PG-13 | | Comedy, Mystery
The fictional film studio "Capitol Pictures" previously appeared in Barton Fink (1991), another Los Angeles period film from the Coen Brothers. Eddie Mannix's secretary mentions that his meeting with the four religious leaders takes place in the "Wallace Beery ... ...
Here at Capitol Pictures, as you know, an army of technicians, actors, and top notch artistic people are working hard to bring to the screen the story of the Christ. It's a swell story.
Baird Whitlock's Roman soldier uses the term "godforsaken"--it should have been something like "forsaken by the gods" (plural). This may be intentional on the part of the Coen Brothers, to show how sloppy the film-making *in* the film was.
The movie's title "Hail, Caesar!" appears onscreen as the title of the biblical epic that Eddie is watching in dailies.
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