Mulan (2020)

Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 11+

Martial arts epic is more intense, violent than original.

PG-13 2020 115 minutes

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 53 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 115 reviews

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age 9+

Awful Movie

This movie is an awful adaptation of a wonderful classic. They turn Mulan into an uninspiring "jedi" like character. Originally, she tells girls that they are just as good as men and Mulan works her way above and beyond their ranks. Now she's a person who's perfect in every way with superpowers that she has to hide. In this one, she tells girls they can only be enough if they have powers or are superhuman. Not only that but things that were off camera are very controversial. People in China hated the movie but the government wanted people to stop saying it was bad since they worked with Disney. It was filmed in several locations very close to concentration camps for a group of people the Chinese government is trying to wipe out to put it lightly. Disney even thanked the government in the credits and this government is engaging in g*nocide. The actress who plays Mulan defended the Hong Kong police who were engaging in major brutality against citizens. And while it claims to be more Chinese, there are many Chinese people who are pointing out the historical inaccuracies. Along with that, none of the four writers who worked on the movie are Chinese. Bottom line, it's an awful movie with action that may seem impressive until you watch and actual fighting movie.

This title has:

Too much violence
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age 7+

Absolutely horrendous

Absolutely horrendous they said things were cut to make it more realistic and yet they have witches and Magic yes they think we the audience are stupid enough to think them using Tai Chi is a good cultural representation but it is just Magic and doesn't actually hold any real cultural background and if you don't know Tai Chi is more of a spiritual energy not a force or Magic but oh well I don't think they could have ever done anything right with this film it is just all garbage
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