created you:)

  • Barry W Gaugler

    Show me how and where because Real science proves the flood without exception. Explain fossils of fish on the highest mountain tops. Explain massive collections of mixed animals found in many places around the earth on what is now high ground indicating a global flood. Explain every culture having stories of a global flood.

  • SirWilhelm

    But, one of the creators of Black Hole theory was a Jesuit priest, who was trying to reconcile his faith with science. The irony is, so many people accept the Black Hole theory as fact, it has become dogma, and is accepted as a matter of faith, by those that believe it is true, when, scientifically, it has been falsified several times, and, as a result, has been altered with the addition of event horizons, for example, to explain how light sources have been found, where Black Holes are supposed to be.

  • Anonymous

    I think if the sheer amount of ice that is on earth melted, you would find that God didn’t rid the earth of any water. Al Gore has depended on this fact to scare people out of billions. The water is still here. When you consider that pretty much the entire land mass of the Arctic and the Antartic isn’t land at all, it begins to make sense that there certainly is a possibility of flooding the earth if the conditions were right. However, if you believe the Bible, God promised Noah that he wouldn’t send such a flood again.

  • Jaamoose

    Your Ken Ham inspired rant notwithstanding. I think I have a very solid understanding of evolution. Nothing you say makes any scientific sense,.

  • SirWilhelm

    http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Max_Planck

    Are you claiming the Bible is not historically accurate, because there is a “god” in it? Isn’t that the same reason you dismiss all ancient texts as myths, because they contain stories of gods? Shouldn’t you reconsider that prejudice, in light of all the evidence researchers have gathered since the ancient texts were unearthed, that the gods were alien entities with an advanced technology, back then, even more advanced than ours is today? What is unscientific about considering that theory, since it deals with sciences that we have today, that enable us to travel in space, perform genetic engineering, even bring people back to life, in a limited way, on the operating table? Or, do you only accept as credible, science and history that fits your paradigms?

  • Jaamoose

    Scientific theories aren’t “created” that’s left to the realm of myth, dogma, and faith. Show me something that is even called “black hole theory.” They are many hypothesis about them, but nothing established as full scientific theory.

  • Anonymous

    Faith is not religion. The founders didn’t want a state religion like they had in most countries around the world. But faith was welcome.

  • Finch

    So what? Max Planck could have believed in goblins for all I care. You see, that’s what people on your side don’t get: it’s not about authority, it’s about science. Planck has
    done an amazing amount of work to progress our understanding of reality and his work has been investigated by hundreds of other scientists and found to ultimately be correct. His privately held believes have nothing to do with quantum mechanics. Now go this link http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quantum_mechanics
    and point to me where it says that `Quantum Physics says there is an intelligence behind all matter`.
    You don´t know what science actually means, you really don´t.

  • Anonymous

    Have you seen the filth and poverty and crime in the inner cities? That’s Democrat version of Christianity run by Democrats for Democrats and enforced by the state. Before that there was the KKK, created by Democrats to keep guns out of the hands of Negroes in the south – a goal Democrats continue to persue. Before the Democrat run KKK, there was Democrat run slavery in the south justified by Democrat version of Christianity.

  • Anonymous

    You understand the point of a review, right? Glenn a liberal? Bwwhahahaha.

  • Anonymous

    Joseph Smith had been murdered by a Democrat slavery promoting mob much earlier than the massacre which happen about 12 years later in Utah. Utah was 1500 miles away from the state organized mob murder of Joseph Smith in Illinois.

    How about another John F. Kennedy movie. This one including his philandering and rape of white house interns as described by one of JKF’s rape victims Mimi Alford in her book. JFK was a sexual sociopath, and here are just a few of his victims including his own sister-in-law:

    http://www.cwporter.com/jfksex.htm

  • Aubrey

    The Antarctic isn’t land? Really? I was always taught there were 7 continents…and Antarctica was one of them. There’s a whole bunch of ice there; about that you are correct. But if you were somehow able to melt it there IS land underneath. In fact its land mass is larger than Australia if I remember correctly. As for the area called the Arctic, there is NO land mass at all.

  • Elena Ramirez

    Thank you David, God bless you too, have a great day.

  • Anonymous

    Yoke of religion? The CDC says there are 110 million STD’s in the US with 20 million new infections every year, including a new incurable strain of gonnorhea, costing billions to treat. Think those are faithful married Christians spreading the majority of those diseases? If they are, they are going against the common sense natural law restraints of faith and religion.

    Everybody must obey the laws of nature. It’s wise to obey the laws of nature;s creator to minimize the impact of natural consequences.

    Studies have shown that being a devout member of a religion is positively correlated with lower rates of drug use, lower rates of out of wedlock pregnancy, higher academic achievement, lower divorce rates, and better health and longevity. That’s not a yoke, that’s an investment.

  • Anonymous

    Maybe those who despise the thought of God, and consider man a cancer on the earth are more in line with The Church of Euthanasia, which had it’s own website.

    As proponents of population control they advocate, abortion, euthanasia, sodomy and cannibalism. Further reading reveals they also advocate suicide.

    There you go. The alternative to Christianity. Have at it.

  • Aubrey

    Everest ALWAYS existed? I suppose by your logic there would never have been a Pangaea. Science tells us this planet has existed for BILLIONS of years. Continental drift and plate tectonics shows us how Everest came into being. I will give you a link to a loony liberal site that shows the mechanics of how that happened. Though I am no fan of PBS, I do enjoy learning about science. And while I am a conservative Christian, I am also not closed minded and unwilling to recognize scientific fact and theory.

    http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/everest/earth/birth.html

  • Anonymous

    Roger, I have yet to see the movie but saying there is not enough water for such a flood is not accurate. If land masses sunk and the topography of the earth changed there is enough water, even right now, to completely cover the earth. You are not thinking out of the box.

  • Elizabeth Cook

    Jaamoose, while there are many many cultures with flood legends, and that Could be explained by the ” when a tribe sees all of they know of the world flooded, they think it’s a worldwide flood”, How do you explain that in almost ALL of the “legends” there are very similar NAMES of the survivors, including the numbers of people that survived. ALL of them started at the same root of Noah’s flood and then the scattering of the people at the Tower of Bable…..when God Split the Languages because He told the people to cover the entire earth, but they stayed in one spot…..so HE made them Move!

