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The “Book of Eli” is an exceptionally engrossing film. The person renting this film will not waste his or her money. The cinematic art work of the film makes it all the more presentable; and interesting to the movie buff. The film is painted in hues of brown and blue. There are many scenes towards the movie’s conclusion which are jaw-dropping. The jaw dropping events in the movie only add to the audience’s enjoyment of it.

Denzel Washington plays Eli: he is a loner and a continual foot traveler. Eli is walking towards the West. The land he walks has been apparently devastated. His trek has taken him nearly thirty years. Eli is on his way to the shore. Someone inquires during the film how Eli knows he is headed towards the west. Eli answers affirmatively that it is faith that keeps him going. The answer provides an added dimension to the film; allowing the film’s audience to take notice all the more. This notice however does not take hold until later on in the movie.

Eli is quite masterful when it comes to using weaponry. He is a “quick draw McGraw” when it comes to any type of gun or knife. He is also skilled in the martial arts. The film’s plot is one where a horrible event has taken out most of the populous of the world. As a consequence there are only ruins left. The remaining persons are tortured and victimized by roaming thieves; and other bad guys. Each gang seems to have a tall shaved-headed man, a tag along despicable short man and a fair amount of minions as far as its assemblage.

The skyline or horizon of the movie is (once again) truly artistic. Burnish brown; and light blue makes for a desolate landscape. Water within the landscape is at a premium; or notably nearly non-existent.

Regardless, Eli has plenty of grit. When he is set u

| 2010 | 1 hr 58 min | 6.9/10 | 53/100
Denzel Washington, Gary Oldman, Mila Kunis, Ray Stevenson
The Hughes brothers
Produced By
Joel Silver,Susan Downey,Andrew Kosove,Broderick Johnson,Denzel Washington

Also directed by Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes

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