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Fearnet Movie Review: 'The Mule' [SXSW 2014]

18 March 2014 11:30 AM, PDT | FEARnet | See recent FEARnet news »

The new Australian film The Mule is not a horror film -- although, yeah, I bet we'd all love to see a flick about a man-eating, rabid mule. Nor is The Mule exactly a suspense movie or a "thriller" in a traditional sense. So why are we reviewing it at Fearnet? Well, here's the plot:

  A sad-sack loser stupidly decides to transport a lot of heroin (in his stomach) from Bangkok to Australia, only he gets caught at the airport and held as a suspect. Law of the land dictates that Ray Jenkins can only be held for seven days, so that's good news, right? The bad news should be obvious: have you ever tried to "hold it in" for seven days? And that's just normal food. One can only assume that 20 condoms filled with heroin would be in an even bigger rush to leave one's belly.   Set in early '80s Australia and, »

- Scott Weinberg

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