On Daron Aronofsky’s “Noah”

Movies almost never stand up to the books on which they are based. How much more daunting is the challenge with the most widely read book of all time? That question is likely why you haven’t seen Daron Aronofsky’s “Noah” yet. Don’t let it stop you. There are plenty of other reasons not to see “Noah.” The star-studded cast somehow manages to overwhelm the greatest story known to man. Russel Crowe, despite being a leading man rather than a character actor, cannot seem to escape his more famous roles. Nowhere in the Bible do I recall reading, “My name...

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