Clint Eastwood’s J. Edgar is a Sympathetic Portrait of a Closeted Man

Charleston City Paper | November 10, 2011
A fascinating portrait of an influential American, J. Edgar presents Hoover (Leonardo DiCaprio) as a flawed but prescient figure whose public role building the FBI into an important institution is contrasted with a private life as a closeted gay man devoted to his right-hand man Clyde Tolson (Armie Hammer), who became a devoted soulmate.

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