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Petraeus's Public Shaming Better Than Hoover's Alternative

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

In a way, I'm glad that David Petraeus's sex scandal is playing out across the pages and television screens of the mass media. Because one of the alternative ways it could have been handled is so much worse.

Armie Hammer Gets Revenge

Posted 02.06.2012 | Entertainment

J. Edgar Hoover's career was all about keeping tabs on rivals and getting revenge. Now, the tables have been turned. Actor Armie Hammer's great-gra...

J Edgar: One of the Year's Major Disappointments

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 01.17.2012 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

The acting in J Edgar is okay with DiCaprio trying to fill in the gaps that surrounded Hoover's history. But an actor can only do so much with a weak script and Dustin Lance Black's script is very weak.

5 Myths About J. Edgar Hoover

The Washington Post | Kenneth D. Ackerman | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

Dead almost 40 years, J. Edgar Hoover returns to the spotlight as the Clint Eastwood biopic "J. Edgar" opens in theaters this week. Hoover served as d...

Movie Review: J. Edgar

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.07.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Let's see: Clint Eastwood's J. Edgar," which opens in limited release Wednesday (11/9/11) before going wider on Friday, features a fully committed per...