#29 J. Edgar [2011]

Summary

J. Edgar Hoover creates the FBI and serves as its Director under 8 Presidents.

 

Also

Homosexuality.

Dirty Secrets.

Fraud.

 

Con

Alot of Time Jumps.

 

Pro

Good ‘old’ Make Up.

Solid True Story

 

Recommendations

Frost / Nixon

Aviator

Milk

 

Total

6/10

 

#25 The Ides of March [2011]

Summary

A young communication genius for a presidential candidate gets a crash course on dirty politics.

 

Also

Betrayal.

Sex.

Machiavellianism.

 

Con

American Politics

A few “flat” Roles

 

Pro

Intense Dramaturgy

Clooney only Supporting Role

Philip Seymour Hoffman

 

Recommendations

The Manchurian Candidate

Syriana

Confessions of a Dangerous Mind

 

Total

6/10