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Film showing: Hail, Caesar! (2016)

Join the CWRU Film Society in Strosacker Auditorium Friday, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m., 9:30 p.m., or midnight for showings of the approachable and family-friendly introduction to the Coen oeuvre, Hail, Caesar! (2016). The film features an all-star cast, including George Clooney, Channing Tatum and Scarlett Johansson. Showings are open to all members of the Case Western Reserve University community and the general public. Admission is $4, and concessions are available for purchase. Masking is mandatory for all attendees. Register for tickets in advance on CampusGroups page.


Josh Brolin stars as Eddie Mannix, the studio fixer for Capitol Pictures and wrangler of difficult movie stars. When his star actor is kidnapped, he must marshal the studio’s resources to effect a rescue, staying one step ahead of the Communists. The Coen Brothers’ gentlest offering, this atmospheric love letter to old Hollywood can be read as a send-up to Ben Hur or an allegory to the Temptation of Christ.