Eli occasionally stumbles into other denizens of this wasteland. I always thought that conversation he had with the blind mother sort of implied he. Eli was blind the entire move, so yes divine intervention was the entire twist to the movie. The book of eli is kind of like watching the book of mormon filmed and rewritten as a futuristic action movie, except with fewer hot bitches. He stumbles into an old west town run by the one guy smart enough to hoard water and surround himself with thugs to protect it. 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 trudges across the landscape with a bible in his backpack. If you have yet to see this awesome flick, then i hope this article encourages you to finally watch this rrated christian movie about what would happen if the world was devoid of the bible watch the continue reading the book of eli. Book of eli 2 2021 rumors, plot, cast, and release date. This seems to be literally true as even though he his shot at twice while walking away, none of them hit him in a literal deus ex machina that seems to prevent any. In the first house eli holes up in, he looks at the mouse, he roots through his bag.
Included in this set are elis beanie cap, sunglasses, shawl, jacket, sweater, tshirt, pants, belt. One can only assume that it was denzel washingtons faith that led him to get involved in such a goofy project, but if. Exact same model and color featured in movie book of eli. In the bible, the high priest eli was blind, and some might say that there are several scenes which may indicate that in the. This distressed costume can be seen worn by eli throughout the film. Here are some points in favor of eli possessing sight. A wacky piece of pseudoreligious twaddle dressed up as a solemn, silly postapocalyptic action flick, the book of eli is a tome that should have been kept resolutely closed. It was his first and foremost mission to get it safely to its home. Watch the movie very carefully, and its pretty apparent. Eli was, according to the books of samuel, a high priest of shiloh. In the movie the book of eli, was the character played by.
A selfassured solara returns to her sweet blind mother building an identity mediated. Eli was blind before the war and after finding the bible and hearing gods voice he regained his sight until his task was completed finding a safe place for the bible this is why he did things a blind man would do and could read braille and also why is eyes were normal at the start of the film and clouded and the end. Eli washington walks alone in postapocalyptic america. The book he carried was the most important thing he saved. With denzel washington, mila kunis, ray stevenson, gary oldman. The book of eli is a sequel to fahrenheit 451 spoilers. In his backpack is the last copy of a book that could become the wellspring of a re. Mar 03, 2017 i thought he was blind when i saw the movie. As with eli, water will gravitate to the top of the list.
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. Eli has to feel the feet to see if there are boots on the skeleton. Carnegie holds her blind mother hostage to bend her will in his favor. Spoilers every clue in the book of eli that explains the. Jun 11, 2010 eli and that hot chick come across some cannibals and attempt to leave, but end up needing their help to defend the book from their pursuers. While the book of eli recognizes the negative ways religion can be used to control people, it ultimately affirms the power of god to bring about good, even in the most hopeless of situations. He just has it in his backpack and therefore it is his book. The book of eli is not a mustread orange county register.
Possibly one of his machetes, the bible, or something else. In his backpack is the last copy of a book that could become the wellspring of a revived society. There are moments where you could construe he was blind only after you decided he was. This is the talk page for discussing improvements to the the book of eli article. 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. Like in the bible there was a priest named eli who was not born blind but later did become blind. He doesnt sugar coat his words and eli refuses to hand of the book and walks away, claiming that he has god watching over him. The book of eli was directed by twins, albert and allen hughes. If he is blind how do you explain the accurate shots with the arrow. Eli does not notice the car with the skeleton until he hears the sound of rattling metal. Elis denzel washington complete costume worn in the hughes brothers post apocalyptic drama, the book of eli. Eli and that hot chick come across some cannibals and attempt to leave, but end up needing their help to defend the book from their pursuers. So yes in the end he does become blind, probably due to the exposure to harmful rays of the sun remember its post apocalyptic.
Sep 21, 2014 after watching the book of eli, i started to wonder if eli was actually blind the whole time. The second shot, he took his time, gripped his pistol properly, aimed, fired and if you notice he hit eli in his backpack. Christianity and the book of eli believe it or not. Their parents divorced when they were two years old, and they began making movies at age 12. The official facebook page for the book of eli some will kill to have it. They made their first short film, how to be a burglar shortly after freshman year.
You have a high concept easy to understand story with a badass hero and lots of martial arts type mayhem. By wilson morales with films such as i am legend, the road and more recently 2012 captivating audiences, the hughes brothers picked the endoftheworld genre to seal their comeback after nearly a decade of hiding. He had to physically defend not only the book but himself. Elis denzel washington complete costume prop store. He also carries a gleaming silver knife and a shotgun, both of which he. 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 book of eli is about to celebrate its ten year anniversary on january 11, 2020. After looking around i saw that im not the only one who questions whether or not he is. If you want to go with certain mystical qualities the film presents, it could be said that divine intervention stopped the bullets. When eli encounters a group of road bandits, behind them is a tunnel structure with a bold 14. This is an awesome pack for edc and or one to three day hikes. Jesus and the book of eli part 1 remember the book of eli. After watching the book of eli, i started to wonder if eli was actually blind. Click here to start a new topic please sign and date your posts by typing four tildes new to wikipedia.
