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Racism in the International Marketplace?

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I was on yahoo today and noticed an article on the movie poster for Couple’s Retreat in the U.K. It eliminates the black couple in the movie and the difference is noticeable.  A Universal spokesman tried to cover up uneasy feelings by saying they eliminated the couple, “to simplify the poster to actors who are most [recognizable] in international markets.”  I don’t buy that. Here’s the article, http://movies.yahoo.com/feature/movie-talk-couples-retreat-posters.html

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Written by jaimespinelli

November 17, 2009 at 9:11 pm

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