The book of eli is an effective postapocalyptic action movie with elements from both comic books and westerns thrown in for good measure. Redridge recovers the book, with a locked flap, and gives it to carnegie, who releases solara. It grips your attention, and then at the end throws in several wtf. In the movie the book of eli we discover at the end that the bible eli has been carrying the entire movie is written in braille.
The film falls in the post apocalyptic dystopian genre, and as such has similarities with many other similar films, novels, and. Pofaced religious tract denzel washington in the book of eli. The book of eli action and adventure films the guardian. The book of eli certainly brings to mind that other monstrosity among american postapocalyptic films, i am legend, which also weds the genres conventions with religious nonsense. Personally, if a movie is based on comic or book, i like to read the source material before i see the movie so i can compare and contrast. The book of eli takes the form of an ultraviolent graphic novel, with washington as a steely man with no name type who cuts a righteous path through the gullets of sinners and savages. Jan, 2010 washington and the hughes brothers do a good job of establishing this man and his world, and at first, the book of eli seems destined to be solemn. Dec 1, 2012 the book of eli sword denzel washington large 26 stay safe and healthy. Read denzel washington is a man on a mission in the book of eli and more of the latest on movies and films from a christian perspective.
The book of eli continues hollywoods obsession with postapocalyptic tales, and in many ways feels like it belongs in the same world as the road with its ashladen wastelands and crazed cannibals. Rent the book of eli 2010 starring denzel washington and gary oldman on dvd and bluray. Next, ensure that the movies are all of dvd quality. The book of eli stars denzel washington in a postapocalyptic thriller set 30 years after a final war has turned much of earth into an ashy wasteland. The history of the postwar world is explained along the way, as is the importance of elis task. So denzel washington goes up to this dude and the dude like touches him and denzel is all like yo, you put your hand on me again and ill chop it off with a machete but then the dude does it again and so denzel totally chops his hand off with a machete.
Jan 14, 2010 eli is hebrew for my god, and the bibles eli was the teacher of samuel, a great prophet. The book of eli begins as eli is engaged in one of his regular. Now by the time of the movie, books are extremely rare and eli has the last copy of the bible, that happens to be written on braille. 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 movies cool factor. The 10 hottest unrated films on netflix this story has been shared 2,043 times. Books similar to the legend of eli monpress the legend of.
The story revolves around eli, a nomad in a postapocalyptic world. Coming to theatres on january 15, 2010 starring denzel washington, gary oldman, mila kunis, ray stevenson, michael gambon, evan jones, jennifer beals. Her forced description of that, however, alerts carnegie that eli possesses the book he so covets, the bible, but the traveler wont part with it. The book of eli takes us to a painful place a place where humanity loses its humanness. The story revolves around eli, a nomad in a postapocalyptic world, who is told by a voice to deliver his copy of a mysterious book to a safe location on the west coast of the united states. Get the book of eli movie complete list of awards won and nominations. Eli doesnt fall for that, but does get her to pray with him before eating, and unintentionally allows her to see his valued book, although she cant read, much like everyone else. This book was nothing like the movie and after she read the first chapter she burned the book. Jan 15, 2010 the book of eli continues hollywoods obsession with postapocalyptic tales, and in many ways feels like it belongs in the same world as the road with its ashladen wastelands and crazed cannibals. Carnegie is determined to take possession of the book eli is guarding. In the book of eli why did denzel washingtons character let a woman get raped and her father or husband get murdered. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets.
Is the upcoming movie the book of eli based on a graphic. The girl sees elis book, and when carnegie finds out he beats her mother until she reveals what she saw. But then eli arrives at a western town ruled by carnegie gary oldman, who, like all the local overloads in westerns and gangster movies, sits behind a big desk flanked by a tall bald guy and. Goodreads members who liked eli the good also liked. The book of eli arrives on bluray with a heavily desaturated picture presentation that really adds to the films doom and gloom atmosphere. Eli and solara are surrounded and dragged out of the house. Find books like eli the good from the worlds largest community of readers.
