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Human Centipede II Rejected By BBFC
Update: Now with response from Tom Six

07 June 2011  |  Written by Helen O'Hara  |  Source: BBFC

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Human Centipede II Rejected By BBFC

Last year's The Human Centipede was mad, bad and really quite grotesque. But this year's sequel, imaginatively called The Human Centipede II, has been rejected by the British Board of Film Classification on the basis that it is "sexually violent and potentially obscene". This means that the DVD cannot be legally supplied anywhere in the UK.

The original film was released, uncut, as an 18 last year. This one, however, apparently has "unacceptable material" throughout which cannot be remedied with cuts. The filmmakers have six weeks in which to appeal against the decision.

It's worth noting, before we get all up in arms, that this is a relatively rare decision for the BBFC, who outlined their reasons at some length and stressed that the full Board was in on this one. The full reasoning is below - but if you're of a sensitive disposition even this may be rather unpleasant.

"The first film dealt with a mad doctor who sews together three kidnapped people in order to produce the ‘human centipede’of the title. Although the concept of the film was undoubtedly tasteless and disgusting it was a relatively traditional and conventional horror film and the Board concluded that it was not in breach of our Guidelines at ‘18’. This new work, The Human Centipede II (Full Sequence), tells the story of a man who becomes sexually obsessed with a DVD recording of the first film and who imagines putting the ‘centipede’ idea into practice. Unlike the first film, the sequel presents graphic images of sexual violence, forced defecation, and mutilation, and the viewer is invited to witness events from the perspective of the protagonist. Whereas in the first film the ‘centipede’ idea is presented as a revolting medical experiment, with the focus on whether the victims will be able to escape, this sequel presents the ‘centipede’ idea as the object of the protagonist’s depraved sexual fantasy.

The principal focus of The Human Centipede II (Full Sequence) is the sexual arousal of the central character at both the idea and the spectacle of the total degradation, humiliation, mutilation, torture, and murder of his naked victims. Examples of this include a scene early in the film in which he masturbates whilst he watches a DVD of the original Human Centipede film, with sandpaper wrapped around his penis, and a sequence later in the film in which he becomes aroused at the sight of the members of the ‘centipede’ being forced to defecate into one another’s mouths, culminating in sight of the man wrapping barbed wire around his penis and raping the woman at the rear of the ‘centipede’. There is little attempt to portray any of the victims in the film as anything other than objects to be brutalised, degraded and mutilated for the amusement and arousal of the central character, as well as for the pleasure of the audience. There is a strong focus throughout on the link between sexual arousal and sexual violence and a clear association between pain, perversity and sexual pleasure. It is the Board’s conclusion that the explicit presentation of the central character’s obsessive sexually violent fantasies is in breach of its Classification Guidelines and poses a real, as opposed to a fanciful, risk that harm is likely to be caused to potential viewers.

David Cooke, Director of the BBFC said: “It is the Board's carefully considered view that to issue a certificate to this work, even if confined to adults, would be inconsistent with the Board's Guidelines, would risk potential harm within the terms of the VRA, and would be unacceptable to the public.

“The Board also seeks to avoid classifying material that may be in breach of the Obscene Publications Acts 1959 and 1964 (OPA) or any other relevant legislation. The OPA prohibits the publication of works that have a tendency to deprave or corrupt a significant proportion of those likely to see them. In order to avoid classifying potentially obscene material, the Board engages in regular discussions with the relevant enforcement agencies, including the CPS, the police, and the Ministry of Justice. It is the Board’s view that there is a genuine risk that this video work, The Human Centipede II (Full Sequence), may be considered obscene within the terms of the OPA, for the reasons given above."

Update:
We emailed Tom Six for a response to the BBFC's decision and received the following quote, which we present here in full. The censoring of the F-word, ironically, is Six's.

“Thank you BBFC for putting spoilers of my movie on your website and thank you for banning my film in this exceptional way. Apparently I made an horrific horror-film, but shouldn't a good horror film be horrific? My dear people it is a f****cking MOVIE. It is all fictional. Not real. It is all make-belief. It is art. Give people their own choice to watch it or not. If people can't handle or like my movies they just don't watch them. If people like my movies they have to be able to see it any time, anywhere also in the UK.”

So there you have it. What do you think: saving us all from ourselves or censorship gone too far? Or do you even care that we won't be able to see this particular opus? Speak your brains below...


