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The Human Centipede 2 (Full Sequence) - 31/10/2011 4:53:44 PM   
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why? - 31/10/2011 4:53:44 PM   
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just watched it uncut - dont see what all the fuss is about seen worse films that arent banned. Might be offended if it was'nt so stupid. did find it funny in parts tho.

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why? - 31/10/2011 4:54:59 PM   
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just watched it uncut - dont see what all the fuss is about seen worse films that arent banned. Might be offended if it was'nt so stupid. did find it funny in parts tho.

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THIS IS WRONG - 1/11/2011 12:32:31 PM   
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this one looks much worse than the first one

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- 1/11/2011 4:28:59 PM   
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I'm outraged!

not really.
How the BBFC decided A Serbian Film was OK but this isn't is beyond me,

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. - 3/11/2011 5:07:10 PM   
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The original one was hyped up to the point of ludicrousness, and was actually a pretty tame and predictable horror b-movie when it got down to it.

The sequel is just a cynical torture porn cash in, and not worth the 90mins watch time.

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RE: . - 3/11/2011 6:55:23 PM   
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watched this the other night i found it too fucking stupid to take seriously and ended up laughing through most of it. 

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RE: Deliciously disgusting. - 27/11/2011 1:27:50 AM   
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Saw the uncut version tonight and frankly I thought it was a hoot. Far more entertaining and hilarious than its predecessor and with some ridiculously OTT gore. I honestly don't understand how the BBFC managed to miss the point by such a wide margin by censoring this film to such a degree. I can't imagine this film working nearly as well without the insane violence which is clearly the director Tom Six having a laugh as its quite obviously a satire. Its like something Verhoven would've done back in the day and I'm appalled at how so very few got the joke, especially considering the Daily Mail-ish comments condemning this film not least on these very boards. Anyway's I loved it, bring on part 3 and pass the vomit bag.

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All Fart And No Shit. So To Speak. - 1/12/2011 6:34:29 AM   
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Yeah. It's come to this. A sequel to perhaps the only film ever to exist that never, EVER EVER needed a sequel. The second film is the first film, but without the fright factor- we know what the shock is (it's hardly a well concealed secret, now is it?). The film is someone making one of these 'centipedes', and then doing random things to it for the last 20 minutes of film. It's not a scary film. The only thing that's scary about it is the initial concept, and that gets tired after about 2 minutes. True, there were a few bits that made me wince, but moments like that do not a good horror make. It's boring (so much so it feels longer than it is), it's not enjoyable (it's the polar opposite, in fact), it's not interesting for anything other than the shock value, and all that equates to is a film that thinks it's much smarter than it actually is. This is the Citizen Kane of torture porn, basically. Now, the good; the characterisation is quite decent, with the leads all suitably repugnant. The somewhat oblique ending renders the actual finale somewhat evasive, but for what it's worth, the possibly rather profound ending reveal could turn out to be the only thing that resonates with anyone, should they understand it properly. A new chapter is currently in the works. Joy unbounded. I hope he includes in the centipede everyone in Britain into this sure-to-be masterpiece.

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RE: The Human Centipede 2 (Full Sequence) - 1/12/2011 12:18:14 PM   
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I feel the opposite way, Spaldron.

Thought the flick was stupid, juvenile and boring. The black and white cinematography was quite nicely done, though.

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RE: The Human Centipede 2 (Full Sequence) - 1/12/2011 1:11:39 PM   
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Frankly, it's vile and disgusting. At least the first one had a point to it.

This is just an extended torture sequence masquerading as something more profound.

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RE: The Human Centipede 2 (Full Sequence) - 1/12/2011 2:08:08 PM   
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I think its a hilarious film, can't believe people are taking it so seriously.

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RE: The Human Centipede 2 (Full Sequence) - 1/12/2011 2:12:13 PM   
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I think its a hilarious film, can't believe people are taking it so seriously.


I can't take it seriously because it's so fucking pathetic.

It worked for you, though, and that's a good thing.


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RE: The Human Centipede 2 (Full Sequence) - 4/12/2011 11:17:15 AM   
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I haven't seen either of them.

Looking at the reviews, there seems to be an escalation going on here. With the 3rd centipede being made soon, I wonder what Six is going to do next.

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RE: The Human Centipede 2 (Full Sequence) - 4/12/2011 12:46:14 PM   
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Is it worth giving a go in its cut form???

