Max and Eli;
On The Road and At The Movies

A Look at the Differences and Similarities between The Road Warrior and The Book of Eli,
2 Post-Apocalyptic Cinematic Visions Separated by 29 Years

by Jerry A. Sierra

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Image from Road Warrior

What would human life be like after a nuclear war?

Could we rebuild our society if eighty-five percent of the population was suddenly killed?

Could we live without rules and rulers? Without electricity and running water?

If we do rebuild ourselves, can we avoid repeating our mistakes?

With another popular chapter of The Road Warrior released in 2015 (Mad Max Fury Road) we take a look at the original classic film and its recent distant cousin, The Book of Eli.

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