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RE: Centipede Unleashed
Its funny how all the fuss has died down now that everyone has seen it and realised how stupid the BBFC were all along. More

Posted by Spaldron at 01:18 on 27 November 2011 | Report This Post

Centipede Unleashed
The BBFC have decided to reverse the ban on Human Centipede 2. After making 2 minutes and 37 seconds of cuts, the film will be released in the UK. LOL now more ppl than ever have heard about it!!!! http://splittingreels.blogspot.com/2011/10/cent ipede-unleashed.html More

Posted by pturner1010 at 14:18 on 25 October 2011 | Report This Post

being banned is the best PR a horror film can get
this really is stupid, i most definitely want to see this. i mean horror films nowadays suck by definition. evil dead was banned originally because of the tree rape scene, but you can now walk into tescos and buy it for a couple quid, and same goes for any other horror classic, eg, the exorcist, childs play etc. its like banning blue velvet for the scene where you see dennis hopper for the first time. like so many have said before me, its a film, a story designed to make you react, but as the ti More

Posted by lifesabloodybeach at 14:13 on 05 August 2011 | Report This Post

Disagree with this!
this is absolutely ridiculous! as Tom said "a good horror film should be horrific" if some people don't like it then they don't have to watch it!! why should the rest of us (who want to see it) not be able to see it just because some people don't like it!? there's so many bad horrors here that are not banned, so why should this one be? if this film is so bad, they why not bump the age restriction up instead of banning the whole film? SERIOUSLY!? people should be entitled to whe More

Posted by heyholetsgo at 17:20 on 24 July 2011 | Report This Post

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I won't be seeing this, simply because it doesn't interest me, banned or otherwise.  Should it be banned?  Well, it's a difficult question, I don't believe we should live in a  free for all society, because if we were all free to watch whatever we want, there would be no boundaries on any subject, and I feel that would be wrong.  However, it's about which side of the line this film falls on.  And there does need to be a line, I think. I don't think the point that ' More

Posted by Drone at 14:21 on 09 July 2011 | Report This Post

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L: jonson L: Funkyrae I absolutely see your point Shool, but the fact remains that if you don't want your kids to see things; don't let them. Put stricter controls in place. asier said than done Funky. Have you been introduced to the American idea of "Sleepovers" yet? My kids are at them every Saturday night, or we have half a dozen over to our place. My eldest (14) sneaked out the house on Saturday with the following films in her bag - Saw 3, 4 and 5, Final Destination, More

Posted by Funkyrae at 07:32 on 09 July 2011 | Report This Post

I Just have this To say It's a movie It always will be, I live in a free country i have the choice to view this movie or not. I make my own decisions. Im going to watch Full Sequence. More

Posted by Plebe at 17:05 on 07 July 2011 | Report This Post

I Just have this To say It's a movie It always will be, I live in a free country i have the choice to view this movie or not. I make my own decisions. Im going to watch Full Sequence. More

Posted by Plebe at 17:04 on 07 July 2011 | Report This Post

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L: jonson Have you been introduced to the American idea of "Sleepovers" yet? have all that to "look forward" to... Regardless of what we all think and where the moral compass sways, there's probably one thing we can ALL agree on - it will not be anywhere near as good as the South Park Human CentiPad episode. More

Posted by great_badir at 13:52 on 06 July 2011 | Report This Post

RE: The Human Centipede II Rejected By BBFC
L: Funkyrae I absolutely see your point Shool, but the fact remains that if you don't want your kids to see things; don't let them. Put stricter controls in place. asier said than done Funky. Have you been introduced to the American idea of "Sleepovers" yet? My kids are at them every Saturday night, or we have half a dozen over to our place. My eldest (14) sneaked out the house on Saturday with the following films in her bag - Saw 3, 4 and 5, Final Destination, Hostel and The Hill More

Posted by jonson at 15:52 on 04 July 2011 | Report This Post

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L: Funkyrae L: shool My biggest fear would be about accessability. Before the internet it was alot harder to get your hands on banned or, for want of a better expression, morally dubious material. Now I'm pretty technically savvy and would feel safe in securing my own home PC's and entertainment devices from accessing such materials, but when we're talking about adolescents and young adults below the age of classification for these films who often have superior technical ability More

