'Mulan' features stunning visuals fit for the big screen, but its characters fall flat

'Mulan' features stunning visuals fit for the big screen, but its characters fall flat

It’s been a battle to the screen this year for legendary warrior Mulan, her live-action Disney debut that was planned for this spring thwarted by the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States. But Mulan has been a fighter for hundreds of years, her story based on a 4th century female Chinese warrior, as recounted in the ancient poem “the Ballad of Mulan,” and she wields her way to the small screen this weekend on Disney+ (for an additional rental fee).The 1998 Disney animated film “Mulan” is a beloved title among the Disney Renaissance animated features of the 1990s, and so a live-action (emphasi...


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