I wouldn't usually advocate watching cut films but tbh it's on SKY Box Office and it's only a button press away...

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RE: The Human Centipede 2 (Full Sequence) - 4/12/2011 7:56:01 PM   
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Is it worth giving a go in its cut form???

I wouldn't usually advocate watching cut films but tbh it's on SKY Box Office and it's only a button press away...


I'd imagine you'd lose half the fun in the cut version. Also it'd probably come across as too serious as the OTT violence is kind of the point of the film. But I haven't seen the cut version so who knows.

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DO NOT WATCH IF WEAK STOMACH - 15/3/2012 9:54:07 PM   
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completely vile and disgusting! too much but yet so interesting. disturbing to the fullest and some scenes were deleted for a reason...

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RE: The Human Centipede 2 (Full Sequence) - 17/5/2012 8:55:26 AM   
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The Human Centipede 2 (Full Sequence) (2011)

So I saw the first film after all the hype and talk about it being really nasty and shocking, and like many films throughout the years I was scoffing at how rubbish those claims were. Original in terms of the idea yes but hardly shocking, more bizarre, and you didn't even see much.

Now we have the same issues all over again with the sequel, only this time its all completely bloody true I tell ya!!! Let me start by saying I have never felt quite so uncomfortable whilst watching a film since I saw the original 'Texas Chainsaw Massacre'.

Right...so after I scrubbed my eyes and took some deep breaths I was able to clear my mind (kinda) and write about this errr film. I use the term 'film' loosely as this really does come across as director Six's own personal horror fetish fantasy. To be honest it is actually quite a unique piece of work and one could almost say its very arty or indie of sorts, apart from the gut wrenching gore of course.

The film is in black n white which does give it a stylish approach, it also makes it more unnerving and leaning towards more realism. Add to that is the clever idea of virtually no dialog but mainly sound effects, the lead character does not speak one word, he merely grunts, squeals, cries and moans in very disturbing ways. There is of course some dialog from various characters but its very short and to the point, no messing around here no sir.

The other thing about this film is the fact its not connected to the original in any way AND it shows the events of the first film as just that...a film. The main character in this sequel watches the first film on his laptop as an inspiration for him to carry out his own agenda, so the first film never happened in this franchises universe. Ashlynn Yennie who played one of the victims in the first film returns in this sequel as herself, so this sequel is basically in the 'real world' where as the first film is a film and fantasy/fiction.
At first I didn't like this idea as it reminded me of 'Wes Craven's New Nightmare' where Englund plays himself but after getting into the plot I think its a pretty ingenious way to go for the follow up, complete U-turn and makes it more interesting for sure.

Another plus point I must say is the casting of unknown Laurence R. Harvey as 'Martin Lomax'. Now this guy looks incredibly scary, spooky and quietly mental, he's short, disgustingly fat (his belly is a sight to behold), odd frog-like eyes and a receding hairline that's been made to look all greasy and demented. The way this guy just stares without blinking, his facial expressions when he gets upset, angry or excited just unnerve you BIG time!. Six did well in finding the crazy German Dieter Laser who looks like an evil Nazi scientist character type straight out of the videogame 'Wolfenstein', but he has outdone himself finding Harvey, how or where beats me but this guy is fudging creepy!, a big fat child like psycho who enjoys pain in rather eye opening ways.

Of course the plot is totally dumb with some plot holes you could drive a Land Rover through. The fact that people are getting shot and bludgeoned all over the show and no one hears or see's anything ever and how on earth this nut job manages to do all this on his own isn't worth going into really. The film cuts to and fro allot leaving it up to you to imagine how he did this and that or moved someone etc...

Its all about gore and shock value here folks, you do see nudity both male and female, you do see the lead character play with himself (you will see his little fireman), there is plenty of blood and head bashing, teeth smashing with hammers, tendon cutting of the knees, throat cutting, bullets to heads, force feeding, injections of laxatives, people eating excrement and seeing it dripping from mouths as they do, stapling faces to asses, hints of child abuse, crooked abusive doctors, harsh British language, mother killing....need I continue?

This film is actually so graphic the BBFC would not allow it unless it was heavily cut, I saw the uncut version and I can understand why, seeing the death of a new born baby by having its head crushed!? yep its pretty hardcore here folks.

