David Denby(New Yorker): In a unwedded sequence, Aronofsky combines creationism, Darwinian development, original sin, the end of days, and native environmentalism.
Ben Sachs(Chicago Reader): For whole the high-tech showmanship on bring into view, this retelling of Noah and the Ark marks a earnest effort to engage with the Old Testament of the same kind with a literary text.
Christy Lemire(ChristyLemire.com): In some ways, Noah resembles one of those Kirk Cameron movies with reference to the apocalypse, only with a less ill cast and more dazzling special personal estate.
Keith Uhlich(Time Out New York): Rock Transformers.
James Berardinelli(ReelViews): It's overlong and a ages sluggish. The fights and battles, designed to bestow an epic fantasy feel to the movie, are low in pitch miscalculations. And the overabundance of CGI many times makes Noah look like a video undertaking.
Bob Mondello(NPR): Darren Aronofsky's thin skin about the Old Testament shipbuilder has been sparking dispute – but there's no denying that the Great Flood, digitized, is a affected great flood.
Wesley Lovell(Cinema Sight): It isn't the changes to the base lie that are bothersome. It's the bat-guano crazy embellishments that make weak to no sense in the majestic scheme of things that do.
Melissa Anderson(Artforum): Aronofsky's signature grandiosity is too often at disparity with — and diminished by — the familial melodrama he has created within the vessel.
Mal Vincent(The Virginian-Pilot): Noah manages to exist both reverent and action-conscious, limit not strongly either one.
John Anderson(America Magazine): It ranges very much, wide and clumsily in expanding its flimsy source material, but Noah aches with aspiration, its sincerity and ambition substantially leaping off the screen.
David Nusair(Reel Film Reviews): It's in the end clear that the movie could've confused half of its running time on the outside of sacrificing any of its important fiction and character beats…
Linda Cook(Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)): It's certainly not the formerly-whimsical Bible story that's told to to such a degree many children. Director Darren Aronofsky's 'Noah' is a dramatic literature about a tormented man determined to vouchsafe God's bidding and near to people who are ravaging the transitory state.
Robert Denerstein(Movie Habit): Aronofsky makes each intermittently arresting Bible movie
Corey Hall(Metro Times (Detroit, MI)): Aronofsky's elevated, crazy vision is filled with more awe and reverence than a traditionary snoozefest like Son of God, and, in its fun, flawed and chaotic way, Noah is a popcorn flick around the endless wonders of the universe and of the human soul.
Alynda Wheat(People Magazine): Darren Aronofsky upends meeting.-but stays true to the the scriptures-with this controversial epic.
Kevin A. Ranson(MovieCrypt.com): Pro-vegan and anti-pertaining messages aside… as (a) non-Biblical, other history version of the Great Flood, there's some interesting stuff going up~ the body here.
Jim Schembri(3AW): A wet-logged turkey…an epic disaster of in good earnest biblical proportions…Bloated, gloomy, super self-sober and – worst of all – boring, the thin skin is so dull and portentous it's probable to make atheists convert, just such they can pray to God to economize them.
Jeffrey Overstreet(Looking Closer): There is in like manner much here that is wonderful and particular, my problems with the film are not plenteous more than quibbles. … I think Noah is Darren Aronofsky's Take Shelter.
Jeffrey M. Anderson(San Francisco Examiner): Add Darren Aronofsky's "Noah" to the roll of Bible-themed film epics ranging from majestic to stuffy to silly.
John Beifuss(Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)): An auteurist monument to monomania inspired by Judeo-Christian cultivation's most famous report of a belonging reboot..
Neil Pond(American Profile): A gallant, trippy new interpretation of an antiquated, old story, about miracles of varying largeness and shape, in which we tranquil today might find some new angles of afflatus.
Walter Chaw(Film Freak Central): a deep insane interpretation
Jonathan Romney(Sight and Sound): What's once for all impressive about Noah, even to those of us who are unkindly unconditional Aronofskians, is the degree of unyielding faith on which this massively eager for superiority venture is built.
Margaret Pomeranz(At the Movies (Australia)): It's interesting. It's too long. It's three stars from me.
Rich Cline(Contactmusic.com): Darren Aronofsky continues to ambitiously organized observation with genres in this Old Testament blockbuster, ~-end this is his first real false step as a filmmaker, as the moving parts simply don't annex up.
Chris Fyvie(The Skinny): Darren Aronofsky has managed … manoeuvre, and pointed ecological commentary, in among the blood, wrath and spectacle of this fascinating Old Testament aptness.