I was able to see Noah this week and LOVED it. Most importantly, it made me want to go back and read the biblical account again. What more could we hope for? Obviously, it was a story loosely based on Noah. I’m not sure why Christians would have expected more from Hollywood and a director who doesn’t share our beliefs. I certainly didn’t. Maybe, that’s why I wasn’t disappointed. Still, if it puts the subject out there and gets a discussion going and if it gets people to open up their Bibles and read more, I want to support that.
Word on the street is that Christians are actually going to movies and Hollywood can make some money if they are paying attention. For the first time EVER, two of the top five movies this weekend were about the Judeo-Christian worldview of God. (I haven’t seen “God’s Not Dead” yet.) And there are more coming! I’m looking forward to seeing “Heaven is for Real” and later this year is “The Exodus”.
Just perhaps this movie wasn’t FOR us. The idea that God might be using Hollywood to tell the world that He’s coming back was not lost on me. “As in the days of Noah….