The book of eli denzel washington gary oldman mila kunis 2010 a lone warrior denzel washington faces many dangers as he carries hope for humanitys redemption across a postapocalyptic wasteland. Spoilers every clue in the book of eli that explains the. No point being able to download the book of eli only to watch the flickering images or see it in poor resolution. Later biblical passages mention the fortunes of several of hi.
The book of eli is a movie set in a post apocalyptic world about a guy named eli, played by denzel washington. This will ensure that you can download the book of eli full movie quickly and watch within the next hour. Eli came out in 2010, just a year after the road starring vigo mortensen. The book of eli may 9, 2020 in the book of eli, denzel washington stars as a lone warrior named eli, who fights his way across the desolate wasteland of nearfuture america to realize his destiny.
When hannah came to shiloh to pray for a son, eli initially accused her of drunkenness, but when she protested her innocence, eli wished her well. Eli easton has 50 books on goodreads with 107932 ratings. Apparently, the fascination with all things apocalyptic will continue in 2010, thanks to the book of eli, the third end of the world flick released in the past four months. The book of eli paperback september 7, 2011 by mark germine author visit amazons mark germine page. Eli has in his possession the last surviving bible in the world, and he is on a mission he believes was given to him by god, to head west to where it will be safe. The fight scenes as well as the weapons scenes are tastefully done. The official facebook page for the book of eli some will kill to have it. At a time when theaters are experiencing a glut of doomsday scenarios, the hughes ashen, bombedout future world looks a little too familiar, no matter how. Jesus and the book of eli part 1 remember the book of eli. The story revolves around eli, a nomad in a postapocalyptic world, who is told by a voice to deliver his copy of a. The book of eli is a 2010 american postapocalyptic neowestern action film directed by the hughes brothers, written by gary whitta, and starring denzel washington, gary oldman, mila kunis, ray stevenson, and jennifer beals.
Carnegie threatens to kill solara, to the dismay of redridge. Hannahs eventual child, samuel, was raised by eli in the tabernacle. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. The book of eli sword denzel washington large 26 the. He cheats on his wife with pretty much anything that will move.
Parents need to know that the book of eli is very violent theres lots of weapon use, body parts getting chopped off, fighting, and dead bodies, as well as suggested rape sounds of ripping clothes and womens screams and takes place in a bleak future. Denzel washington, gary oldman and mila kunis star in this scifi action thriller. Books by eli easton author of blame it on the mistletoe. I cant imagine a movie coming out this year thats gonna top the book of eli for sheer awesomisity. Atticus ross, the producer and musician who collaborated with trent reznor on four nine inch nails albums, founded the group 12 rounds and produced the perry farrell single go all the way into the twilight for twilight, is the one chosen to supply the original score for the hughes brothers much anticipated postapocalyptic adventure the book of eli. The hughes brothers on the book of eli, dethroning avatar. Christianity and the book of eli believe it or not. Eli passes through a town and encounters the big dog in charge a man named carnegie played by gary oldman. It was one of a spat of post apocalyptic dramas with washed out color and characters who care more about surviving to the end of the day than dental hygiene. Kindle direct publishing indie digital publishing made easy. Eli was, according to the books of samuel, a high priest of shiloh. Books are scarce since apparently many people believed religion was the cause of the desolation, and so all religious books were destroyed. With denzel washington, mila kunis, ray stevenson, gary oldman.
At a time when theaters are experiencing a glut of doomsday scenarios, the hughes ashen, bombedout future world looks a little too familiar, no matter how crisply they present it. That background might render the book of eli controversial for some religious literalists. Rent the book of eli 2010 on dvd and bluray dvd netflix. The ugly get uglier and humanity splits into the hunters and the hunted. But then he meets another girl and keeps her from getting raped mila kunis character. Washington plays eli, a laconic man journeying westward across america to carry a sacred book to safety, hoping that it will restore mankind and bring a better future. A postapocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across america in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind. They make everything in the entire movie impossible and incomprehensible but, hey, wtf. Green zone is the top dvd rental in its first week on the shelves.
