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Tag Archives: J. Edgar Hoover

Mixed Reviews for Clint Eastwood’s “J. Edgar” – “A murky muddle of selective historical moments.”

HollywoodNews.com: Clint Eastwood’s “J. Edgar,” a movie rapidly being labeled as a gay love story about J Edgar Hoover and Clyde Tolson (Leonardo DiCaprio and Armie Hammer playing them) premiered last week to mixed reviews. The premiere at the American Film Institute was supposed to be embargoed, and New York[...]

“J. Edgar” trailer airs tonight – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The first official trailer for Clint Eastwood’s anticipated “J. Edger” is scheduled to air tonight on “Access Hollywood,” giving us our first look at footage of Leonardo DiCaprio playing J. Edgar Hoover, the iconic (and, some would way, controversial) head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Warner Bros.[...]

Leonardo DiCaprio in second “J. Edgar” pic – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Leo looks properly formidable. Naomi looks subservient. Now we’re itching to see some actually footage so we can start analyzing dialogue, accents and other factors that will go towards selling Clint Eastwood’s period biopic “J. Edgar.” Warner Bros. continues to tease the drama, which is sidestepping the[...]

Eastwood’s “J. Edgar” and “Extremely Loud” land new release dates – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: A few films with Oscar potential are positioning themselves on the awards calendar as we start to shake off the summer heat and settle in for what’s shaping up to be a promising awards season run. Let’s start with Clint Eastwood, who annually hears his name in the[...]

Will Meryl, Jason and Clint ride the film festival circuit? – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Three titles were conspicuously absent from the recently announced programming at this fall’s Venice and Toronto film festivals: Jason Reitman’s “Young Adult,” Phyllida Lloyd’s “The Iron Lady” and Clint Eastwood’s “J. Edgar,” all of which are expected by most pundits to make some noise in the upcoming[...]

Leonardo DiCaprio reportedly filmed kissing scene with Armie Hammer

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: I think we’re all really looking forward to seeing Leonardo DiCaprio and Armie Hammer in the Clint Eastwood-directed biopic ‘J. Edgar’ with a script by Dustin Lance Black. The gifted DiCaprio, who played gay in ‘Total Eclipse’ many years ago, stars in the film as late FBI boss[...]

‘J. Edgar’ kissing scenes between Leonardo DiCaprio, Armie Hammer

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: E! Online’s Marc Malkin talked to screenwriter Dustin Lance Black on Oscar night about the biopic he wrote, ‘J. Edgar,’ currently filming. The film stars Leonardo DiCaprio as J. Edgar Hoover and Armie Hammer of ‘The Social Network’ as his lover. “Yes, certainly there’s a relationship between these two[...]

Naomi Watts boards Clint Eastwood’s Hoover biopic

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Clint Eastwood’s planned J. Edgar Hoover biopic, titled “J. Edgar,” has acquired another Oscar nominee. Naomi Watts has agreed to play Hoover’s personal secretary, Helen Gandy, in the film, Variety reports. It was Gandy who destroyed most of Hoover’s confidential files after he passed away in 1972, allegedly[...]

“Dark Skies: The Declassified Complete Series” coming to DVD in 2011

HollywoodNews.com: Fifteen years after “Dark Skies” first aired on network television, the entire series will finally be unleashed for the first time on DVD when Shout! Factory debuts the “Dark Skies: The Declassified Complete Series” DVD box set on January 18, 2011, marking the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy’s inauguration.[...]

Clint Eastwood says “Hoover” is for DiCaprio, not Phoenix

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: “I’m Still Here” seems to have done more harm than good for Joaquin Phoenix, leaving us wondering if the industry can take the once-serious actor seriously after his PR stunt project with brother-in-law Casey Affleck? One telling line in Clint Eastwood’s recent response to a reporter leads me[...]
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