Noah

Paramount Pictures Rated PG-13 for violence, disturbing images and brief suggestive content. Running time: 139 minutes Two and a half stars out of four. “Noah,” Darren Aronofsky’s take on the biblical tale of Noah’s Ark, is a fascinating and frustrating amalgamation of a couple different cinematic impulses that wouldn’t necessarily seem to go together. Aesthetically, […]

What the Flick?! — Noah

Behold the bat-shit craziness as Darren Aronofsky takes on The Bible. But despite its gorgeous visuals and dazzling special effects, Aronofsky’s version of the Noah’s Ark tale almost isn’t crazy enough. It’s actually quite faith-affirming — surprisingly so for a big-budget studio picture.

The Bling Ring

A24 Films Rated R for teen drug and alcohol use, and for language including some brief sexual references. Running time: 90 minutes. Two stars out of four. The sense of detachment that is a signature of Sofia Coppola’s work – the coolly distant, stylishly dreamlike way she regards her characters _ works to her detriment […]