Ill be honest with you, the book of eli panel at last summers san diego comiccon garnered little attention, despite having stars denzel washington, gary oldman, and mila kunis in attendance, as. Redridge entreats eli to surrender the book and eli tells redridge where he hid it. The book of eli is a sequel to fahrenheit 451 spoilers. It could be that the movie was meant to highlight that despite even a fatal wound eli was supernaturally protected so that he could complete his mission. The plot of the book of eli is now a familiar script on the screenthe end of the world.
But with eli dead and his mission completed, theres no reason for solara not to return home and resume her life. The book of eli 2010 ending spoiler movie mistakes. After carnegies blind mistress claudia brings eli food and water, carnegie orders her daughter solara to seduce eli, but he rebuffs her. When solara asks how he knows where he is going, eli tells her, we walk by faith, not by sight. Eli reads the book and solara asks eli to read it to him. 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. The book of eli is a tough one to call you may find yourself liking or disliking it based on your particular point of view. Jan, 2010 im at a loss for words, so let me say these right away. In the scene where carnegie and his men were looking for eli and solara while they were sleeping, solara tried looking through eli s bag to see the book.
If he wanted hold on to the bible, he would have needed something bigger to carry it, braille bibles can be up to 18 volumes in length. Another thing that bothered me with the ending was this. As for the final scene in which solara fades as she walks away from the camera, i believe that scene was a visual metaphor not meant to be taken literally. Solara manages to escape and finds the wounded eli. He recites a bit of it and then puts the book away. Mar 30, 2010 book of eli is a wake up call for originality in both secular and christian movies. Jan 14, 2010 eli summarizes a lifetime of scriptural study as do more for other people than you do for yourself while an ending that combines fahrenheit 451s book people and malcolm mcdowell in an. The book of eli 2010 solara makes a stand scene 810 movieclips duration. Carnegie finds out about the book and sends his henchman, redridge to get it but eli has already gone. In the scene where solara hijacks the car, why does the man who had elis sword in. Realizing that eli is a literate man like himself, carnegie asks eli to stay, making it clear that the offer is nonnegotiable. Bishop barron comments on the book of eli spoilers bishop robert. Eli summarizes a lifetime of scriptural study as do more for other people than you do for yourself while an ending that combines fahrenheit 451s book people and malcolm mcdowell in an.
Why doesnt redridge kill eli at the end of the first shootout. Eli does not notice the car with the skeleton until he hears the sound of rattling metal. The verse of shadow, is the story of solara and her mission to save her blind mother from carnegie. Carnegie gets the book, letting eli and solara get away. If you like the book of judges you know, that old testament book replete with swords, sexual assault, gore and god then youll love the book of eli. Redridge wants solara and makes a deal with carnegie to get the book in exchange for her. There are several examples throughout the film of him looking at things and people at the very beginning of the film he looks out and around to observe his environment, he aims with his gun, he is able to block incoming swings of silent objects, he looks into the eyes of people hes talking to. By the end of its opening fourday holiday weekend it grossed. The book of eli is a 2010 american postapocalyptic neowestern action film directed by the. Carnegies mistress, claudia jennifer beals, whom he abuses, has a daughter, solara mila kunis. After carnegies blind mistress claudia gives eli some food and water, carnegie orders claudias daughter solara to seduce eli, but he turns her down. So were led to believe at the end that eli is blind. Eli bumps the car door with his bag to gauge exactly where it is.
They say the war tore a hole in the sky, youve probably heard the stories. Solara manages to escape and returns to eli, who bandages himself. Eli and solara sleep by an old nuclear plant cooling tower. What happens to solara at the end of the book of eli. 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. Eli and solara are surrounded and dragged out of the house. They make everything in the entire movie impossible and incomprehensible but, hey, wtf. Solara sees eli has a book, and he offers to share his food, saying grace before they eat. The world is now a wasteland after the nuclear war of the end of fahrenheit 451 and elimontag has been traveling. Solara mila kunis attacks carnegies gary oldman men and makes an escape, killing redridge ray stevenson in the process. When she opens the bag you could see the book with the name the book of eli on it. Elis mission became solaras mission because of elis sacrifice for her giving away the location of the book to avoid solara being killed. As for the plot, it is still being worked out amongst a few of the people involved but you can expect that it will feature her going from san francisco to new york to deliver some of the special news and information that they had gathered. Redridge recovers the book, with a locked flap, and gives it to carnegie, who releases solara.
