J. Edgar is directed by four time Academy Award winner, Clint Eastwood and stars the brilliant Leonardo DiCaprio in the title role. The film centers on J. Edgar Hoover’s life over the span of nearly six decades and how he developed the federal bureau of investigation.
The acting in J. Edgar is phenomenal. Leonardo DiCaprio conquers the title role with intensity, intelligence, and talent. He morphs into the role of the private man that started the F.B.I. and portrayed him through his older years up until his death. The makeup and clothes just add to the remarkable appearance when DiCaprio plays
The film is filled with suspense, thrill and fascinating facts of American history. Eastwood creates beautiful shots and illustrates the story wonderfully. Some scenes are from when
The story of J. Edgar Hoover is intriguing, not only because of the way it’s portrayed but also because it’s based off of true events. J. Edgar Hoover was very private about his life, and his secretary, Helen Gandy (portrayed by the beautiful and elegant Naomi Watts) kept his life private even after his death. Gandy was
J. Edgar is highly recommended for anyone who enjoys history, great acting, and a story that will leave you thinking days after it’s seen.
Check out J. Edgar on DVD, on February 21, 2012