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‘The Mule’ review: Clint Eastwood stuck in neutral as Mexican cartel’s best friend

Mules are stubborn. Producer, director and star Clint Eastwood no doubt relished the double meaning in the title of his latest film, "The Mule." The heavily fictionalized drug courier Eastwood plays here wants no part of today's world of snowflakes and sensitivities and multiracial realities. Nor does Eastwood's character want anything to do with post-1975 technology; he complains constantly about cellphones, when he's not calling out Mexicans as "beaners," or African-Americans as "you Negro folks." It worked for "Gran Torino." Who knows, maybe it'll get by here.

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Movie review: With little depth, beautiful ‘Moral Engines’ is basically ‘Steampunk: The Movie’

The post-apocalyptic young adult fantasy flick "Mortal Engines" rolls into and out of one's consciousness like "traction cities" that roam its landscape. There are so many aviation goggles and large gears grinding that it's basically "Steampunk: The Movie." It starts out at a very high level of steampunk, then manages to go up even from there. We've got "old tech" and waistcoats a-plenty, hot air balloon cities galore. Bowler-hatted royal guards? We've got 20. But who cares, no big deal, there's a whole lot more...

The Lion King: Official Teaser Trailer

Disney's The Lion King opens in theatres July 19, 2019.