Jon Stewart Sends Noah Haters Back To Bible School

Darren Aronofsky's Noah premiered to a flood of negative nellies, naysaying about the gritty manner in which their favorite Biblical character was handled. "There wasn't enough God! Why was Noah drunk?" some complained. Thank goodness for Jon Stewart and The Daily Show, who actually picked up a Bible to educate the… » 4/09/14 11:30am 4/09/14 11:30am

Noah Is the Best and Worst Bible Movie You'll Ever See

Noah is the first of the great Bible epics coming in 2014, and it's probably going to be the weirdest. Black Swan director Darren Aronofsky has created an intense, disturbing reinterpretation of the Old Testament flood story that owes a lot to obscure rabbinical debates and fantasy epics. Get ready to see the Bible » 3/28/14 12:34pm 3/28/14 12:34pm

Read An Exclusive Chapter From the Novelization of Aronofsky's Noah

Darren Aronofsky has reimagined one of the most famous stories in the Bible for his new movie Noah. You have to wait until March 28 to see the film for yourself — but you can read the first chapter of the novelization by Mark Morris right now, exclusively at io9! » 3/19/14 2:49pm 3/19/14 2:49pm

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

The Coolest and Wrongest Spoilers of 2012

This was a year of wild surprises and baffling mysteries. Pop culture threw us some curve-balls, and we didn't see them coming. Except when we did. Our attempts to predict the future had about a 50 percent success rate, in the face of crazy rumors and even crazier facts. For example, how did you like that Spider-Man… » 12/31/12 12:00pm 12/31/12 12:00pm

Set photo reveals the Ark in Darren Aronofsky’s NOAH is filled with…

Time to rename Darren Aronofsky's NOAH to Nightmare Boat. The first ever image from inside Noah's Ark on Aronofsky's movie about the time God said, "Fuck it, let's flood the Earth and put two of every animal in a wooden ship," is out. So what's in Noah's Ark? Just a crap load of snakes. So many snakes. It's truly a boat … » 9/25/12 12:29pm 9/25/12 12:29pm

First look at Russell Crowe as Sexy Noah, murderer of the Unicorns

The very first image of Russell Crowe as Darren Aronofsky's Noah is out, and it is hilarious. Playing the beloved bible school character Noah, this furst look at Crowe in his Noah gear has us scratching our heads. We love Aronofsky, but we're not completely sure we're ready for a hot, gritty Noah with a crap load of… » 8/10/12 1:27pm 8/10/12 1:27pm

An Exclusive Excerpt from Max Barry's New Cyborg Novel, Machine Man

Max Barry blew our minds with his dystopian future novel Jennifer Government, and now he's back with Machine Man, a cyborg novel that he premiered in a different form on his website last year. Darren Aronofsky is already attached to direct the movie version. » 7/13/11 2:00pm 7/13/11 2:00pm