• Arts & Entertainment

    Illusions and glamour in “Hail Caesar!”

    Hollywood in the 1950s was the dream factory that provided the American public with entertainment, escape and hope. This is found in “Hail, Caesar!” as it features a colorful cast of Hollywood character and funny parodies of 1950s movies that contrast with the stars behind the camera. The film, directed by the famous Coen Brothers, contains the snappy comedic dialogue, quirky characters and philosophical messages that make the duo’s movies lovable. Eddie Mannix, played by Josh Brolin, is a Hollywood executive and spin doctor for actors. He helps any actor with personal problems that may hurt their career. Mannix works on this because of the environment at the time. Any…