3 thoughts on “Mule, The (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Combo Pack) (BD)

  1. Earl meets World Gritty. Real. Real gritty.Once again, Eastwood stars and directs a film about an aging Korean War veteran, Earl Stone, who continues to take pleasure in his lifetime pasttimes, beautiful women, alcohol, and…….flowers (?).Now in his nineties, with lingering guilt about neglect and abuse placed on certain family members, he tries to cling to the things he knows & loves: flowers. Offered a “driving” job, Earl finds himself in the modern age of cell phones, texting, & GPS…

  2. Best Film of 2018? When 90-year-old Earl Stone loses everything he loves, can he use ill-gotten gains to win it back before the DEA, or the cartel, takes him down? Written by Nick Schenk and directed by and starring Clint Eastwood, The Mule (2018) was inspired by a New York Times article “The Sinaloa Cartel’s 90-Year Old Drug Mule” by Sam Dolnick. The Mule uses true events to frame a much more compelling story. Bucking the current trend of emotionally monochrome dramas, this film is a rich tapestry of triumph…

  3. “The Mule” is pretty good. “The Mule” is pretty good. This is how the story goes: A 90-year-old horticulturist and Korean War veteran is caught transporting $3 million worth of cocaine through Illinois for a Mexican drug cartel.The cast led by Clint Eastwood (who also produced and directed) (solid as usual as Earl Stone) & Bradley Cooper (also solid as usual as Colin Bates) is pretty good. The directing by Eastwood is pretty good. The story & screenplay (inspired by the New York Times Magazine Article “The…

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