Top Movie Critics Give ‘The Book Of Eli’ Movie Really Good Reviews
Top movie critics give ‘The Book Of Eli’ movie really good reviews. Warner Bros. Pictures has released its new action/adventure movie, “The Book of Eli” today,which stars Denzel Washington, it’s a very unique role for him. Top movie critics in the biz appear to have really liked the movie. They’ve given it some really good reviews with mostly B’s across the board.
Ty Burr from the Boston Globe gave it a C. He said, “The Book of Eli is The Road with twice the plot, four times the ammunition, and half the brains; it’ll probably make 10 times the money.”
Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times gave it a B rating. He stated, “very watchable. You won’t be sorry you went.” Michael Phillips over at the Chicago Tribune gave it a B,stating, “Establishing its storytelling rules clearly and well, the film simply is better, and better-acted, than the average end-of-the-world fairy tale.”
Owen Gleiberman from “Entertainment Weekly” rated it a disappointing D. He said it was, “a ponderous dystopian bummer.” Christopher Null at Filmcritic.com gave it a B. He stated, “a worthwhile experience, at least one time around, but it’s mostly memorable for its little treasures.”
Hollywood Reporter’s Kirk Honeycutt gave it a B-. He said it was, “A well-made post-apocalyptic action drama with simple themes and archetypal characters that strains a little too much at Seriousness.”
Manohla Dargis over at the New York Times gave it a B- also. She stated, “Allen and Albert Hughes have created a plausible post-apocalyptic world.” James Berardinelli from Reelviews gave it another B-. He said, “The script feels like it’s an iteration or two short of a final draft.”
Peter Travers at Rolling Stone rated it a B-. He stated, “Washington, a movie star who can act, is one cool dude who is worth following anywhere.”
Mick LaSalle at the San Francisco Chronicle gave it a B rating. He said it was, “a dynamic story, sprinkled with some interesting ideas about the preciousness of culture and how societies might rebuild themselves.”
USA Today’s Claudia Puig gave it a mediocre C. She said it was, “hampered by drab performances and a ponderous story.”
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