Film Review: The Book of Eli
Religion is power. It is a simple statement and one that carries quite a bit of truth to it because regardless of where you stand on issues of faith it is hard to deny that religion has been at the center of most of human history. Much good in the ...
|4 out of 4 found this review helpful.|
Interesting, could of been better
The Hughes brothers return after a 9 year hiatus with their first feature film since From Hell. The directors of Menace 2 Society and Dead Presidents. Staring Denzel Washington it is set approximately 30 after an unknown event has caused the end of most the life on Earth. He is ...
|3 out of 3 found this review helpful.|
This Book Is A Good Movie
Walking into The Book of Eli, I didn't really know what to expect aside from the fact that it's set in a depressing post-apocalyptic wasteland, and it features Denzel wielding a big knife and doing cool things with it. If that's all the movie had been, I probably would have ...
|2 out of 2 found this review helpful.|
I was unaware that religious undertones could still be effective in film today, but "The Book of Eli" undoubtedly proves that point. The film stars Denzel Washington as Eli, a man whom is on a mission. He contains the last of a sacred book (*spoiler alert for the rest ...
|1 out of 1 found this review helpful.|
To be blunt, is this a perfect movie? Oh... oh, God no. This movie is not even close to perfection and yet, somehow, I was entirely satisfied when it ended. I am entirely unsure how, but I felt good when it was over. It's not often that an End-of-the-World movie ...
|1 out of 2 found this review helpful.|
The Book of Eli
THE BOOK OF ELI directed by The Hughes Brothers written by Gary Whitta starring Denzel Washington, Gary Oldman, Mila Kunis THE DEALIn a post-apocalyptic wasteland, a lone wanderer must protect a book that he is determined to carry west. THE GOOD Pretty Apocalypse I’m a sucker for post-apocalyptic settings, and the ...
|1 out of 4 found this review helpful.|
The Good Book, in a somewhat good film
I thought Book of Eli was really well made. The directors did a great job of conveying the dried up and desolate environment. In fact, between Book of Eli and The Road, I'd say BoE actually did a better job presenting that bleak vision. Of course, BoE also probably had ...
The Book of Eli is an interesting post-apocalyptic story which takes most of it's beats from iconic Western and Kurosawa films. The main protagonist Eli, played by Denzel Washington, is obsessed with delivering a copy of the King James Bible to the west-coast of the United States in a world ...
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|Name||The Book of Eli|
|US Release||Jan. 15, 2010|
|UK Release||Jan. 15, 2010|
|AUS Release||April 15, 2010|
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