CJ inviting subscribers to viewing of ‘The Post’

Courier Journal Xtras members are being invited to a viewing of ‘The Post,’ starring Meryl Street and Tom Hanks.

Here’s the “invitation” in Courier Journal:

You’ve heard how great ‘The post’ is, right? Well any movie that has journalism at its heart is right up our alley.

There’s why we’re screening the film just for Courier Journal Xtras members? Executive Editor Joel Christopher will host a brief Q&A before the film at our exclusive showing of the movie at 2 p.m. Saturday at Cinemark Mall St. Matthews.

So come hang out with us, watch Meryl Streep and Tom hanks do their thing and have a great Saturday afternoon with smart readers like yourself.

Tickets are just $5 for subscribers and each ticket includes a $5 gift card for your concessions purchases.

Log into your account at courierjournal.com/xtras to secure your ticket.

More about “The Post:”

Steven Spielberg directs Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks in The Post, a thrilling drama about the unlikely partnership between The Washington Post’s Katharine Graham (Streep), the first female publisher of a major American newspaper, and editor Ben Bradlee (Hanks), as they race to catch up with The New York Times to expose a massive cover-up of government secrets that spanned three decades and four U.S. Presidents. The two must overcome their differences as they risk their careers – and their very freedom – to help bring long-buried truths to light.

The Post marks the first time Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg have collaborated on a project. In addition to directing, Spielberg produces along with Amy Pascal and Kristie Macosko Krieger. The script was written by Liz Hannah and Josh Singer, and the film features an acclaimed ensemble cast including Alison Brie, Carrie Coon, David Cross, Bruce Greenwood, Tracy Letts, Bob Odenkirk, Sarah Paulson, Jesse Plemons, Matthew Rhys, Michael Stuhlbarg, Bradley Whitford and Zach Woods.

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