  • Aubrey

    Actually there have been many intelligent zealots. Zealotry is not limited to Christianity or Judaism. I could give you a short list:

    Charles Manson
    Adolph Hitler
    Jim Jones (Jonestown)

    Zealot – A person who is fanatical and uncompromising in pursuit of their religious, political, or other ideals.

    Perhaps you should rethink your definition of zealot. To compare most people who post here to those on my list is offensive. To believe in God and be UNCOMPROMISING in that belief is no different than your uncompromising belief in science. You are unwilling to entertain the idea of a higher power (or so it seems based on your posts), yet you condemn those of faith who will not consider seeing things YOUR way. By your reasoning, you are exactly what you accuse Christians of being…a zealot.

  • Luis Rendón

    By making a movie about a Biblical character and story, but removing God from it, Hollywood is attempting to “reeducate” the masses to a world where God does not exist. Confusion and misdirection are the tools of the Devil. This was done quite often by the Catholic church when introduced to new cultures like the Irish, Scottish, Saxons, and Vikings. They took icons of other religions and integrated it into theirs so those “savages” would feel better about converting to Catholicism. The moral of the story is: Confuse people enough and they wont bother trying to believe in anything except what you tell them.

  • Populist democrat

    Not according to Jefferson, it wasn’t “welcome.” You might know that if Beck didn’t constantly misquote Jefferson’s “Question boldly” letter to his nephew Carr.

    Oh, and thanks for ignoring Beck’s support for the corporate state.

  • Elizabeth Cook

    Noah did not take two of every species, only two of every KIND. When you look at the data, two of every kind would equate to an average size of a small sheep……and there would be about 12,000 of them. The size and scale of Noahs ark would allow for about 20,000 animals of this size. leaving plenty of room for food stores. Also, in a low pressure systems, it is proven that animals eat less, sleep more and some go dormant/hibernate. Also, there is no indication that the animals even had to be adults. NOW as for gathering them~~Noah did not have to. My God who created the Heavens and the Earth in 6 literal days is more than capable of choosing the animals to go on the Ark, in fact, HE would have to the the ONLY one to choose. HE would know which animals carried the genetic diversity to repopulate the earth with and make sure that THEY were the ones on the Ark. And my God who is capable of that, can easily SEND the animals to the Ark for survival. God is in control of Everything. He can Choose when and HOW to use His Power.

  • guest

    Speaking of Biblical fantasy Glenn, What about the book of mormon.The tale of Joseph Smith. That is as non Biblical as it gets. The life of a womanizing false prophet.
    Using your analogies would the Mountain Meadows Massacre be like the chainsaw massacre? What about his magic stones like the ones in Lord of the Rings.
    These are all truths about your religion. At least the Noah movie admits it is not actually the story on the Bible.

  • Aubrey

    Personally I think it is sad that is what it takes to attract an audience today. Funny…my brother & I had a similar conversation yesterday. Network TV has almost nothing worth watching anymore. Almost everything with an ounce of intelligence is cancelled by the 3rd episode, yet new “reality” shows crop up everywhere. Commercials are the same…they cater to the lowest common denominator. Any program worth watching..IMO these days that means anything I can’t predict the outcome within 5 minutes…are few and far between. Much of what I watch is on cable because I simply can’t stomach these reality shows that get worse through the years.

    I like your description…”victims” of US public education. It’s simply going to get worse, what with common core being implemented and the goals of that…propaganda and indoctrination.

  • Betty Middleton Jobbins

    Thanks Glenn for your honesty. I had already decided not to go to a movie that portrays God and Noah as mass murderers, but you just confirmed my doubt as to the validity of this $100 million dollar train wreck.

  • Betty Middleton Jobbins

    Roger, that’s because you have no faith and do not believe the Bible. Haven’t you researched any of the Christian Scientists’ explaination of the flood. You’re not smarter than God, no matter what you think. Before the flood the world was like a tropical paridise and water by a mist coming up from the ground. There was water above the heavens, as well as water below. All God did was break open the heavens and water from the depths of the earth. Next time will judge the earth with fire. You better get your heart ready and repent.

  • mvick

    You’re pretty zealous Kit. How would you rate your intelligence?

  • Betty Middleton Jobbins

    Kit, Science can’t prove or disprove something unless they can observe it. No one but Noah and his family observed the flood, except for the evil people that were destroyed by it.

  • Damon Lightfoot

    I’m sorry, but if you are trying to sound intelligent, don’t use wikipedia as a source. They don’t even allow it on college assignments. You only make yourself out to sound like a Google troll, accepting the first search result of any inquiry as fact.

  • Betty Middleton Jobbins
  • Betty Middleton Jobbins

    Kit, don’t use God’s name as a swear word. You have no fear of God, do you?

  • Jesse Barrow

    I’m sorry I’ve seen a lot of people online and in real life get offended by stuff that’s less offensive than what was in that post and what you wrote and they get to get all up in arms instantaneously and everyone joins in and says no they should not have to stand for this. So what just cause I’m a Christian I should be able to take these jokes, slights, blasphemic uses of Jesus’ name, or insults but other people of other faiths, factions, and beliefs shouldn’t! really!?!

  • Betty Middleton Jobbins

    Why do you keep using God’s name in vain?

  • David Conley

    Really…please point out the facts of how science disproved the flood…please break that down for us!!..please

  • Betty Middleton Jobbins

    I cannot prove God to you, because you choose to be ignorant. To the open mind God is obvious- to the closed mind, He is poison.

  • Jacob Greenwood

    Aronofsky should be reassured Noah existed and his sons and their descendants be traced through Chronicles in the Bible and archaeology to people and places today. Why are the 7 Noahide laws, for Jews and Gentiles alike, still the basis for law on earth? Did you consider that, , Darren? After all, an artist was asked by Holocaust survivors to “Find Noah” and within three days of internet research, all of Noah’s grandchildren and progeny had been located in their lands.

    After all. Where did Noah Live? How did Noah Build the Ark? What Happened After?” (4 min video) http://www.dailymotion.com/swf/xc4khd I’m sure its a quite accurate depiction, logical and wise. Without Hollywood ticket prices and perversions.

