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I have another 24 hours on my AIV rental, so I'll probably watch this again, but...I am disappointed. The constant flip flop between the younger and older J Edgar (complete with Brando-ish stuffing ala Godfather) was visually distracting for me. I'll admit that I don't know a ton about J. Edgar; I'm upset that I don't know any more about him after watching this movie.
Shot with lots of subdued tones, I liked one scene where the amber glow through a lampshade added additional color. Later on in the movie when Nixon's inaugural motorcade drives within view of J. Edgar's office window, there is a similar flash of color in the drabness of the scene thanks to the flags.