Zack and Miri Make a Porno: Sex, Pals and Videotape

As Zack and Miri make their porno, Kevin Smith loses his mojo, then finds it again

Rogen and Banks as a nice couple who decide to produce a naughty movie.

Romantic comedies often make do on flimsy premises, but this one is thinner than Kate Moss and nuttier than an Almond Joy. Attend: Zack (Seth Rogen) and Miri (Elizabeth Banks) are close friends and functioning heterosexuals who somehow have lived together without having sex or, for that matter, coveting it. When grinding poverty forces them to raise money quick, Zack suggests that they appear in a porno movie and sell it on the Internet. Purely an economic decision, you see, no concupiscence involved — though we know Rogen from his Judd Apatow movies as a perpetual horn dog, and...

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