Clint Plays Clint Like No One Else Can

Movies: ‘The Mule’
Clint Eastwood stars in “The Mule.”

Clint Eastwood plays himself in his new movie, “The Mule.” He plays himself in the same sense that Cary Grant played himself in “North By Northwest” and “The Philadelphia Story.” Not many actors can say that.

Whether peering out from under his flat cowboy hat, or down the barrel of his .44 Magnum, Clint plays Clint. And that’s that.

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