'Noah' and the Boring Fundamentalism of Hollywood Bible Movies

August 5, 2014 4:22 PM

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'Noah' and the Boring Fundamentalism of Hollywood Bible Movies

They are marked by an agenda - to evangelize the viewer - which leads to inane, superficial art. The themes are poorly executed and overwrought. Instead of life imitated in inspiring ways through the medium of film, a sermon is smugly preached at an inferior audience.

But recently, the cultural winds have been blowing Hollywood heavyweights toward making movies about the Bible. #God is currently trending for some reason. And rest assured, these studio executives are not trying to evangelize. They are trying to cash in, and they are handing elite actors, writers, ...

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