Lifelong platonic friends Zack and Miri look to solve their respective cash-flow problems by making an adult film together. As the cameras roll, however, the duo begin to sense that they may have more feelings for each other than they previously thought. Robert Holtzman Elise G.
Kevin Smith's latest offering provides a constant stream of laughs throughout its duration, but crucially fails to nail the emotional realism it tries so hard to achieve. Although falling short of the complete movie it sought to be, Zack And Miri Make A Porno is still great escapist fun all the family - provided your family is of suitable age and digs very liberal jokes about femdom, anal sex and xxxxxx xxx. Deep in financial trouble, platonic flatmates Zack Seth Rogen and Miriam Elizabeth Banks decide that the best way to generate quick cash is to make their own porn movie.
Kevin Smith begins with the advantage of being raised with deeply embedded senses of sin and guilt. He's 38, and he still believes sex is dirty, and that it's funny to shock people with four-letter words and enough additional vulgarisms to fill out a crossword puzzle. This is sort of endearing.
Shit jokes! Lots of shit jokes. Like, when Seth Rogan needs to wash out Elizabeth Banks' hair with toilet water, but there's a turd in the bowl?
Literal-mindedness has always been among Mr. He and his characters revel in dialogue that riffs on body parts and bodily fluids, but Mr. Two best friends who have always been in love with each other discover that
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Skip to Content. Get age-based picks. The message that making a porno will solve money problems is obviously problematic.
He told me that he'd been distressed by the reviews of the professional critics, because they've been bashing the movie as the same old profane Kevin Smith. I reminded my friend that most of the critics have never cared for Kevin Smith, and that if they're bashing the movie, by all rights we should love it. He confessed that he was hoping for something in the vein of the classic Kevin Smith movie.
This piece is a part of Sexpositionsa weeklong Vulture celebration of sex scenes in movies and on TV. The issues with those first two efforts were largely linguistic. Zack and Mirinot so much.