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The Best (and the Rest) of 2011
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Sorry about this—a 10-best list dragging along in the wake of all the others, which began appearing around Halloween And it isn’t even a nice round 10 in number I could come up with only six movies this year I have my excuses [Pictured above, Werner Herzog, director of "Into the Abyss"]Sorry about this—a 10-best list dragging along in the wake of all the others, which began appearing around Halloween [Above, Werner Herzog, director of "Into the Abyss"].

'J. Edgar': Hoover's Hubris Writ Large
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This is a brave film. There was a time when J. Edgar Hoover was among the most prominent Americans and there was no way to make a reasonably honest movie about him. Now there is a tendency to ask, J. Edgar Who?Even by Clint Eastwood's austere standards, "J. Edgar" is a very plain movie. And all the more powerful being so.

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