Russell Crowe Confronts Life’s Nasty Weather in ‘Noah’ - NYTimes.com
But Darren Aronofsky,
in his ambitious fusion of Old Testament awe with modern blockbuster
spectacle, dwells on the dark and troubling implications of Noah’s
Mr. Aronofsky’s earnest, uneven, intermittently powerful film, is both a
psychological case study and a parable of hubris and humility. At its
best, it shares some its namesake’s ferocious conviction, and not a
little of his madness.