New To Blu: Hoover’s Complicated Life Gets Exposed In ‘J. Edgar’

j_edgar_blurayHitting DVD and Blu-ray shelves today, J. EDGAR is complex biopic centering on J. EDGAR HOOVER, the man credited with masterminding the FBI and (wrongly or rightly) considered by many one of the most corrupt government official in modern history. Directed by CLINT EASTWOOD from a script by DUSTIN LANCE BLACK, the cast includes LEONARDO DiCAPRIO, ARMIE HAMMER, NAOMI WATTS, JUDI DENCH and JOSH LUCAS.  Stepping into the shoes of this highly complicated historical figure wasn’t easy for DiCAPRIO, who submersed himself in research for the job. During our recent interview, he talked about his biggest challenges. (CLICK ON THE MEDIA BAR FOR AUDIO)

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J. EDGAR is available on DVD and Blu-ray today

Leonardo DiCaprio Admits Challenge In Bringing Hoover To The Screen

leo-hooverIn theaters and getting mostly favorable reviews, J. EDGAR is complex biopic centering on J. EDGAR HOOVER, the man credited with masterminding the FBI and (wrongly or rightly) considered by many one of the most corrupt government official in modern history. Directed by CLINT EASTWOOD from a script by DUSTIN LANCE BLACK, the cast includes LEONARDO DiCAPRIO, ARMIE HAMMER, NAOMI WATTS, JUDI DENCH and JOSH LUCAS.
Stepping into the shoes of this highly complicated historical figure wasn’t easy for DiCAPRIO, who submersed himself in research for the job. During our recent interview, he talked about his biggest challenges. (CLICK ON THE MEDIA BAR FOR AUDIO)
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J. EDGAR is in theaters now

Eastwood Not Completely Out Of The Acting Game Just Yet

j_edgar_ver2In theaters this week, J. EDGAR J. EDGAR tracks the strange life and behavior of legendary FBI director J. EDGAR HOOVER. A mixture of fact and fabrication, the film asks more questions than it answers and will probably leave some audiences wondering about the odd and monstrous behavior of the man credited with the formation of what was once the most effective law enforcement agency in the world . Directed by CLINT EASTWOOD from a script by DUSTIN LANCE BLACK, the cast includes LEONARDO DiCAPRIO, ARMIE HAMMER, NAOMI WATTS, JUDI DENCH and JOSH LUCAS. Still a vital and energetic filmmaker at age 83, EASTWOOD faced entertainment reporters last week and confessed that, despite his success as a director, he still considers returning to the occasional acting job. (CLICK ON THE MEDIA BAR FOR AUDIO)

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J. EDGAR goes wide in theaters tomorrow

‘J. Edgar’ Star Leonardo DiCaprio Inspired By Clint Eastwood

j_edgarOpening in limited release tomorrow, the much talked-about biopic J. EDGAR tracks the strange life and behavior of legendary FBI director J. EDGAR HOOVER. A mixture of fact and fabrication, the film asks more questions than it answers and will probably leave some audiences wondering about the odd and monstrous behavior of the man credited with the formation of what was once the most effective law enforcement agency in the world . Directed by CLINT EASTWOOD from a script by DUSTIN LANCE BLACK, the cast includes LEONARDO DiCAPRIO, ARMIE HAMMER, NAOMI WATTS, JUDI DENCH and JOSH LUCAS.
Still a vital and energetic filmmaker at age 83, EASTWOOD knows what he’s doing behind the camera. At last weekend’s press conference, DiCAPRIO sang the praises of the Academy Award-winning director. (CLICK ON THE MEDIA BAR FOR AUDIO)
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J. EDGAR opens in limited release tomorrow and goes wide Friday

‘J. Edgar’ Director Clint Eastwood Admits That Aging Is ‘Okay’

j-edgar-dicaprio-eastwood_320Arriving in theaters this week, the highly-anticipated J. EDGAR is a biopic that will probably confound most audiences. A mixture of fact and fabrication, it manages to present more questions than answers and leaves viewers still awake at the end scratching their heads at the odd and monstrous behavior of the man credited with the formation of the FBI . Directed by CLINT EASTWOOD from a script by DUSTIN LANCE BLACK, the cast includes LEONARDO DiCAPRIO, ARMIE HAMMER, NAOMI WATTS, JUDI DENCH and JOSH LUCAS.
A veteran of both television and film, Academy Award winner EASTWOOD is a bona fide legend in the business and, at age 81, still a vital and relevant filmmaker. Candid and concise, EASTWOOD talked to reporters a few days ago about staying active and working as the years go by. (CLICK ON THE MEDIA BAR FOR AUDIO)
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J. EDGAR opens in limited release 7/9 and goes wide on Friday