By Alyssa Rosenberg
Most documentary filmmakers can’t pull off the things that Michael Moore does, and don’t really try—arguably, Moore’s never really pulled off a movie as raw, funny and as striking revealing as his debut, Roger & Me:
Earlier this week, the world became aware of an Italian promotional poster for the film "12 Years A Slave" that highlighted actor Brad Pitt, even though he has only a minor role in the film. Meanwhile, the movie's star, black actor Chiwetel Ejiofor, was reduced to a small image below Pitt's profile.
Yesterday, the Tumblr blog "Carefree Black Girl" surfaced what the blog's author claims is the Italian poster for the critically acclaimed movie "12 Years a Slave." The poster, which has since spread across the internet, prominently displays Brad Pitt's face breaking through a set of sunlit clouds as a small image of the actor Chiwetel Ejiofor runs across the bottom of the poster underneath.
Subscribe to my updates at Facebook.com/DanSchawbel. I recently spoke to Stephen Dubner, who is the Co-author of both Freakonomics and Super Freakonomics. Freakonomics spent more than two years on The Times bestseller list, having sold more than 4 million copies around the world, in more than 35 languages. The Freakonomics enterprise also includes an award-winning ...