The Book of Eli

It's going to be a long and rainy weekend here in the Philippines so I just reviewed a memorable Post-Apocalyptic Sci Fi film officially released in 2010 that advocates the value of book reading.

The final revelation that the "book" was in Braille format and the blind hero (Eli) was able to memorize every word from cover to cover is something nobody expected! It's unpredictable and to some degree implausible but the message is actually substantial and good if you love reading books. This movie reminded me so much of Ray Bradbury's oeuvre Fahrenheit 451 depicting a band of rebels memorizing books at the final scene.

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