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    Jan 19, 2010, 8:41 PM - Book of Eli #1

    Anyone seen it yet? Saw it last night and thoroughly enjoyed it, its Mad Max with a purpose.
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    Jan 19, 2010, 8:41 PM - Re: Book of Eli #2

    Thought it was really good.
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    Jan 19, 2010, 8:49 PM - Re: Book of Eli #3

    Hate to be the opposing voice, but I thought it was worth a rental and not much more. The clever twist at the end was almost enough to make you forget the complete lack of emotion and painful pacing of the movie. If they cut 20 minutes out of the movie, they might have had a stylish and memorable movie. As it was, it all relied on mood. A very sober, yawning mood. Sorry fellows, it could have been great, but it just wasn't.
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    Jan 19, 2010, 8:58 PM - Re: Book of Eli #4

    The only part I didn't really care for was the antagonist's in the movie or "bad guys" if you will. Their characters were very predictable and well, right down to the costumes --football shoulder pads-- took a page out of Mad Max, but overall the movie and story's twist trump all of that IMO
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    Jan 19, 2010, 9:20 PM - Re: Book of Eli #5

    Well, you hit the nail on the head.....Mad Max with a purpose. That part I really liked. The underlying story was great, but the delivery was just too slow for me. Maybe because I saw Avatar the week before.
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    Jan 22, 2010, 9:53 AM - Re: Book of Eli #6

    When he was overlooking the couple getting jumped and raped from the broken bridge, all I could think about was the same exact scene in mad max 2 when max looks through the gyro captains scope and sees the same thing. But I really enjoyed the movie. But I thought some of the things they let Eli see were a bit unbelievable. I mean come on. How could he hear the gunners on the roof durring the brawl in the town?
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    Jan 22, 2010, 1:45 PM - Re: Book of Eli #7

    Ummm, god?
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    Jan 22, 2010, 11:11 PM - Re: Book of Eli #8

    i liked the movie for the most part but something about it when he gets to that town with the "bad guys" it just went downhill. it kind of reminded me of fallout 3 and made me want to play that game after seeing the movie
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    Jan 22, 2010, 11:16 PM - Re: Book of Eli #9

    How did he know where he was going and not fall off that bridge? Somethings just dont make sense
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    Jan 24, 2010, 6:37 AM - Re: Book of Eli #10

    SPOOILER:::







    God spoke to him, he believed he would live to fulfill his mission. Whether it was true, or all in his head I'm not sure. lol If it was true then I assume god was playing a hand in helping him win the fights.

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