The Mule

Clint Eastwood starts to look his age in a film that fails to engage. Maybe that’s all I need to say? The film is not very memorable for me, but some context is important.


Spoilers to follow. I’m going to assume that anyone still reading has seen Paul Dano’s magnificent film (co-written with his partner Zoe Kazan), so what I have to offer are a few of the things I’ve continued to think about after seeing the movie.


A Gem, Small and Perfect I used to see a lot of movies alone, substantially more than half, and liked it that way. Lately, I’m not seeing much of anything alone, and like it this way, too. The key is to follow the screening of a film with thoughtful conversation that provides insights I could …