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Science Fiction and Religion – Noah

The movie Noah was much better than I thought it would be. I also feel like I have liked it more – and for different reasons – than other people. My goal with this post is to say why I thought this was one of the best movies I have ever seen.

Holly did her LitFlix on this movie already, so she’s talked about some of the differences between the movie and the source material already, and some of the controversy. People at either extreme of the debates this movie tackled had trouble with it. People tied to a literal interpretation of the Bible had trouble with it. People who are pure science had trouble as well, feeling that the whole film was a waste of time.

There’s also the fact that it took a somewhat fantastical approach, but given the director, Darren Aronofsky, and some of his other work – like, say, The Fountain – how could you not expect this? This is a director who makes films that make you think, that aren’t obvious, and that is why I think that our Science Fiction and Religion category applies.

So when you get past all of these extremes, you have the movie I watched. And it had a point and a purpose.

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How to Prepare for Bioshock Infinite

So Bioshock Infinite comes out March 26th, and while we have our collector’s edition copy pre-ordered, there are some things it feels like might be helpful in preparing for the game. Gearing up for Bioshock Infinite? Or wondering what all the hubbub is about? Read on!

ALTERNATE BLOG POST TITLE: Trailer Watch: Bioshock Infinite

NOTE: I’m pretty sure this is not going to be a very serious post. But I hope you enjoy anyways. Onwards! Continue reading