    And don’t forget….http://www.NoahIsReal.com

  • jesusknight

    Oops, I mean kind..

  • jesusknight

    That was GOD that was angry, not Noah…

  • jesusknight

    2 Peter 2:5 he was a PREACHER of righteousness.. he preached.

  • jesusknight

    With all the tech for special effects, etc., and decent actors available, and using a GOOD script while actually keeping true to the actual story and characters, it would have been totally amazing…I would definitely pay to see THAT..

  • Finch

    I’m not “trying to sound intelligent”, I’m just referring to a basic
    source to point some basic facts out that people arguing here have no clue about. I’m not trying to submit a college paper. As a matter of fact, Wikipedia is a pretty good source full of further references, especially for big subjects like this. At this point it’s the most encompassing encyclopedia in human history and a good STARTING point for most subjects. Capice?

  • Finch

    No, I accept credible evidence when it’s actually credible. What you’re talking about here is nonsense propagated by Von Daniken, Sitchin and other fringe bullshit peddlers
    who write some amusing fiction that gullible people like you swallow whole. In other words: for people who actually dig into this stuff it’s simply laughable. You’ve no clue, really no clue whatsoever about how big the body of work of
    credible historians and archaeologist really is. It’s thousand and thousand of publications based on millions of man-hours of research. To compare the two it’s like comparing the earth to a peanut. So yeah, I would strongly advise you to read some credible history and archaeology, starting with works debunking the things you believe for at least a fresh perspective. It’s a good starting point for learning how utterly fascinating our history really is, even without gods and aliens.

  • Josh Wiltshire

    There is a point in time where the increasing number of bad reviews points to an increasingly more likely bad movie watching experience. I don’t just go see every single movie ever just because I shouldn’t listen to movie reviewers.

  • Anonymous

    Ultimately you are right, and of course you can be technical, but don’t miss the point, which is that there is enough water to cover th earth, and always has been.

  • Josh Wiltshire

    Nooo, noooooo, nooooooooo. You’re wrooooooong, because I said soooooo. Science like totally disproves evolutioooooon, because I said soooooo.

    Am I doing it right?

  • Josh Wiltshire

    Just be sure you can tell the difference between scientific fact and theory. Billions of years is purely a product of manipulated records of dating methods that are based off of core assumptions that if wrong would drastically skew the results.

  • Josh Wiltshire

    No Kit, there hasn’t been. You are a good example A.

  • Josh Wiltshire

    Sounds more like secular scientists to me. Burying their intelligence under their ignorant pride and their blind allegiance to biased a priori assumptions.

  • Josh Wiltshire

    When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser. – Socrates

  • Josh Wiltshire

    There is nothing that proves evolution. The only ‘evidence’ it has is an alleged fossil record, and even that (the fossils record) works AGAINST evolution! A complete lack of transitional forms negates any evidence you want to try and draw from it.

    Then after that, macro-evolution has never been observed and can not be tested or repeated. In fact, macro-evolution currently is purely historical, dealing with only our biological history. Since it can’t be observed, repeated or tested, and it is unfalsifiable (since even if it never happened again you couldn’t use that lack of evidence to ‘disprove’ a natural history), which makes it not even a scientific theory.

    Believers of evolution are the ones being ignorant, it has literally no evidence and doesn’t fit a single requirement of being a theory. People look at natural selection, which incurs micro-evolution (the changing of animals within their species) and think that that somehow proves macro-evolution (the changing of animals from one species to another). It’s pure baseless assumptions and faulty interpretations based on the pride, bias and ignorance of those who call themselves atheist.

  • Josh Wiltshire

    No, don’t defend yourself by actually trying to provide some scientific knowledge yourself. Just resort to slander and say “You’re wrong, I’m right, because reasons that I’m not gonna say, haha!”

  • Jeff Thistle

    You know this story has had a flood of reviews. The time will come again when the earth will be judged, but this time the morons who run the world will present a baptism of fire. So hang on kids it will be a really hot show! As it was in the days of Noah the World will be judged…

  • Josh Wiltshire

    That’s what happens when you are right, you aren’t wrong. Everything has a viable explanation in creationism. The same can’t be said for naturalism. Doesn’t matter how much you want to push an accused appeal to ignorance, that’s still a fact.

  • Josh Wiltshire

    Vagueness is one of the reasons secular explanations are so slippery and difficult to debate. Because people can just keep bringing up all sorts of vague nonsense and the argument would never end.

  • Josh Wiltshire

    Ever heard of Aristotle’s unmoved mover? You know, how a universe driven by cause and affect has to have an uncaused cause? Which means that whatever was this unmoved mover, this uncaused cause, this uncreated creator, there must have been an agent separate from this universe that was created. This is simply, basic, fundamental logic.

  • annelouisegelinas

    The problem with the movie without even seeing it is it was made by “green thinking people” who should be ashamed that they wasted all that wood making this movie.? And they worry I wear a fur coat? Waste of our natural resources to make a movie involving all things green is a waste. Progressives or in other words, liberals, etc. should be in outrage that they destroyed all that “green”. Profit over “green”. always

  • Josh Wiltshire

    I also wouldn’t expect to see anything on the evolution page refuting evolution. Do you really think that close-minded secular thinkers would allow such a thing? Heck, I see far more wikipedia pages with little sidenotes that say “Oh, btw, creationists are wrong!”.

  • Secretly the Saviours

    Thank you Glenn for shedding the light on this farce. I do not concern myself with propaganda and I appreciate your opinion. I know, we would never waste our time on such nonsense. Please everyone remember, random acts of kindness and compassion is the answer. Arguing with one another is futile. God bless everyone here.

  • Finch

    No, it’s not. Yes, I’m aware of the Aristotle’s unmoved mover. I’m also aware of the modern science, which is light years more credible than Aristotle. Go read up on the latest science on the “Big Bang”. There’s no mention of God, creator or an unmoved mover.

  • Finch

    Yeah, because they are. The only place where there’s even talk about creationism as a legitimate alternative is the US, are you aware of that? You people are laughing stock to the rest of the world, even to the most of the religious people (1 billion Catholics around the world actually accept evolution). People believing in creationism are just slightly behind the flat-earthers on the scale of crazy, are you even ware of how laughable those people are to the rest of the world, let alone the scientific community?

