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15 Ways The New ‘Mulan’ Brought Everyone Great Shame

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After months of excited anticipation, audiences around the world were presented with a live-action version of “Mulan” that brought more disappointment than anything else.

Setting aside actress Liu Yifei’s controversial support for the Hong Kong police, Disney thanking organizations tied to Uyghur labor camps in the credits, and the $30 price tag to stream it at home while excluding Chinese subtitles, the remake of the beloved classic was filled with ancient Chinese stereotypes seen from Western perspectives.

‘Mulan’ Sparks More Outrage for Thanking Chinese Groups Linked to Uyghur Detention Camps in Credits

Calls to boycott “Mulan” have grown louder this week as people discovered that Disney had filmed the live-action remake in China’s Xinjiang autonomous region, where over a million Uyghurs are believed to have been detained.

The discovery emerged in the film’s final credits, which thanked government entities such as the publicity department of CPC Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region Committee and the public security bureau in Turpan (a prefecture-level city southeast of Urumqi, Xinjiang’s capital).

Disney’s Live-Action ‘Mulan’ is ‘Fresh’ on Rotten Tomatoes, Here’s What Critics Are Saying

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The much-awaited live-action adaptation of Disney’s “Mulan” is finally out, receiving a “fresh” 78% rating on the review aggregation website for films and television, Rotten Tomatoes.

Positive reviews: The film, directed by Niki Caro and stars Liu Yifei as the titular character, received positive reviews from many movie critics, Boston reported.