Posted by shool at 14:20 on 04 July 2011 | Report This Post

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L: shool My biggest fear would be about accessability. Before the internet it was alot harder to get your hands on banned or, for want of a better expression, morally dubious material. Now I'm pretty technically savvy and would feel safe in securing my own home PC's and entertainment devices from accessing such materials, but when we're talking about adolescents and young adults below the age of classification for these films who often have superior technical ability to their parents More

Posted by Funkyrae at 09:21 on 01 July 2011 | Report This Post

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L: great_badir And let’s not forget the BBFC are only enforcing a law drawn up by central government, albeit subjectively. es, the real issue is the Obscene Publications Act - although I guess it's not going away any time soon. With shool's point about access, ironically an actual cinema certificate would have been the way to go, though my understanding is that the distributor never applied for one. More

Posted by Darth Marenghi at 18:45 on 30 June 2011 | Report This Post

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Aww, sweet.... I bet Epi D has Dev's previoius av as his own now ang on, Dev + Epi D = same person? Who's with me? Just me then? Fine. More

Posted by gazpop at 17:40 on 30 June 2011 | Report This Post

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L: shool To get hold of porn you either had to know people who had it. If you didnt you'd have to either nick it or get someone to get it for you. All require effort and the amount of porn being passed around my peers was minimal. sp; I'd never seen proper, dick-going-into-fanny-cumshot-porn until I was at university. True story. I had to rely on crappy British jazz mags, Basic Instinct and good old-fashioned imagination in my formative years. More

Posted by superdan at 15:04 on 30 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: The Human Centipede II Rejected By BBFC
L: shool To get hold of porn you either had to know people who had it. If you didnt you'd have to either nick it or get someone to get it for you. All require effortell, at my school there wasn't much effort because either someone just gave it to you and said "watch this, it's fucking sick", or you asked for something and then a day later you had it - no further effort required. Mind you, the one person all this stuff originated from also made his own fertiliser pipe bombs with which he wou More

Posted by great_badir at 13:51 on 30 June 2011 | Report This Post

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L: great_badir L: shool My biggest fear would be about accessability. Before the internet it was alot harder to get your hands on banned or, for want of a better expression, morally dubious material. Now I'm pretty technically savvy and would feel safe in securing my own home PC's and entertainment devices from accessing such materials, but when we're talking about adolescents and young adults below the age of classification for these films who often have superior technical ability to More

Posted by shool at 13:46 on 30 June 2011 | Report This Post

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L: shool My biggest fear would be about accessability. Before the internet it was alot harder to get your hands on banned or, for want of a better expression, morally dubious material. Now I'm pretty technically savvy and would feel safe in securing my own home PC's and entertainment devices from accessing such materials, but when we're talking about adolescents and young adults below the age of classification for these films who often have superior technical ability to their parents or fr More

Posted by great_badir at 13:23 on 30 June 2011 | Report This Post

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Ah!!!!!!!!   Those pesky trouble makers. More

Posted by shool at 12:30 on 30 June 2011 | Report This Post

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I didn't think you'd just have called someone a pussy, Shool - glad I checked the original post! More

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Posted by Deviation at 12:18 on 30 June 2011 | Report This Post

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You cant destroy an opinion, merely disagree or question it. Anyway PA doesnt scare me, he's a pussy cat really. More

Posted by shool at 12:16 on 30 June 2011 | Report This Post

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Shool, I got nailed earlier in this thread by PA for voicing my concerns re young uns. I agree, what can you do? He did destroy me quite elegantly though. Damn him and his literate ways! More

Posted by gazpop at 11:42 on 30 June 2011 | Report This Post

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My biggest fear would be about accessability. Before the internet it was alot harder to get your hands on banned or, for want of a better expression, morally dubious material. Now I'm pretty technically savvy and would feel safe in securing my own home PC's and entertainment devices from accessing such materials, but when we're talking about adolescents and young adults below the age of classification for these films who often have superior technical ability to their parents or friends who ar More

Posted by shool at 11:29 on 30 June 2011 | Report This Post

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L: great_badir richie, I have one thing to say - HC2 may well be a "sick" film. But I bet you £100 that it will also be shit. It will be (or is) a shit (as in bad) film, albeit a shit film which covers a topic and have themes that some may find unsavoury. To be honest, right now you sound like every film fan's worst nightmare - a cross between Mary Whitehouse and James Ferman - and, further, I don't particularly want you to decide whether or not I should see HC2 and, if I do (wh More