Very dark, very bleak, seedy, murky and very sadistic, on one hand its very original and highly imaginative as a horror/gore flick, but it hasn't got the psychological or realistic vibe that the original 'Texas Chainsaw Massacre' had. Its still very close to the bone and works well to make you uneasy, the sound effects alone will make you shy away in places believe me. Very nasty as Six delivers with his promise of more gore but you have to give kudos for the way he approaches it.

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RE: The Human Centipede 2 (Full Sequence) - 17/5/2012 9:31:17 AM   
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I heard of both but seen neither. The idea sounds up my street TBH, and judging from the comments it seems to be a kaleidoscope of provocation,hyper-real violence and torture-porn. The only thing that i read that makes me frown is the infant head crushing. It seems in keeping with the 'to the limit' of human cruelty and horror, but that doesn't sit well with me. Saying that, i haven't seen the film, so any thoughts on certain points would just be conjecture. I my try and give it a go at some point

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RE: The Human Centipede 2 (Full Sequence) - 17/5/2012 11:42:47 AM   
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I heard of both but seen neither. The idea sounds up my street TBH, and judging from the comments it seems to be a kaleidoscope of provocation,hyper-real violence and torture-porn. The only thing that i read that makes me frown is the infant head crushing. It seems in keeping with the 'to the limit' of human cruelty and horror, but that doesn't sit well with me. Saying that, i haven't seen the film, so any thoughts on certain points would just be conjecture. I my try and give it a go at some point


Basically the flick is trying to be shocking and provocative, but it's actually really just stupid, juvenile and boring.

Tom Six is basically an idiot.

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RE: The Human Centipede 2 (Full Sequence) - 17/5/2012 5:29:25 PM   
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I heard of both but seen neither. The idea sounds up my street TBH, and judging from the comments it seems to be a kaleidoscope of provocation,hyper-real violence and torture-porn. The only thing that i read that makes me frown is the infant head crushing. It seems in keeping with the 'to the limit' of human cruelty and horror, but that doesn't sit well with me. Saying that, i haven't seen the film, so any thoughts on certain points would just be conjecture. I my try and give it a go at some point


Basically the flick is trying to be shocking and provocative, but it's actually really just stupid, juvenile and boring.

Tom Six is basically an idiot.



I wouldn't agree with that really, you can't say that unless you actually see the film and like I said it does have its merits, Six knows how to make a good horror/gore film, he isn't an idiot.

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RE: The Human Centipede 2 (Full Sequence) - 17/5/2012 5:44:49 PM   
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I wouldn't agree with that really, you can't say that unless you actually see the film and like I said it does have its merits, Six knows how to make a good horror/gore film, he isn't an idiot.


Well, I have seen the film. I tend not to comment on something I haven't seen.

And Six is a fool.

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RE: The Human Centipede 2 (Full Sequence) - 17/5/2012 9:21:48 PM   
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quote:

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quote:

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I heard of both but seen neither. The idea sounds up my street TBH, and judging from the comments it seems to be a kaleidoscope of provocation,hyper-real violence and torture-porn. The only thing that i read that makes me frown is the infant head crushing. It seems in keeping with the 'to the limit' of human cruelty and horror, but that doesn't sit well with me. Saying that, i haven't seen the film, so any thoughts on certain points would just be conjecture. I my try and give it a go at some point


Basically the flick is trying to be shocking and provocative, but it's actually really just stupid, juvenile and boring.

Tom Six is basically an idiot.


That is very true. The director could at least explain how a three foot dwarf with breathing difficuties, not only able to carry all these people but over power them aswell.

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RE: The Human Centipede 2 (Full Sequence) - 18/5/2012 1:12:28 AM   
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I love how this discussion just reappears every couple of months or so.

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RE: The Human Centipede 2 (Full Sequence) - 18/5/2012 3:21:03 PM   
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At least the people criticising it this time have actually seen the film, a first for a Human Centipede-related thread I think.

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The Human Centipede 2 (Full Sequence) - 19/10/2012 1:02:52 AM   
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Rather than another unconventional folow-up, Full Sequence is more of a love/hate letter to viewers of the first film. Containing the blood and shit that makes up for both films, this is definitely tough to sit through. But whats even more meandering is the lack of consistency and imagination. Tom Six has all the tools necessary to make his messages and ideas fit into a horrific social film. However, whats to be appreciated here is undermined by an hour-and-a-half of mediocrity and boredom.

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