Zack & Miri Make A WHAT?: Movie Title Banned In The USA

Kevin Smith, auteur/director of such classics as the New Jersey Trilogy, “Clerks,” “Chasing Amy,” and “Mallrats,” has made a new flick, but how would you know? He can’t even tell you about it! “Zack and Miri Make A Porno” has been banned from advertising in 15 major newspapers and both network and cable channels. The LA Dodgers asked to even have the trailer stopped from airing during their games! Now, the movie is left solely to advertise in print, but it’s still a battleground. Weinstein Co., the film’s distributors, were puzzled when the Motion Picture Association of America called their ads “highly sexually suggestive and not suitable for general audiences.” What could be so offensive about 2D ads with no nudity, four letter words or defaced religious characters? Continue reading