  • Aubrey

    My point is that if you are going to try to make a point you should be correct in what you say.when you use incorrect information to try to make a point people dismiss what you say. I AGREE with your point, though.

  • Finch

    Except for the fact there’s no evidence for a worldwide flood whatsoever. Zero, none, nada. Talk to a geologist and don’t take offence when the geologist will laugh at you manically,
    because he or she certainly will.

  • Anonymous

    Not seeing it. They should’ve consulted with preachers, theologians, or just regular born again believers. But I will be seeing Heaven is for real April 16th

  • Clay Slape

    Glenn Beck, like many Christians, has not been introduced to other writings that were written before the creation of the Bible at the Council of Nicea in 325 AD. They don’t know nor realize that the Story of Noah, came from two earlier writings. The Story of Gilgamesh and the Book of Enoch.

    The 1st written language was by the Sumerians in the area now known as Iraq. Babylon was there. It is considered to be the cradle of creation. The Sumerians wrote about Yahweh, the Creator of the Universe, GOD if you will.

    Although the movie does not mention GOD but does mention CREATOR, we know who they are referring to an talking about. The Director of the film explained all this in an interview.

    Understand and realize that the Story of Noah came thousands of years after the Sumerians did. That the Story of Gilgamesh and the Book of Enoch both tell of the great flood. That both reference the Creator.

    We need to stop being so arrogant and argumentative. Understanding that culture has changed from the beginning of time (of Adam and Eve) up to now.

  • Deacon Vito Iscariot Zuckerber

    Thanks Glenn, jackass

  • Aubrey

    As I said SCIENCE tells us this planet is billions of years old.

    I also stated I have an open mind to scientific fact and theory. I take theories for what they are: hypothesis based on evidence. You choose to believe that the dating methods used are not correct. I have not yet seen sufficient evidence to dissuade me from believing that theory. Until I do, it is the theory I choose to believe.

  • Populist democrat

    “I do not concern myself with propaganda….”

    That means you ignore EVERYTHING Glenn Beck says, right?

  • rodahaco

    Well, if ever Mystery Science Theater 3000 pops up again and shows this, maybe I’ll take a gander.

  • namelessnoone

    I’m very excited to see the movie. Sure, it may take some liberties and contain modern themes, but filmmakers do this with every film regardless of the source material. Moreover, does it matter if the word ‘God’ isn’t specifically mentioned? ‘Creator’ means the same thing. Lighten up.

  • Crazybarry

    So, Glenn doesn’t like that one of his fairy tails was made into a movie. The fable of Noah’s Ark is so rediculous that even small children know that every species of land animal on earth couldn’t fit on that ark. And, when the entire earth was flooded, was it salt water or fresh water? Because, salt water creatures can’t live in fresh water, and visa-versa. I guess that’s why I want to be God. He gets credit for everything good that happens, and never gets blame for anything bad. Best gig in the universe.

  • Anonymous

    I believe finding fossils of fish near the top of mountains has been very compelling evidence. However laughing manically or mocking someone pretty much disproves fossil records. And Putin isn’t really invading Ukraine.

  • Anonymous

    will wait for it to come on netflix.

  • David Wooldridge

    Didn’t someone say that the screenwriter, or a major person behind the scenes was an atheist? “Artistic license” with a biblical story would be okay, to a point because all movies made are not word for word what was written before it. What grates on my last nerve is the rising cost of seeing these’blockbusters’ but in the end, it’s two hours of time you’ll never get back. Also, Technology trying to explain unexplainable science w/ unexplainable science of its’ own, wrapped in a Biblical tale. No WONDER it’s called Hollywierd!

  • Starryguy2

    disqus, it’s simply amazing… you sound so sure of yourself, and so sure of what you think happened, or didn’t happen. You weren’t there to witness it. None of us were. Whenever I hear someone like you who is so cocksure of himself, I’m reminded of the “experts” of their time who excommunicated Galileo because he actually thought the world was round, and the earth wasn’t the center of the universe. We laugh at those fools now. Who will be laughing at you, 100 or 500 years from now?

  • Bob Voght

    It’s called the grand canyon.

  • Bob Voght

    The problem is you are wanting to put your faith in people who have an agenda. So called scientists are biased toward evolution, not because of evidence, but because of social and economic agenda. There is real evidence of creation and the flood and ON PURPOSE “unbiased” scientist don’t look at it. So in your schools and univeristies your taught a “biased” lie. On day all this mess will be fixed. What are you going to put your faith in? Is your faith really in man? Like a previous writer wrote we weren’t there but God was. The real point I’m trying to make is it’s foolishness to believe Scientist don’t make mistakes and are unbiased.

    Really check, the earth is young, and there is a large amount of proof in creation.

  • Bob Voght

    Science doesn’t prove we have lived a billion years, Scientists say we’ve lived a billion years.

  • Bob Voght

    Evolution is a theory and a faith. You have to believe evolution is true and you have to have faith in those who taught it to you.

  • Anonymous

    The
    prime purpose of the movie industry is to entertain people, so it is an
    appreciation of all the elements that put a film together that should be
    appreciated (cameras, producers, actors, directors, movie theatres, effects etc
    etc). The story of Noah in the Bible does not take long to read, and that is the
    ‘version’ that is important. There is nothing wrong with artistic interpretation
    and elaboration of this story, or any other story – it is all for the purpose of
    entertainment, and should be viewed with this alone in mind. It seems that some
    chinese have located Noah’s Ark anyway, whilst not revealing its location in
    order to prevent looters, and, to me, watching that on ‘youtube’ is a far more
    potent experience than being entertained by this “Noah’ blockbuster movie,
    although this too sounds most entertaining and I may go and see it, for an
    escape into an elaborate ‘fantasy’ made possible by the good will spirit of
    cooperation by all involved in its production, to bring to everyone some state
    of the art entertainment. Therefore, would everyone please stop grumbling and
    complaining, and be grateful that you are in a position in life where you can go
    and see the film and enjoy it!

