NOAH (UK CERT: 12A)
Director: Darren Aronofsky
Music: Clint Mansell
Stars: Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Anthony Hopkins, Ray Winstone
Biblical epics never seem to translate well from paper to the big screen. Mel Gibson’s 2004 misfire, The Passion of the Christ, showed just how difficult it was to turn promising source material into silver screen gold.
Now, 10 years on from that, Black Swan director Darren Aronofsky breathes new life into the biblical genre with his take on the classic ‘Noah’ tale. But can his sixth attempt behind the camera reverse the ailing genre’s fortunes? Continue reading