J. Edgar (2011)
|Released:||Wednesday, November 9, 2011|
|Rating:||Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.|
J. Edgar Synopsis
J. Edgar explores the public and private life of one of the most powerful, controversial and enigmatic figures of the 20th century. As the face of law enforcement in America for almost fifty years, J. Edgar Hoover (DiCaprio) was feared and admired, reviled and revered. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career and his life.
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Physical Media: Blu-ray Review
Among the most colorful moments of J. Edgar are those when J. Edgar Hoover (Leonardo DiCaprio, The Aviator, Inception) testifies in Congress. It is, more than anything, reminiscent of the very radicals he is espousing the dangers of, seeking increased government powers and resources to combat them. ...
Full Review | Grade: A
Movie / Film Review
The interesting and historical J. Edgar has reached local movie theatres with very good performances by Leonardo DiCaprio, Naomi Watts and Judi Dench. The film has a few flaws, but it does give a good account of the man who was the first director of the FBI. The film follows the life of...
Full Review | Grade: C