"The Book of Eli" falls prey to several of the problems that "The Road" had, and while it wasn't as big a failure as that film, it's still a lot of apocalyptic wasteland to get through.
Full Review. Jan 13, · I'm at a loss for words, so let me say these right away: "The Book of Eli" is very watchable. You won't be sorry you went.
It grips your attention, and then at the end throws in several WTF! moments, which are a bonus. They make everything in the entire movie impossible and incomprehensible -- but, hey, WTF. Now to the words I am at a loss for. Jan 17, · The movie is torn from the spaghetti western style book, with lots of long shots of Eli walking through the desert, gunfights in the middle of town, and, of. Jan 14, · The Book of Eli is a painterly film, crafted with style and nuance as opposed to more grounded, realistic depictions of the Apocalypse as seen in The Road.
The action is 8/ Unlike The Road, The Book of Eli does not linger on the bleak, morose and desolate dying Earth. The world in Book of Eli while barren and hot, is also filled with brutal killers and savages, but there always appears to be a light at the end of the tunnel.
I liked that/5. Jan 14, · Washington is carrying such a book, and while the film affects to offer some suspense over its identity, only the most ingenuous will fail to work it out in first few minutes. It's big, covered in.
Jan 15, · “The Book of Eli” is a well-crafted film with stunning cinematography, a haunting score, and moving performances from the ensemble cast. Denzel Washington especially brings the amazing character of Eli to life with his passionate performance. Jan 15, · Movie Review The Book of Eli Its brutal content is not for all tastes, but this thoughtful action movie finds Denzel Washington protecting the last copy of a very important book: the Bible.
Russ. Eli Review saves you time, makes teaching easier, and delivers powerful data about learning and improvement. Individual reviewer comments can be rated by the writer, endorsed by the instructor, and added to revision plans. Eli's review reports summarize student and class-level feedback and engagement during peer learning exercises. Jan 14, · The Book of Eli has the potential to be a great film or complete rubbish depending on your expectations of what is to come.
If you are looking for a film with some deeper meaning then I would not recommend it. However, if you are looking for a film with beautiful cinematography, solid acting and a little bit of fun action then you will be pleased/10(K). Jan 15, · The Book of Eli is a strong story about a God-fearing man determined to obey the will of the Lord. However, the violence and language is too much for families.
If the studio decided to release an edited version of this film, then it might find a bigger Christian audience flocking to. Oct 14, · As post-apocalyptic movie fiction goes, "The Book of Eli" is not a crowd-pleaser like the "Mad Max" series nor silly like any of the "Planet of the Apes" films.
Jan 15, · The Book of Eli takes the violent, gritty feel of a spaghetti western, marries it with elements of "The Road," places it in the future and gives it a spiritual twist.
Read full review53%(33). The Book of Eli Review The Book of Eli is both derivative (start with Mad Max, Fahrenheit and Walter M. Miller Jr.’s novel A Canticle for Leibowitz) and silly. The look is great, all desaturated cinematography, ruined landscapes and grimly ironic product placements: Hats off to K-Mart, J.
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Jan 07, · THE BOOK OF ELI is an effective post-apocalyptic action movie with elements from both comic books and Westerns thrown in for good measure. For instance, to protect themselves from the harsh sunlight, all the characters wear sunglasses or goggles, but rather than rendering them impersonal or distant, they only ramp up the movie's cool factor.3/5.
Jun 15, · Coming from the talents of the Hughes brothers, 'The Book of Eli' follows a lone, determined man through a spiritual journey in a post-apocalyptic wasteland of aimless, desolate souls.
Mar 17, · xn--4-dtb2ajakeejf.xn--p1ai 'The Book of Eli' Review Spill Crew reviews 'The Book of Eli'. Jan 15, · The Book of Eli is, perhaps, the most explicitly Christian film I’ve seen come out of the secular film industry since The Passion of the Christ. Indeed, it’s something of a Sunday sermon wrapped in a Mad Max adventure.
The Bible—what it is and what it says—lies at the heart of this cinematic Book. Jan 15, · THE BOOK OF ELI Review by Matt Goldberg January 15, SHARE TWEET.
I loves me a good western and The Book of Eli fits the bill. Don’t let. Review: Book of Eli Caps Wasteland Saga With a Twist The Book of Eli starts out with 10 minutes of dialogue-free imagery depicting the type of post-apocalyptic wasteland made familiar in recent.
Jan 07, · Eli is a man who is following God's will for him. Yes he does fight a lot of people but those who say violence and Christianity shouldnt mix clearly havent read the book of 3/5. If The Book of Eli had more Eli hand-to-hand combat scenes and a cleaner plot (illogical moments abound), it would be more than a “what if” movie.
Rating: / Soundtrack Review for The. Jan 21, · (Watch "The Book of Eli" movie trailer) This is a gripping God 'n' guns hit: "The Book of Eli" is a boon for believers, says John Nolte in Breitbart’s Big Hollywood.
It’s not a "hyper-reverent. Jan 15, · The Book of Eli reminds me of a funeral sermon delivered by a priest too young to be confident to go off the good book. As he quotes scripture, he’ll find himself wandering and relating personal anecdotes, which are amusing and touching and make the parishoners chuckle.
Jan 15, · Read the Empire Movie review of Book Of Eli, The. Mad Max 2 with Thought for the Day thrown in. There s some ace post-holocaust action, but you 2/5. Eli tells Carnegie that he dreams of finding a town where the people need the book, but he tells Carnegie that it is not here.
