Eastwood ...The Mule ...WTF?

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    Apparently Eastwood directed the movie but what the hell did it mean? A horticulturist is down on his luck (in his late 80's?) and he doesn't understand that he is being used by Mex. drug cartels to transport huge amounts of cocaine or maybe he understands it but he doesn't give a shit. Either way nobody who watches the movie gives a damn what happens to him. (spoiler) he goes to prison.
     
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    God bless the old geezer, but he lost me at Gran Torino.
     
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    So so story, masterful performance by Eastwood. I really think you have to be a senior citizen to appreciate what was going down in this movie.
     
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    In High Plains Drifter, his character rapes a woman.
     
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    After the babe takes a shot at the Eastwood character while he is taking a bath the next day he says "I wonder why it took her so long to get mad". Anyway the Eastwood "Mule" character seems clueless about the fact that he is transporting pounds of cocaine when the money and the babes are good. A far cry from Dirty Harry.
     
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    I watched it. Your explanation of the movie is wrong. The guy actually existed and knew they were drug dealing. Too bad.
     
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    What?
     
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    It wasn't bad. Not going to knock anyone's socks off or anything, but still a far cry better than 80% of the drivel and redos that floods the market.
     
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    Did someone say mule?

     

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