(The Average Joe’s Movie Club Cast Episode 9)
A modern fable of the man who not only cemented the foundation of the FBI, but also revolutionized the criminal justice system in America.
"I don't need to tell you that, what determines a man's legacy is often what isn't seen."
J. Edgar chronicles the career and personal life of the first director of the FBI, who lead that agency for nearly 50 years. I am typically a sucker for biopics, but right from the start this one felt like such a generic story of this historical figure that I knew little about, and it took a long time for the film to get me invested in his story. And by the…