Carnegie orders Redridge to shoot Eli as he walks away, but Redridge misses twice. A shootout ensues and Eli kills most of Carnegie's men and hits Carnegie in the knee. The Book of Eli is a American post-apocalyptic neo-Western action film directed by The Hughes Brothers, written by Gary Whitta, and starring Denzel Washington, Gary Oldman, Mila Kunis, Ray Stevenson, and Jennifer xn--4-dtb2ajakeejf.xn--p1ai story revolves around Eli, a nomad in a post-apocalyptic world, who is told by a voice to deliver his copy of a mysterious book to a safe location on the West Coast of.
Jan 16, · The Book of Eli Philip French. Sat 16 Denzel Washington plays Eli (named for the Old Testament prophet), a loner carrying the world's last surviving copy of the King James Bible to. The Book of Eli works, even if the preservation of Christianity isn’t high on your personal post-apocalypse bucket list. Establishing its storytelling rules clearly and well, the film simply is better, and better-acted, than the average end-of-the-world fairy tale. Read full review.
Normal People Review: A Faithful, If Sometimes Flawed, The Book of Eli could have been a lot better, but for a portrayal of society at the end of all prosperity and hope, it really could be a.
Jun 15, · Read our review of The Book Of Eli the new post-apocalyptic action movie starring Denzel Washington Gary Oldman Mila Kunis and Jennifer xn--4-dtb2ajakeejf.xn--p1ai: Simon Assaad. Jan 15, · The Book of Eli stars Denzel Washington as a lone wanderer, making his away across a post-nuclear holocaust America, scavenging and scraping to survive - and well adept at xn--4-dtb2ajakeejf.xn--p1ai film opens with a really riveting scene, slowly panning across a wooded area covered in ash, and with more ash still falling from the sky.3/5.
Jan 15, · The Book of Eli. Futuristic drama. Starring Denzel Washington, Gary Oldman and Mila xn--4-dtb2ajakeejf.xn--p1aied by Albert and Allen Hughes. (R. minutes. Jan 16, · The Book of Eli takes us to a painful place — a place where humanity loses its humanness. We enter into in a gritty world devoid of either protection from the elements of nature or a government.
The ugly get uglier and humanity splits into the hunters and the hunted. Jan 15, · Although this new one has its comic-book qualities, good and bad, the Hugheses have stanched the blood in “The Book of Eli,” making it easier to. But Book of Eli is utterly unaware of the illogic in any of that, lost in a strange, post-apocalyptic, Christian fervor which believes rather than thinks read more [Cinema Blend] Mila Kunis (right) as Solara, Denzel Washington (center) as Eli and Michael Gambon (background) as George in Alcon Entertainment’s action adventure film “The.
Those of you who have read my review of the recent Cormac McCarthy adaptation, "The Road", know how I feel about the term "post-apocalyptic". But here we go again. "The Book of Eli" takes place in a (sigh) post-apocalyptic wasteland. All we know is that it's been thirty years since "the war" when "the sky was ripped open" and there was "the flash".
Jul 06, · The Book of Eli is screenwriter, Gary Whitta's, take on a western samurai film. Many have taken explicity pro-Christian themes from the film, but is it that. "The Book of Eli" Review: I must confess that midway through The Book of Eli's entire minute run time I found myself secretly wondering if, at the end, Tom Cruise wasn't going to show up and we would learn that this was, in fact.
That and a quiet Denzel Washington wielding a sword sets up The Book of Eli, yet another post-apocalyptic thriller set in the future (or lack thereof). The post-apocalypse film may be getting old after films like Children of Men, The Road, I Am Legend, etc., but The Book of Eli manages to keep itself away from the cliché apocalypse film.
Two-Disc Blu-Ray Review: “The Book of Eli” arrives on Blu-ray loaded with special features like an awesome picture-in-picture video track jam-packed with interviews, behind-the-scenes footage, and screen to storyboard comparisons, as well as a series of mini-featurettes ranging from production design to stunts.
Also included is a short. Watch The Book Of Eli movie trailer and get the latest cast info, photos, movie review and more on xn--4-dtb2ajakeejf.xn--p1ai%(33). Oct 18, · Eli (Charlie Shotwell) is a very sick xn--4-dtb2ajakeejf.xn--p1ai’s forced to wear an astronaut’s suit most of the time because his immune system is so weak that ordinary air could kill him.
In a final effort to cure their son, Eli’s parents (Kelly Reilly and Max Martini) take the boy to a creepy old house that has been turned into a medical facility run by the mysterious Dr. Horn (Lili Taylor). Oct 27, · As teased in my review of Eli, the latest Netflix and Chills offering is a horror film that hopscotches into a couple of different spooky subgenres. The premise of a boy "allergic to the world. At first glance, The Book of Eli appears to be just another violent post-apocalyptic film from Hollywood.
But beyond the bloody scenes and foul language, audiences will discover a compelling story fil. 1 day ago · Eli walks alone in post-apocalyptic America. He heads west on a mission he doesn’t fully understand but knows he must complete. In his backpack is the last copy of a book that could become the wellspring of a revived society. Eli keeps his blade sharp and his survival instincts sharper as his quest thrusts him into explosive conflict with a resourceful warlord set on possessing the book.
Denzel WashingtonEli. Review: Book of Eli Caps Wasteland Saga With a Twist. The Book of Eli starts out with 10 minutes of dialogue-free imagery depicting the type of post-apocalyptic wasteland made familiar in recent. The Book of Eli Movie Review: Critics Rating: stars, click to give your rating/review,The film is essentially an extremely well-shot action drama embellished with some fine performances. Jan 14, · He’s a man on a mission, and he has a really big knife With its religious overtones and unabashedly Christian hero, The Book Of Eli has more on its mind than your average end-of .