The movie has some biblical principles in it, and so if youre a person that reads the bible, there was an eli in the bible who also was blind. The book of eli is the hughes brothersa follow up film to from. Being a postapocalyptic movie, that writing can be. This is not a forum for general discussion of the articles subject put new text under old text. Jun 26, 2018 despite the two answers you have already received to the contrary, yes the character eli in the book of eli was blind.
The book of eli 2010 frequently asked questions imdb. Its a movie book of eli all survival cache followers or interested parties ought to. Carnegie even references it in one part of the movie when he says do not quote me shoot this guys already. Its interesting that both cite mad max, a film which is not described as a neowestern in its article despite pegging many of themes and tropes listed above, certainly far more than the book of eli does. The makers of the film have incorporated this into the character of denzel. When eli failed to rein in the abusive behavior of his sons, yahweh promised to punish his family, resulting. As for the shot hitting elis backpack, its possible it hit something inside his pack which stopped the bullet. He heads west on a mission he doesnt fully understand but knows he must complete. Redridge fired one shot at eli with his pistol and by the sounds of it, completely missed. A soldier had returned through the back gate and given the news of the battle to the people. Hannahs eventual child, samuel, was raised by eli in the tabernacle.
Presented by the golden closet, your premier source for iconic screen used movie wardrobe, props, and music entertainment memorabilia. Feb 22, 2014 jesus and the book of eli part 1 remember the book of eli. This video is about the book of eli pack, oakley panel pack. He has water, a blind lover jennifer beals and her daughter mila kunis. Eli keeps his blade sharp and his survival instincts sharper as his. The book of eli eli denzel washington backpack, ipod, and. 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. Taken inside, eli is revealed to be blind, and dictates the new king james version of the bible from memory to lombardi, the sanctuarys leader. He shot guys and fought guys all while being blind.
Jesus and the book of eli part 1 worldviews, worship. One can only assume that it was denzel washingtons faith that led him to get involved in such a goofy project, but if so it was definitely misplaced. In the first house eli holes up in, he looks at the mouse, he roots through his bag, while moving his head to see better into the bag. Eli jumps up and hurriedly hides the book inside his shirt. The book of eli eli denzel washington backpack, ipod. Anm man kann es nur vermuten, dass eli in diesem film blind gewesen. He also carries a gleaming silver knife and a shotgun, both of which hes. Arriving in the movies version of dodge city, he finds a saloon run by the one man who wants that book more than he. Being a postapocalyptic movie, that writing can be referenced to an apocalyptic book in the bible, revelation. Even when a woman is being attacked, he chooses to protect his treasure instead. Eli bumps the car door with his bag to gauge exactly where it is.
The book of eli dvd arapahoe libraries bibliocommons. After elis death, she takes up his machete, backpack, and mp3 player to return east. In the film, a lone wanderer travels west across a war ravaged landscape in order to bring a sacred book to safety. It is an actual book which is carried by a guy named eli. On book of eli, the main antagonist believes he could dominate other cities. Cross i am legend with the ten commandments and youve got the book of eli, a genuinely religious parable that inherently rebukes pointless endofthe. Jan 07, 2020 the book of eli is about to celebrate its ten year anniversary on january 11, 2020. Their next work, uncensored videos was broadcast on. It fantasizes a world in which everything has been. 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. After eli s death, she takes up his machete, backpack, and mp3 player to return east. Now, with book of eli screening, were putting it back up. Eli sits up on his bed, quietly reading the old leatherbound book from his backpack.
Despite the two answers you have already received to the contrary, yes the character eli in the book of eli was blind. Eli wears dark sunglasses, as blind people often do. If you have yet to see this awesome flick, then i hope this article encourages you to finally watch this rrated christian movie about what would happen if the world was devoid of the bible watch the original trailer here. Denzel washington stars as the most righteous killer since travis bickle. Book of eli ring my bell in the movie the book of eli, eli is blind. The book of eli dvd 2009 this is probably one of the most highly underrated movies of 2010 due to the overwhelming surge of 3d films brought on by avatar which was out around the same time of this film. According to imdb faq, yes he was possibly partially blind.344 1442 926 202 946 1065 589 47 1339 1566 431 1305 1340 1156 829 785 398 1425 60 66 1562 733 357 694 1241 1192 46 1414 1407