“J. Edgar”

Despite what some critics had reported and because of Clint Eastwood (director) and Leonardo DiCaprio, we saw “J. Edgar.” Hmmm. We were looking for more than bits and pieces of history. The movie focused mostly on the man and his foibles. Maybe Eastwood was trying to relate too many pieces of a complex puzzle. Back and forth it went between young and old Hoover with smatterings of major events. It was okay, I guess.

If nothing else, “J. Edgar” emphasizes DiCaprio’s extraordinary talent. However, he is going to be old before his time if he continues to take such intense roles. Lighten up, Leo!

Rating:  2.9 out of 5 stars.


About Cyranette

I have been writing since I was 11 and am now a grandmother of 9. Aside from my family, I love writing, reading, movies, gardening, genealogy, and travel. I met my soulmate online and we've been married 19 years. I am a survivor of rape, abuse, and cancer. I believe in love, kindness, and common sense. I was born/raised in Indiana and have lived in Massachusetts, Texas, and California. I have visited: most of the United States, British Columbia, Germany, Austria, and Costa Rica. My husband and I would like to visit England, Europe, and New Zealand and to take a train ride along the Canadian/American border. I have written essays, articles, short stories, a romance novel, a self-help book, and several children's books.
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