Monthly Archives: November 2011

Movie Review: J. Edgar

by Dan Fields
First published November 12, 2011 by the California Literary Review

Memory is a Funny Thing

Following the satisfactory but bland Hereafter, Clint Eastwood is back in the director’s saddle doing what he seems to love best – a brooding meditation on how dark and weird the human soul can be. Tackling the enigmatic life of longtime FBI director J. Edgar Hoover, his new film J. Edgar runs long, cuts deep, but manages to remain oddly compelling all the way through. Continue reading