The book of eli2010 was an original script written by gary whitta. Its the last copy of the bible on earth, and people battle over it albeit we dont know its the bible until the very end. For the most part, eli is a moral man doing all the things that are expected of him. Jan 09, 2010 my 94 yr old mom was told about the movie titled the book of eli and wanted to read the book. Denzel washington is a man on a mission in the book of eli. The book of eli is a story about a post nuclear fallout america where anarchy is the norm and survival is hardearned. The book of eli is a 2010 american postapocalyptic 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 beals. Im at a loss for words, so let me say these right away. The story revolves around eli, a nomad in a postapocalyptic world, who is told by a voice to deliver his copy of a mysterious book to a safe.
But, in the midst of the chaos walks a man in possession of a. The book of eli repeats atop the dvd and bluray sales charts jul 1, 2010. So, i would like to know if there is a book of eli comic so i can read it before the movie. Make no mistake, the book of eli is a postapocalyptic actionadventure movie. A lone man fights his way for survival across a postapocalyptic america. Denzel washington especially brings the amazing character of eli to life with his passionate performance. By patti maguire armstrong patti maguire armstrong is an awardwinning author and was the managing editor and coauthor of ascension press bestselling amazing grace series. Also read complete information on national award, filmfare awards, cine awards, iifa, screen awards, and more for best actor. Both thorns and thistles it shall bring forth for us. Jan 16, 2010 alcon entertainments action adventure film the book of eli is a warner bros. Books similar to eli the good meet your next favorite book. Does this imply that he is blind and has been living completely by faith his entire life or is the punchline of the movie that he is the simply the last living man on earth who can read braille. Carnegie presses his blind lover claudia to send her daughter, solara, to at least convince eli to spend the night by sleeping with him.
Why the movie is titled the book of eli on the surface, one would think the movie is titled the book of eli because of the book the bible he carries. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading the book of eli. Jesus and the book of eli part 1 worldviews, worship. As a book of interpretation, this book, also called the book of eli, seeks to. Download the book of eli full movie download full movies. Solara roots through elis pack, just wanted to see the book. And denzel washington isnt exactly kirk cameron, either. However, eli proves to be the better man when he gently declines her advances. The book of eli is a dark fable set in postapocalyptic america, starring denzel washington as a lone, holy warrior protecting the last extant copy of the bible. We enter into in a gritty world devoid of either protection from the elements of nature or a government. A warrior not by choice but necessity, eli denzel washington seeks only peace but, if challenged, will.
My 94 yr old mom was told about the movie titled the book of eli and wanted to read the book. The book of eli 2010 was an original script written by gary whitta. The book of eli is a sequel to fahrenheit 451 spoilers. Redridge entreats eli to surrender the book and eli tells redridge where he hid it. I have heard from one or two places that the new film the book of eli is based on a graphic novel. The book of eli kindle edition by moffie, sam, bastiens. Eli says that when the war happened, the sun came down the light left the world. On book of eli, the main antagonist believes he could dominate other cities and people with a certain book, and has some sort of devotion for them, just as someone that would hoard books on fahrenheit 451. The book of eli kindle edition by moffie, sam, bastiens, devra. When eli failed to rein in the abusive behavior of his sons, yahweh promised to punish his family, resulting eventually in the death of eli and his sons. Eli, reproduced in the preceding pages to this introduction, is a book of prophecy, written by the anonymous author eli. Jan 15, 2010 the book of eli is a wellcrafted film with stunning cinematography, a haunting score, and moving performances from the ensemble cast. In the nottoodistant future, some 30 years after the final war, a solitary man walks across the wasteland that was once america. Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times.298 457 480 660 690 222 836 1507 74 910 283 1535 353 1248 1145 160 1516 506 111 1445 1481 1342 915 82 1462 426 480 658 797 260 581 784 1402 1521 445 184 1140 1248 1512 1396 1093 959 697 602 99 233 744 1315 890 641