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  • The Book of Eli isn't as exciting or funny or inspiring as it wants and needs to be, and its preachy ending is an ordeal. But Washington, a movie star who can act, is one cool dude who is worth following anywhere. show more

  • A dynamic story, sprinkled with some interesting ideas about the preciousness of culture and how societies might rebuild themselves. show more

  • A didactic and humorless Western, Eli is too laborious for an action film and too brutal to be an inspirational tale. show more

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  • April 30, 2011 nf00000000090272
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    Never had any interest in watching this movie because the previews did not do it justice. I was on HBO one day so I decided to watch it and was BLOWN AWAY! I am not religious in any way but this is such a great movie and Denzel is KICKASS! I now ask all my friends if they have seen this movie and if they havnt I make sure they watch it. It is amazing and inspiring. And I promise that as soon as this movie is over you will want to watch it again. I PROMISE

  • November 28, 2010 StATeLoVeScItY..
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    this was hot it was well worth it.see it every one.

  • July 25, 2010 drarthurwells
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    Starts off fantastic - superb production, direction and cinematography masterfully describes the pessimistic glum of a post- apocalyptic world in anarchy. Great action sequences follow. As the plot unravels it reveals its shortcomings, and undoes the brilliant beginning. Still well worth watching though.

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