Darren Aronofsky explains why Noah isn't just for believers

Before Darren Aronofksy floods the world for 40 days in his movie Noah, he'll do it in comics, too. The Noah graphic novel, comes out this on March 18th, and if the movie is anything like the comic, it's bizarre, epic and Biblically accurate. Aronofksy and co-author Ari Handel stopped by to discuss their vision. » 3/17/14 12:00pm 3/17/14 12:00pm

Noah has a super-awkward family meeting in this new clip

Regardless of how accurate Darren Aronofsky's Noah movie is to the Old Testament, he's gotten the basics right — ark, two of every animal, flood, etc. In this new clip, Noah explains to his kids why they're about to spend 40 days on a floating zoo. They react better than I would have. » 3/11/14 6:27am 3/11/14 6:27am

Noah's getting a "please don't freak" disclaimer for religious people

Worried that Darren Aronofsky's adaptation of Noah might be somewhat disconcerting to Bible aficionados — and justifiably so, since there are four-armed albino angel giants running around — Paramount has decided to address the religious backlash before it starts by adding a disclaimer to all of Noah's ads, promos, and… » 2/28/14 11:45am 2/28/14 11:45am

Darren Aronofsky wins battle with studio over cuts to Noah

For the past few months, we've been unsure which version of Darren Aronofsky's Noah would be hitting theaters — there were tons of reports that Christian audiences reacted badly in screenings. Paramount had reportedly cut as many as six different versions of the film. But now, it appears Aronofsky has won. » 2/20/14 2:11pm 2/20/14 2:11pm

Bizarre and vulgar illustrations from illuminated medieval manuscripts

How do you spice up the dull task of copying line after line of a medieval manuscript? Some monks added lighthearted touches to the marginalia of their manuscripts by doodling murderous beasts, penis monsters, and lots and lots of butts. Some images below are NSFW. » 11/01/13 3:00pm 11/01/13 3:00pm