  • Aubrey

    I did not state that either science or scientists have ever proved we have lived a billion years, and, for that matter, neither have I ever read any scientific theory that ever stated humans have existed for a billion years. Every scientific theory I’ve ever read regarding human existence on earth dates modern humans at about 40, 000 years, AT BEST. Hominids, on the other hand, have been around, AGAIN ACCORDING TO THEORY, around 6 million years. However, that does not come close to a billion. AGAIN ACCORDING TO SCIENTIFIC THEORY, land animals have barely even existed for a billion years…or at least land animals that were what one would consider actual land animals. But those were not something that comes close to resembling a human.

    I welcome debate…in fact I enjoy it because I learn from it and it opens my eyes ti differing viewpoints, theories, etc. However, if you are going to debate me on a point I make, I’d appreciate your not twisting what I say to try to make your point.

  • Kevin Kent

    The Bible wasn’t created at the Council of Nicea. That’s an internet myth.

  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous

    Look at what the Bible says, perhaps you’ll consider faith with a different perspective.

  • Aubrey

    I realize this link is to a blog. However, if you prefer I can provide you with links to scientific sites that get into big details. But for the common Joe (most of us) this link explains what happens in micro evolution rather well. Granted this is a forced rather than natural selection, leading to the changes in these foxes, but it does give one an overview of how this occurs.

    I am not debating macro evolution here, just micro evolution. As you said, because of the length of time macro evolution would take, I haven’t been convinced. However, I’m not sure I understand why people are so against admitting that species evolve to deal with their environment. Or for other reasons. (As in this experiment.)

  • Charlene Rollins

    They say God can use a Jackass. We can only hope this movie will make those who do not know the truth to search out the truth in the word.

  • Scott Childress

    Oh , Glenn…”I always thought of Noah as more of a nice, gentle guy, prophet of God… ” Uh huhhhh…..So this wimpy white-haired guy in a dress built a massive boat? Ok, Glenn. And, “No prophet of God hates people.” – apparently you never read the story of Jonah. Your cute, cartoonish Sunday School versions of the Bible are quaint – but probably about as accurate as this movie.

  • Jaamoose

    How did mountains get high, brainiac? Tectonic forces, volcanoes they rise up – and when they do, they bring fossils and the like up with them. My 1st grader has a better understanding of geology!

  • Jaamoose

    No, you don’t – you can actually study the evidence yourself, which is what science asks you to do – not take anything on any faith. But it also expects that you won’t completely shun massive evidence because it doesn’t comport to your mythologies.

  • Jaamoose

    Well, Jones led a Christian cult, Manson referred to his lineage from Noah frequently, and Hitler used Christianity to further his ends. So your point is kind of moot there. As for uncompromising, science is only so when it asked to morph truth to match fiction. Strongly supporting knowledge in the face of such idiocy is not zealotry, mind you.

  • Jaamoose

    Oh, Christ, it’s not in vain!

  • Jaamoose

    Which is exactly the tool of the creationist. You lost on astronomy when we got telescopes. On the flat earth when we set sail. Every single advancement in knowledge is attacked by those either fearful of the knowledge or so blinded by dogma as to never even consider it. The argument “never ends,” but in reality, there is no argument – just a process of putting ignorance behind us.

  • Jaamoose

    Your bound and binded toilet paper of a book notwithstanding, I have a very thorough understanding of current quantum thinking. None but the whimsical would suggest it points to an intelligence guiding it.

  • Jaamoose

    I just love that circular argument. Say we were to agree, that only takes it back a step – I could, with as much backing as you have, claim to have an “unmoved mover” that came before yours. Let’s say my departed dog – he was really an eternal power who pooped out god, who then created the universe….simply basic, fundamental logic.

  • Mikey Fissel

    i am pretty excited about this movie. the actual Biblical narrative of Noah is not that long or detailed. we know very little about it outside of his fondness of spirits. as with any story, i am even ok with people taking creative license– especially when it isn’t blasphemous (and nothing i have heard from critics has said anything about blasphemy). it is simply one interpretation of the character of Noah based on the little we know. Glenn has said it himself that he “imagines” Noah differently– though Glenn’s “imagining” (nice and gentle) is less Biblically accurate.

    i would also take it a step further and say that prophets of God did often hate people. they weren’t perfect. see also. Jonah. that is the beauty of God’s salvation– taking imperfect, broken people and using them in spite of themselves. anyway, i am looking forward to reviewing this over at http://www.ReelWorldTheology.com podcast. We have some great pastors lined up to talk about it.

  • Tiffany T

    Duh. Do people only read what they want to see? I Just posted that the word usually translated in English does NOT MEAN “regret” as we understand it to mean. The literal translation of the word used means “hurt” or “sad”. So God was hurt over the way people were acting. If you want to argue the Bible you really must learn the languages it was written in ,as English translations can be quite confusing for those who are not educated in Greek , Hebrew and Aramaic.

  • Candy Kriegel

    Adam and Eve, the parents for all of humanity, sinned. In the same way that we inherent genes from our parents, we also inherit sinful natures.
    Because God loves us and wants us to love Him, too, of our own volition, He gave us free will.
    I know you’re not actually asking because you’re curious, but trying to find fault. Therefore, I won’t say anything more on this topic to you.

  • Candy Kriegel

    Except that faith is a spiritual matter, not one that can be weighed objectively. Moreover, my faith is not based upon a book, but a personal relationship I have with Jesus Christ. You can’t measure the spirit. Someone cannot study the Bible and then claim to me, “God doesn’t exist.” He is as real to me as my parents, siblings, or closest friends.
    Consider that scientists have only recently learned that space is in fact spreading out, objects growing further and further apart from each other.
    Yet, this is a fact that a few in the Bible knew from knowledge of the Spirit. No one could ever convince me that it’s mere coincidence or a lucky guess because I know the Holy Spirit and more often than we sometimes realize, the Spirit imparts important knowledge to us humans.
    Isaiah 40:22 AMP It is God Who sits above the circle (the horizon) of the earth, and its inhabitants are like grasshoppers; it is He Who stretches out the heavens [gauze] curtains and spreads them out like a tent to dwell in,
    Psalm 104:2 AMP Who coverest thyself with light as with a garment; Who stretches out the heavens like a curtain
    Job 9:8 AMP Who alone stretches out the heavens and treads upon the waves and high places of the sea;
    http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=?Isaiah+40:22
    http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Psalm+104%3A2&version=KJV
    http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Job+9%3A8&version=ESV

  • SQUIRREL!!!!!

