12/04/2013 04:59 pm ET

12 Years A Slave And The Obama Era -- Daily Intelligencer


This last weekend, I finally saw 12 Years a Slave. It was the most powerful movie I’ve ever seen in my life, an event so gripping and terrifying that, when I went to bed ten hours later — it was a morning matinee — I lay awake for five hours turning it over in my mind before I could fall asleep.

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