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Sunday, February 26 2012

Secrets and Lies: 'J. Edgar' Explores the Duality of Hoover and the FBI

Revealing the nature of secrets, the power they—and those who keep them—generate, and the tragedy of good intentions gone horribly awry, whether in public or private, makes J. Edgar a powerful film.


Tuesday, November 8 2011

Clint Eastwood Shows 'J. Edgar' Haunted by History

As much as he wants to emulate Jimmy Cagney, Hoover appears during a couple of FBI team arrests to be too anxious to use his weapon. This translates -- awkwardly and obviously -- to his relationship with Tolson as well.


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Tuesday, February 21 2012

Much variety in this week’s DVD and Blu-ray offerings

This week’s offerings on DVD and Blu-ray include a cool cat and a powerful dog, a religious pilgrimage, a portrait of a lawman and


Tuesday, November 8 2011

Clint Eastwood, Leonard DiCaprio talk about making ‘J. Edgar’

LOS ANGELES — For nearly five decades, J. Edgar Hoover was the face of law enforcement in the U.S., but to most Americans, the longtime


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