    Even if this movie isn’t word for word accurate of the Bible i’m sure i’ll still enjoy it. One of my favorite religious themed movies is Ben Hur and guess what. only about 2% of what happened in that movie is in the bible….

  • theonly_ern

    As much a fan of Glenn as I am, he has it wrong…as far as the depiction of Noah. Not the movie, but the real dude. Noah was not some holy and perfect man. Noah WAS a “lunatic”. He was an alcoholic. It was only after the grace of God thats made Noah blameless and righteous. Check out this article on The Resurgence: http://theresurgence.com/2014/03/24/noah-was-not-a-righteous-man It’s fantastic and right on point. I will definitely be seeing this movie, whether it’s fact or fiction. Anyone who really thinks that a biblical story can go through Hollywood and really still be on point needs to take a step back and see the real opportunity here. Just the fact if planting the seed of anything biblical, growing the interest in unbelievers, opening the door to approach…this is awesome!! The movie “End of Days” with Arnold Schwarzenegger was WAY off point, biblically, regarding the book of revelation. But I got to get into really awesome conversations about the entire book with some “doubting” family members, and really changed their lives!! So, as far off as it may be, I look forward to the opportunities to follow with those who might have a spark of interest in something they up-until-now have considered fairytale.

  • Anonymous

    Maybe I’ll see ‘Noah’ when it comes to netflix. Don’t think I’ll waste $13 at the theater. Cannot imagine anyone, even an atheist, who was serious about making a biblical movie, not using the word ‘God’ in it since God is the whole basis for the Bible.

  • Anonymous

    Wrong. Every religion has a similar story of a great flood on the earth. And geologists have made discoveries showing the same. The water was NOT on the earth. It came from torrential rains that lasted forty days and forty nights.

  • Anonymous

    When I saw the trailer they got te fissures of the earth shooting water into the air but they did not get the animals right. Only young animals entered the ark with the exception of a few adults cattle to provide milk. Only animals with the breath of life in their nostrils entered the ark…that excludes some of the amphibians and the insect/arachnid population as they breath thru their skin. The eggs of many animals can lay dormant in the earth for months or years. These animals too were excluded. I had my concerns bout this movie when I first heard of it. I mean this is coming from the director of Black Swan and the Fountain…two very liberal (and I would say “anti-Christian”) movies. Then there is Paramount… Just do your research there… Hollyweird had an opportunity to make a great movie in the lines of Cecil B. Demille’s The Ten Commandments but it sounds like they made a movie that will insult and offend Christians and Jews across the country…

  • Anonymous

    Wrong. There is enough water on the planet’s surface to cover the earth with 8000 feet of water, at the equator. The topography of the planet has changed dramatically over the past 4000 years and it change overnight in the early chapters of Genesis. Oh…check out http://www.wyattmuseum.com/noahsark.htm

  • Anonymous

    No science has not proven anything. It does prove the contrary… Humans do not want to be held accountable for thier sins…like the murder of the unborn, genocide, and perversion, so they concocted the fairy tale of evolution to make themselves feel better. Albert Pike, a well known satanist, stated that his kind would use the “fraudulent science of evolution to eradicate Christianity” Key words “Fraudulent and Science” This from a man who was good freinds with Darwin!

  • Anonymous

    massive trees in Russian permafrost that were burried in mud…the trees are perpendicular and not knocked over and the mud rained down on them filling in the gaps neatly to preserve the trees… some nearly 100feet tall. cheers

  • Anonymous

    not just fossils…these animals died fast and their positions indicate a fast upheaval not a slow methodic one. Clams open when they die…they had to die fast as these were all closed

  • Anonymous

    water did not just fall from the sky …it came from under ground… The fissures of the eartth spang forth…

  • Anonymous

    Science only theorizes the age of the planet. They have no real way to calculate the actual age. Carbon dating is inaccurate. There are radioactive isotopes that prove the earth is not as old as they think.

  • Aubrey

    “There are radioactive isotopes that prove the earth is not as old as they think.”

    Aaah, I see. When the theory supports your viewpoint it is no longer merely theory but is, in fact, PROOF? Your first statement is the most accurate thing you wrote. Had you read what I wrote fully, you would have understood that I prescribe to the THEORY of an earth that is 4 to 5 billion years old. I have not see enough CREDIBLE evidence to make me change my mind.

  • Aubrey

    Betty, it’s pointless to say anything to jaamoose because he will only get worse. That is the game of children, childish people, and loony leftists. You asked the question why? I can answer that. It was to get a rise out of someone. He did…you. So he continued. And my comment will probably draw another childish comment from him. Unless, of course, he is one of those rare things…a leftist with restraint. I realize it upsets you. I find it offensive as well. But ignore him and perhaps he will think his comments fall on deaf ears (so to speak).

  • Ginger Holm

    The problem with each individual seeing it for himself, is that hollywood, has promoted it as a Christian film, because they see there’s money in producing films for Christian the audience – but if it is NOT really a Christian movie, then they are tricking us into paying for something we did’t agree to buy.

    There is a market for Christian movies and Hollywood wants to cash in on that market, without delivering the product!!

    All other movies get reviewed and people decide whether or not to pay to see them, based on those reviews. Why should this be any different.

    Beck said he agreed to see the movie because it wasn’t right to “review” a movie based on someone else’s opinion. Giving a review is different from deciding whether or not to watch it for entertainment.

  • Anonymous

    I wouldn’t want to be you passing judgement on people when you’re supposed to be forgiving and humble like Jesus.

  • Anonymous

    The flood is an allegory. Using scientific methods, that God gave us the ability to figure out with our capability to reason, geologists think Everest is about 60 million years old. Came along about 5 millions years after dinosaurs became extinct.

  • Anonymous

    Evolution is a theory based on scientific evidence. If the evidence ever starts leaning against it then scientific minded people will rethink it. Unlike belief which is based on nothing but what your church teaches you or you gather from reading the Bible. The two are nothing alike. Belief isn’t based on evidence it’s based on divine revelation or your just accepting what someone else told you.

