The trailers for Clint Eastwood's historical drama 'J. Edgar' should make you think of only one thing:
Zack Snyder's 'Watchmen,' since all the color is desaturated!
Oscars! From the sweeping music to the old-man makeup on stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Armie Hammer
, 'J. Edgar' -- the Eastwood-directed biopic about FBI director J. Edgar Hoover -- is the kind of Oscar grab Martin Scorsese used to make before he finally won some hardware (see: 'The Aviator' and 'Gangs of New York,' both with DiCaprio in the lead roles). With the film out in limited release today (with a wide release coming on Friday), the folks at Funny or Die decided it was time to parody the 'J. Edgar' trailer by parsing it down to some basic truths: that DiCaprio wants an Oscar, and Eastwood is the "Oscar magnet" who can get him one. Also, Brad Pitt's 'Moneyball' campaign better watch Leo's dirty tricks. Watch ahead.
As head of the FBI for nearly 50 years, J. Edgar Hoover (Leonardo DiCaprio) becomes one of America's... Read More