At one point, eli is injured, yet he continues to walk down the path he started at the beginning. Solara roots through eli s pack, just wanted to see the book. Spoilers every clue in the book of eli that explains the. Solara sees eli has a book, and he offers to share his food, saying grace before. On book of eli, the main antagonist believes he could dominate other cities and. However, eli proves to be the better man when he gently declines her advances. In eli the survivors protect themselves from the suns rays and in a boy and his dog they flee underground to hide from the sun. The cooling towers, in which eli denzel washington and solara mila kunis take refuge, are most likely the cooling towers of the former rancho seco nuclear power plant outside of sacramento, california, given the apparent travel time on foot and by vehicle before eli and solara reach the golden gate bridge, and carnegie gary oldman returns to his town. Dec 10, 2016 for example, the camera zooms out from an close up of clean shaven eli into a birds eye view shot that pans the room, ending with solara asleep on a chair. Book of eli caps wasteland saga with a twist the book of eli starts out with 10 minutes of dialoguefree imagery depicting the type of postapocalyptic wasteland made familiar in recent. Mar 14, 20 solara joins eli on his journey, and they are chased by carnegie and his men, who think the book is a sort of talisman that will give them political power.
Eli bumps the bottom step with his foot before going up the porch steps of the couples house, presumably to gauge where. In the ensuing shootout solara is captured and eli hands over the book in exchange for her life. The book of elis postapocalyptic theology is a little. Bishop barron comments on the book of eli spoilers. The book of eli and the road to redemption catholic stand. This story is a fantold expansion of the original 2010 movie the book of eli starring denzel washington eli and mila kunis solara. Book of eli caps wasteland saga with a twist wired. The book of eli starts out with 10 minutes of dialoguefree imagery depicting the type of postapocalyptic wasteland made familiar in recent. When eli and solara are in his room for the night there is a movie poster on the wall behind them for a similar post apocalyptic movie. And now the chase is on, will eli and solara escape or will they be caught. 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.
The book of eli end scene page 5 sherdog forums ufc. Book of eli 2 2021 rumors, plot, cast, and release date. A few observations about the book of eli welcome to the mind. Realizing eli is a literate man like himself, carnegie forces him to stay the night under guard. Bishop barron will be commenting on subjects from modern day culture. What is the song at the end of the book of eli answers.
Carnegie threatens to kill solara, to the dismay of redridge. Eli has to feel the feet to see if there are boots on the skeleton. Solara mila kunis attacks carnegies gary oldman men and makes an escape, killing redridge. When these enemies catch up with the two travelers, they shoot eli and take his bible, along with solara, back to the wicked city. Eli starts heading west again only to find solara following him. This entire movement is significant as it shows that eli has been reciting the bible from memory for a vast amount of time, due to the sheer amount of pages that have been written. 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. She asks him to teach her how to read it but eli doesnt respond.
When she thinks hes asleep she goes to take a look at the book in his bag. Eli and solara survive as promised, and the pair end their journey in san francisco, or rather just west of thereon a. Bishop barron comments on the book of eli spoilers youtube. The book of eli ending explained i put this together myself after seeing people actually disagreed about this. Alternate ending was formed when three friends realized they all shared a passion for movies. 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. The book of eli 2010 solara makes a stand scene 810. 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. Ill be honest with you, the book of eli panel at last summers san diego. Carnegie presses his blind lover claudia to send her daughter, solara, to at least convince eli to spend the night by sleeping with him. Eli wears dark sunglasses, as blind people often do.
Our goal is to save you time and money by sharing our thoughts and recommendations on which movies to race to theaters for, which to watch at home and those to actively avoid. Jan 15, 2010 the book of elis storyline is strong, with only a few mishaps. The girl sees elis book, and when carnegie finds out he beats her mother until she reveals what she saw. Carnegie takes the book and solara, and shoots eli, leaving him for dead. By the end of the film, hes completed his task and is dying, and so he returns to being blind. 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. It grips your attention, and then at the end throws in several wtf. My best answer to this is that redridge did not take that shot to kill eli after the first shoot out because he knew that carnegie had control over solara mika kunis and he figured that he could use this as a bargaining chip to get solara as promised by carnegie that was proposed by redridge soon after the first fire fight. Overeager companion solara gets eli to explain the book, and figures a form of faith keeps him going. The fourth film from directors allen and albert hughes, the book of eli centers on the christianity that was at the margins of their previous filmshypocritically misused by. 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. Yet, in the end, eli and solara make it into san francisco bay where. Carnegie sends solara mila kunis, his blind concubines claudia jennifer beals daughter to seduce eli.259 589 224 1501 782 1199 973 948 271 815 432 969 1514 345 84 684 29 1573 1018 1394 653 1040 1275 905 423 1027 1557 804 890 812 445 906 958 1601 303 167 936 1113 1471 747 325 59