  • Anonymous

    Scientists say life has been here around 1.5 billion years (or so). They also say human species have been around approximately 100 thousand years. Big difference there. Evolution has been hypothesized and backed up by discoveries for a long time now. We lived under the umbrella of “belief” for almost a couple thousand years before the scientific method was used extensively and look where we are now in a mere couple of hundred years. Look how much religion helped us advance as a species before that. I think I will accept God’s gift to use my reasoning any day over what some goof standing in front a podium tells me on Sunday.

  • Brenda

    Way to go Glenn…. my husband and I had already discussed this movie .. not for us … the Holy Spirit will always lead and guide us …if we just stay still enough to hear him… God bless you Glenn

  • Tim Hendrix

    Noah was drunker, his story is significant because as God always shows… He can do extraordinary things with the most desperate of people. God’s grace Glenn… The people of the bible are just like you and me… all needing God’s grace

  • Karl Burger

    Yeah the bible version sounded stupid too.

  • W. Stamets

    A detail you got wrong: Noah, in the version I saw, was not “running around, not kidding, trying to kill his whole family.” He was interpreting God’s command to restore His creation to its pre-Edenic purity, as it was prior to the arrival of Adam and Eve, and the post-serpent wickedness. That meant Noah must ensure that his family would die of old age, not by his hand, with no descendants. He only threatened to kill a granddaughter if one (or more) were born, then he disobeyed God by not doing so. Not to ruin the ending for your fans who may not plan to see it anyhow.

  • Americathelost

    Wretched movie at best….will save my money.

  • Darkangelstear

    One day Darren, you like all men, will lay on your death bed and cry. You will cry for a God whom you have made a mockery of and spit on your whole life. You will cry as you feel your last breath come upon your chest, and beg for Mercy. You will beg for comfort as you renounce all the garbage you have spewed. Darwin found this out also, and so shall you…..

  • Dana Robertson

    Making a movie based on a story that comes from an religious origin being insulting to the people of that faith is about as definitive an interpretation of “ignorant” as you can get. This will be as big a turkey as “The Last Temptation of Christ” was at the box office. I don’t know who at Paramount thought this was a good idea, but they should be fired because they have no real clue on how to make films that people will want to see.

  • Anonymous

    Thing is, science also proves every bit of Noah’s flood happened. What science are we to believe, lol?

  • Anonymous

    Just saw it. And I must say with all affection for the conservative writers who’ve offered heated negative reviews on this, I find them absurdly over-the-top in retrospect.

    It’s true that enormous liberties were taken with the Biblical telling, so if you’re looking for something pristine in that way like The Passion, this isn’t it. But neither was the script the insidious Sierra Club-PETA collaboration I expected from what I’ve read. (That overtone was preachingly heavy-handed in Avatar, for example. So I certainly detect such a message if it’s there. I simply did not with this movie.)

    The point about environmental degradation was tangential, if anything, to its theme of human wickedness. Far more impactful was Noah’s trip to a city which was a cesspit: a disturbing scene of rapes, violence and animal cruelty. This weighed far more heavily on the viewer’s mind than the brief reference to mining or tree cutting. This wasn’t mere consumption of meat, but vicious cruelty. Dismembering and eating screaming animals alive? Does it really require membership in the Animal Liberation Front to condemn that? We can agree that’s pretty damn awful, can’t we, and not be called “anti-human.” It takes a remarkable cognitive dissonance to accuse the story of God’s decision to nearly wipe out mankind and load up an ark with animals – an account which no critic disputes – of being a propagandistic message about the animal rights crowd thinking their own kind is inferior to animals.

    A kinder interpretation is Aronofsky wished to give the story broader appeal. Think of it as Lord of the Rings as a disaster flick. Unless one takes the strident view that there’s a duty for every story based on the Bible to be pointed in its Christian message and perform only for that audience, I honestly don’t see anything here that should be taken as politically offensive to the right, left, or center, Christian or non-Christian. But that’s just me.

  • Tyler Carraway

    Even so, the movie has nothing inspiring to say.
    If you want to watch a movie where God seems to want someone to kill his own family and end humanity, then go right ahead.

  • Gail Thurman

    I read an interesting explanation, also scientifically possible. After all, everything has not always been as it is now. Change has occurred. Theory: The earth’s surface used to be much more level, and the earth’s crust floated on a significant quantity of water. A meteorite slammed the crust, breaking it, and the water (under pressure) shot out of the cracks into the outer atmosphere where it super-chilled and fell to freeze wooly mammoths in Russia. (Molecular structure of ice crystals in those beasts shows an instantaneous freeze impossible under any current conditions.) Mountain ranges resulted from the crust’s buckling, as we can see from exposed ridges of curiously convoluted layers of rock. The unified land mass divided, forming our current continents.

  • http://famouspeopleihaveknown.blogspot.com/ kathyriordan

    Clearly, we saw two different films. After watching Raymond Arroyo’s interviews of filmmaker Darren Aronofsky and other cast members, and watching the swirl of controversy emerging regarding the film, I saw the film this weekend and found it profoundly life- and faith-affirming. Ultimately, it is a treatise on the sanctity of life and the responsibility of mankind as stewards of creation. A quibble: Noah does not plan to murder his entire family. He makes very clear that they will live out their natural lives and bury each other, with the notable exception of the birth on the ark, which for me, ultimately, finds resolution in a way that is profoundly pro-life. I saw a compelling portrayal of a man who was tasked with something daunting who was ultimately human, very sensitive respect for creation and the creator, and filmmaking that did not in any way conflict with my beliefs. Your mileage might vary. And clearly does.

  • http://famouspeopleihaveknown.blogspot.com/ kathyriordan

    Thank you. I am amazed how many viewers and reviewers are incorrectly reporting this point.

  • Anonymous

    I read this review by Dr. Brian Mattson ,”Sympathy For The Devil” ,
    http://drbrianmattson.com/journal/2014/3/31/sympathy-for-the-devil.

    He seems to answer many of the issues of the film and seemed to me to be a reasonable explanation for the strangeness of this story to the bible. Here is his take on the rock-people:

    “The world of Aronofsky’s Noah is a thoroughly Gnostic
    one: a graded universe of “higher” and “lower.” The “spiritual” is good,
    and way, way, way “up there” where the ineffable, unspeaking
    god dwells, and the “material” is bad, and way, way down here where our
    spirits are encased in material flesh. This is not only true of the
    fallen sons and daughters of Adam and Eve, but of fallen angels, who are
    explicitly depicted as being spirits trapped inside a material “body” of cooled molten lava.

