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Follow up: A disconnect between sex and violence

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Earlier this week I discussed the disconnect between sex and violence when it comes to rating films in the US. As an example I used Kevin Smith‘s Zack & Miri Make A Porno movie poster (pictured below) that was experiencing some resistance from the MPAA. Well it seems he found a solution, quote Kevin Smith

“Our frustration in getting an MPAA approval on the American poster led to last-resort ideas about showcasing dopey, simple images instead of risque pics of our leads – which, in turn, led to what’s now the official American poster for the flick…”

New and Old Zack and Miri Make a Porno posters

New and Old Zack and Miri Make a Porno posters

I for one don’t understand how the first poster (right side) was even that bad. Then again I’m Canadian and that poster is still going to be used up here because we don’t seem so obsessed with censorship. That said I will admit due to this moronic censoring of a movie poster Kevin sure did come up with a funny solution…

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Written by superuwatchers

September 12, 2008 at 12:57 pm

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