Australia cinema is a little bit obsessed with true crime films. In the past decade crime films like Chopper (2010), Snowtown (2011) and Animal Kingdom (2010) have had critical acclaim even if the returns at the box office haven’t been quite as stellar. Australia filmmakers seem to find it easy to create a humorous portrayal of real life crime doused in Australian-isms. TheMule is but another true crime film and as you can imagine I am a bit fatigued with the same genre being retreaded once again here in Australia. Yet there is a lot to love about TheMule.
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