    “Admittedly, they make pretty nifty movie characters, but they’re also notorious in Gnostic speculation. Gnostics call them Archons, lesser divine beings or angels who aid “The Creator” in forming the visible universe. And Kabbalah
    has a pantheon of angelic beings of its own all up and down the ladder
    of “divine being.” And fallen angels are never totally fallen in this
    brand of mysticism. To quote the Zohar again, a central Kabbalah text:
    “All things of which this world consists, the spirit as well as the
    body, will return to the principle and the root from which they came.”
    Funny. That’s exactly what happens to Aronofsky’s Lava Monsters. They
    redeem themselves, shed their outer material skin, and fly back to the
    heavens. Incidentally, I noticed that in the film, as the family is
    traveling through a desolate wasteland, Shem asks his father: “Is this a
    Zohar mine?” Yep. That’s the name of Kabbalah’s sacred text.

    “The entire movie is, figuratively, a “Zohar” mine.”

    Anyone know kaballah or gnosticism that can agtre or rebut?

  • Anonymous

    There are so many flaws but one that comes to mind is that they forgot Genesis 6:9 “This is the account of Noha and his family. Noah was righteous man, blameless among the people of his time, and he walked faitfully with God. Noah had three sons: Shem, Ham and Japhet”…”…Righteous man, blameless among the people of his time”

  • https://www.youtube.com/user/JGGA52 Gerrit Aalten

    ‘Noah’s
    Ark’ – Scientific world looks into discovery of
    prehistoric monumental wood structures on Mt.Ararat;

    http://youtu.be/8y7yrINYJRM

  • https://www.youtube.com/user/JGGA52 Gerrit Aalten

    “Photo story — Discovery on Mt.Ararat Turkey”

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FIgQqcZc-pU

  • http://trevorsigney.tumblr.com/ Trevor Signey

    I’m right there with ya. As a faithful Mormon, I was profoundly moved.

  • http://trevorsigney.tumblr.com/ Trevor Signey

    I’m an active Mormon and I didn’t find the movie insulting at all. I felt it preaches a beautiful message about man’s divine ability to choose to love one another.

  • http://trevorsigney.tumblr.com/ Trevor Signey

    The film doesn’t mock God. It’s extremely respectful of people of all faiths– Even secular humanists can recognize the value in religious belief and adherence to God’s laws as portrayed in “Noah.”

    It portrays a God disappointed that man threw away His divine gifts and chose instead to hate and kill one another– but despite the horrors that Noah experiences, he learns that man’s capacity to do evil does not condemn us, but rather, our ability to choose to follow God instead is what makes us the greatest creations of The Creator.

  • http://trevorsigney.tumblr.com/ Trevor Signey

    It’s disappointing that Beck even says “not kidding” after describing Noah’s character– when what he stated was, in fact, incorrect. So he’s obviously exaggerating to make Noah sound like a wacked-out murderer instead of the grieving, depressed, survivor’s-guilt suffering man that he was actually portrayed as.

  • http://trevorsigney.tumblr.com/ Trevor Signey

    Nicely said. I really loved how the scene of Noah getting drunk was used by Aranofsky as a profound moment of love shared between him and his sons, and one of the catalysts for a true change of heart, finally overcoming the trauma from the horrors he had experienced during the flood.

  • http://trevorsigney.tumblr.com/ Trevor Signey

    The film is primarily focued on God’s role as “The Creator” (One of his many titles), which is what the characters call Him.

    Jewish people–currently, and including those of the Old Testament– do not use the word “God” in reference to our Father, but that doesn’t discount their devotion or love towards Him.

  • http://trevorsigney.tumblr.com/ Trevor Signey

    “Compassion is the answer.”

    This is literally the ultimate message of “Noah.”

  • http://trevorsigney.tumblr.com/ Trevor Signey

    “Noah” very much honors God and those of religious faith. I’m an active Mormon, and I found it profoundly moving.

  • http://trevorsigney.tumblr.com/ Trevor Signey

    They do mention God in “Noah”. Constantly. They refer to him as “The Creator,” one of His many titles.

    The lack of the word “God” does not indicate a lack of respect or devotion. Jewish people today (and of the Old Testament) do not refer to him as “God,” but that doesn’t discount their love towards Him.

  • http://trevorsigney.tumblr.com/ Trevor Signey

    Peter was a righteous man too, but he denied the Savior three times. Righteous does not mean perfect; only Christ was perfect.

  • Brini

    I haven’t even seen the movie and it’s obvious that anything that seems “ridiculous” in a movie about a biblical story is a comment on how ridiculous the source material is.

    Where in the bible is the index of things that can be God’s miracles and the things that are just too silly to even consider?

    A global flood powerful enough to kill everyone except for the dudes inside the biggest boat built in history by an elderly man and his family is not ridiculous but animated rocks are.

    An all-powerful man-like god in the sky is totally accepted but rocks coming alive to help God’s prophet are outrageous.

    Multiplying food, splitting the sea, curing lepers — we talk about these events as factual miracles, but rock miracles are laughable?! Troll on, Glenn.

  • Brini

    I looked. Among other treasures (won’t even go into the Tarantino-like gore in the Old Testament), 1 Peter 2:18-20 tells us putting up with slavery pleases the Lord. Thanks, but no thanks.

    King James Version (KJV)
    18 Servants, be subject to your masters with all fear; not only to the good and gentle, but also to the froward.
    19 For this is thankworthy, if a man for conscience toward God endure grief, suffering wrongfully.
    20 For what glory is it, if, when ye be buffeted for your faults, ye shall take it patiently? but if, when ye do well, and suffer for it, ye take it patiently, this is acceptable with God.

  • Margaret

    Everything was underwater!!! 40 days and 40 nights rain. like there never was before….hence the Rainbow!!!!!!!! Thats why all the animals were on board the Ark!! The Ark remains are on Mountain in Turkey……ones have been up to visit…..living proof if you
    need it!

  • Aubrey

    I did not say SCIENCE was uncompromising. I said the commenter was uncompromising.