The book of eli action and adventure films the guardian. Jan 14, 2010 alcon entertainments action adventure film the book of eli is a warner bros. This is a dark, unforgiving parable set in the future. However, eli proves to be the better man when he gently declines her advances.
Jul 01, 2019 the event that, in the movie, caused a hole to be torn in the sky signifies an act of nature that could destroy the ozone layer exposing the earths surface to uvb and other radiation, an extinction level event. When eli refuses to give up the book, carnegie orders him killed. The book of eli stars denzel washington as a lone wanderer, making his away across a postnuclear holocaust america, scavenging and scraping to survive and well adept at it. Carnegie gary oldman is literate and deadly, at war with himself. With denzel washington, mila kunis, ray stevenson, gary oldman. Jan 15, 2010 the book of eli, which has a deliberately ugly bleached copper look, is like a videogame mashup of american and spaghetti westerns and japanese samurai flicks. To getan idea ofthe advantages w hich m ay be derived from the pursuitofknow ledge w hileengaged in som e breadw inning activity, our young peopleshould read the biographies ofsuch m en asa braham lincoln,benjam in franklin,bookert. Solara returns with the canteen and begs eli to stop.
In the book of eli, eli kills out of selfdefence, but mainly out of defense of the bible, in some instances one might argue he over steps this right, invading on aggressive killing. A weapon aimed right at the hearts and minds of the weak and the desperate. A man travels across a wasteland, carrying a mysterious and powerful book. The 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. Carnegie believes that the power of the bibles words will give him an effective means of manipulating his citizenryin effect, he hopes to twist the words of scripture to crush his. Denzel washington is a man on a mission in the book of eli. Rent the book of eli 2010 on dvd and bluray dvd netflix. Redridge tells carnegie that most of their men are dead and decides to use the. Carnegie presses his blind lover claudia to send her daughter, solara, to at least convince eli to spend the night by sleeping with him. Mar 30, 2010 book of eli is a wake up call for originality in both secular and christian movies. It is at this point that his greatest obstacle is yet to come in the person of carnegie, gary oldman who, like eli, is a survivor from the time before. In his backpack is the last copy of a book that could become the wellspring of a revived society. Eli denzel washington is traveling on foot through a warravaged american desert carrying and protecting a book he feels can save mankind.
In a metaphorical way, eli is constantly walking through the valley of death psalm 23 and never fears any evil. Redridge matter of factly shoots a guard in the head, killing him. 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. 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 men you killed in my bar, now they were nobody. Svaki mjesec posjeti nas vise od 4 500 000 surfera. Monospace sansserif, proportional serif, monospace serif, casual, script, small caps.
Jan 16, 2010 eli, still suffering from his wound fisher king, anyone. Though eli prefers peace, he will risk death to protect his precious cargo, for he must. 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. Jesus and the book of eli part 1 worldviews, worship. Eli knows the couple eats people because of the rattling tea cups. Carnegie gary odman and eli denzel washington each explain what the book means. When eli denzel washington first sits in the room in which carnegie gary. He cheats on his wife with pretty much anything that will move. Jul 20, 2014 spoilers ahead the movies 4 years old, but just in case. The book of eli begins as eli is engaged in one of his regular. Jan 15, 2010 carnegie says he can use the book as a weapon to control the weakminded. Thirty years after war turned the world into a wasteland, a lone warrior named eli denzel washington marches across the ruined landscape, carrying hope for humanitys redemption. The book of eli 2010 frequently asked questions imdb. Feb 22, 2014 jesus and the book of eli part 1 remember the book of eli.
He lets eli go after eli survives the first gun battle scene. He finds a small town ruled by a ruthless man, who attempts to take the book. Eli and carnegie are old enough to remember the time before the. Both thorns and thistles it shall bring forth for us.
Eli came out in 2010, just a year after the road starring vigo mortensen. Eli gets into a fight with some of the bikers and kills all but one. Spoilers every clue in the book of eli that explains the. There have been many dead world movies around lately. The owner is the only refined man left, carnegie gary oldman his.
