Two New J Edgar Clips

Clint Eastwood’s new biopic J Edgar is out this Friday. Leonardo DiCaprio gives a strong performance as Hoover, the founder of the FBI, despite being hamstrung by some dreadful make up.

Here he is giving a table-thumping speech about the necessity of a centralised database of fingerprints. Trust me, it’s more interesting than it sounds.

And here he is hectoring Robert Kennedy about the need to fight Communism and threatening him with some naughty transcripts: