Twilight of the Idol: Eastwood’s The Mule

By James Slaymaker. Like many late-period Eastwood films, The Mule is a revisionist genre piece with a pronounced self-reflexive streak. It only takes a glimpse at the poster to deduce that the figure of Eastwood – as a cinematic persona, as an actor, as an ailing body – will be at the forefront of the … Continue reading Twilight of the Idol: Eastwood’s The Mule