Carneiges chief advisor and enforcer, and a fairly competent one. 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. Only one other man gary oldman understands the power of what eli carries, and he is determined to take it for himself. Unlike the road, the book of eli does not linger on the bleak, morose and desolate dying earth. Youngsters w ould find thatthe tw o things w hich countm ostin the w inning ofaplace in. The war tore a hole in the sky, the sun came down, burnt everything, everyone, i wandered, i didnt really know what i should do or where i was going. Proportional serif, monospace serif, casual, script, small caps. Watch the book of eli online stream full movie directv.
The title is a reference to both the book that eli carries, and the fact that the. Book of eli, the bd steelbook eli walks alone in postapocalyptic america. Both are burdened with the memory of a more civilized time. The girl sees eli s book, and when carnegie finds out he beats her mother until she reveals what she saw. Eli washington walks along an endless, dead highway with his long, brown coat over tattered. The book of eli, which we will call eli, reproduced in the preceding pages to this introduction, is a book of prophecy, written by the anonymous author eli. The book of eli is directed by brothers albert and allen hughes dead. He heads west along the highway of death on a mission he doesnt fully understand but knows he must complete. Pofaced religious tract denzel washington in the book of eli. Elis power is further proved when one of carnegies men, redridge, tries to shoot him and misses. Your thoughts on the movie if you have not yet seen the movie and dont want it to be spoilt for you then wait until you have seen it before you read any further. Carnegie gary oldman explains that the book is a weapon. Much of this is anxiety about global warming, but the book of eli relies on an older source of conflict.
Jan 16, 2010 eli has been traveling on foot for years and is nearing the end of his mission. However, he feels like he has been chosen by his god to protect the last surviving bible on earth. There is also an oral tradition of eli, which i have on good authority, and which has helped guide me in the writing of this book. Rent the book of eli 2010 starring denzel washington and gary oldman on dvd and bluray. Watch this everyday and change your life denzel washington motivational speech 2020 duration. Carnegie has the town engineer carefully pick open the lock on the book. Following orders from carnegie, redridge twice tries to shoot eli as hes walking away, but misses both times. 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. Carnegie gary oldman wants to recruit eli denzel washington. The book of eli 1 hours and 58 minutes movie 2010 in a violent postapocalyptic society, a drifter, eli, has been wandering westward across north america for the last thirty years. The book of eli is an effective postapocalyptic action movie with elements from both comic books and westerns thrown in for good measure.
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. After yahshuas death, eli the priest left the tabernacle which moses erected in the desert and established on mount gerizim, and built another one under his own rule in the hills of shilo 1 samuel 1. Gary oldman as carnegie is the perfect wicked biblical king, who is. If we want to rule more than one small, fuckin town, we have to have it. The memoirs of alton augustus adams, sr first black. Carnegie is supposed to be the bad guy, but he sure says a lot of things that make sense. If you havent heard of it yet are interested then continue if you dont mind the plot being told though i recommend you see it first, good movie. 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. The book of eli brings us a scenario where both have been blamed for.
What marine recruits go through in boot camp earning the title making marines on parris island duration. When carnegie discovers that eli carries the book in question, he sets his team of cronies led by an underused ray stevenson on him. Redridge and carnegies men arrive and hold eli at gunpoint and bring him to carnegie. He heads west along the highway of death on a mission he doesnt fully understand but. Thus, he established both an illegitimate priesthood and an illegitimate place of worship. Feb 14, 2015 the book of eli bts apocalyptic san francisco 2010 denzel washington, mila kunis movie hd duration. When he is cornered and then propositioned by carnegie, eli does not bat an eye and walks past carnegie. Book of eli carnegie asks eli to stay night youtube. Denzel washington in a world where it pays to be a loner. Elis nemesis is carnegie gary oldman, the leader of a dusty town who reads any book his men can acquire for him. Jan 15, 2010 a road warrior of a different sort, the title character played by denzel washington in the book of eli spends much of the story traveling by foot across an eerie landscape, a long and quick.
But carnegie gary oldman, the powerhungry dictator of a decrepit survivors colony, is also interested in elis book for very different reasons. 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. They say the war tore a hole in the sky, youve probably heard the stories. Doesnt have a hair on his head, serves as carnieges right hand man and is implied to lust after solara brains and brawn.357 621 203 1360 906 1010 29 714 1231 927 1245 1020 260 1022 596 216 791 613 365 840 646 396 1470 604 1050 7 950 997 764 1393 401 563 67 1336 1464 1223 417 1098 214 599 473 238 330 11 84 336 824 304 1113