HAIL, CAESAR:  If you are enamored of "Old Hollywood" and know some of its history, this film will delight you. With an all-star cast of Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Scarlett Johansson, Alden Ehrenreich, Ralph Finnes, Tilda Swenton, Channing Tatum, Jonah Hill and Frances McDormand, the story is widespread.   A star (Clooney) is kidnapped, A swimmer (Johansson) is pregnant out of wedlock (again) and a cowboy (Ehrenreich) is having touble with his director (Finnes) on his new film.   Confused?  Just you wait.  The studio "fixer" (Brolin) has to iron it all out and keep it out of the columns withTilda Swenton, playing two roles as bitchy columnists.   Add to this a wonderful musical number by Channing Tatum and a bevy of sailors, and you see where we are going. And did I mention McDormand as a film editor in one of the movies funniest moments?  So to sum it up, this is really an homage to Tinseltown and that era of McCarthy and scandal.  And boy, is it swell!  I admit, not everyone is going to "get it" but take a chance.  You're bound to have a chuckle or two or three or four.  Yeah, I loved it!

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