Posted by gazpop at 11:11 on 30 June 2011 | Report This Post

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L: shool I have no clue why anyone would want to see this film, or A Serbian Film or ]. But I believe it is their right to do so. People wanting to view this is barmy in my totally subjective opinion. bh, that film (and Shoah) has much, much, much, much, much, much, much, much, much more value than all those other films mentioned here. More

Posted by Deviation at 15:54 on 29 June 2011 | Report This Post

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I actually think there are boundaries, but they’re continually shifting. Skip back fifty/sixty odd years and richie would be pissing and moaning about how Marilyn Monroe showing a bit of cleavage meant the end of the civilised world as we know it. Cannibal Holocaust, once thought to be the most objectionable thing ever, is coming out over here with everything now intact except for the animal slaughter (which, when it was originally banned, was the least objectionable thing about it). More

Posted by great_badir at 15:14 on 29 June 2011 | Report This Post

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I honestly think Badir has hit the nail very firmly on the head with his post. While I can honestly say I didn't actually ever have any intention of watching HC2 and I wasn't overly impressed with the first one I'm not entirely comfortable with a faceless Big Brother telling me what I can and can't watch. No, I don't think HC2 would have been any good, in fact I think the whole thing would have been laughable. Banning it now however will cause greater interest in the film than there More

Posted by Funkyrae at 15:03 on 29 June 2011 | Report This Post

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L: shool Its an interesting debate. What would be considered outside the bounds of taste and decency to portray in a piece of fictional material. Are there any boundaries? don't think so. I don't think there should be, or indeed there are. Most things have been portrayed in cinema to varying levels of extremes at some point or another, from genocide to homicide to rape to paedophilia. The important thing is that it is fiction, nobody is getting hurt by it. The line comes when people ar More

Posted by rawlinson at 15:02 on 29 June 2011 | Report This Post

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Its an interesting debate. What would be considered outside the bounds of taste and decency to portray in a piece of fictional material. Are there any boundaries? More

Posted by shool at 14:49 on 29 June 2011 | Report This Post

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L: shool I believe it is their right to do so. xactly. Something I neglected to say in my post above. I mean I hate opera, most musicals, reality TV, cigarettes and brussels sprouts. But that doesn’t mean I think no one should be allowed to experience them. More

Posted by great_badir at 14:44 on 29 June 2011 | Report This Post

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I have no clue why anyone would want to see this film, or A Serbian Film or Salo. But I believe it is their right to do so.   People wanting to view this is barmy in my totally subjective opinion. More

Posted by shool at 14:14 on 29 June 2011 | Report This Post

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richie, I have one thing to say - HC2 may well be a "sick" film. But I bet you £100 that it will also be shit. It will be (or is) a shit (as in bad) film, albeit a shit film which covers a topic and have themes that some may find unsavoury. To be honest, right now you sound like every film fan's worst nightmare - a cross between Mary Whitehouse and James Ferman - and, further, I don't particularly want you to decide whether or not I should see HC2 and, if I do (which I'm sure I will at s More

Posted by great_badir at 13:59 on 29 June 2011 | Report This Post

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There was me, about to ask Dev to lighten the thread, and ], there he is! Fantastic. It's like pressing the red button and Godzilla rising up (from the depths, 30 stories high A!akes this thread worth watching again. Ooops Rawls. And me being a Springsteen fan too! Richie? I should take stock if I were you..........Because, dum dum dummmm...... No one would have believed in the early years of the 21st century that this thread was being watched keenly and closely by intelligences great More

Posted by gazpop at 13:07 on 29 June 2011 | Report This Post

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ker of the film is hidding behind the word 'ART' FS It doesn't mean he's trying to pass a message about the decadent nature of man but this... /b] is the product or process of deliberately arranging items (often with cicance) in a way that influences and affects one or more of the /link], slink=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intellect]intellectc ompasses a diverse range of human activities, creations, and modes of expression, including link], ure=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Film]film=http More

Posted by Deviation at 22:45 on 28 June 2011 | Report This Post

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L: rawlinson L: HughesRoss And Rawls......I would never show my kids anything from a link u sent me...you have seen things, dark things, things that no man should see.......shall I mention that porn horror you reviewed last weekote] Wait till you see what I have lined up for next week. sp; That is it!  I am phoning the BBFC, Unless of course it has a moral message   I do not know why I posting on this thread....I did not even like the first one, simply becaiuse More

Posted by HughesRoss at 21:56 on 28 June 2011 | Report This Post

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L: HughesRoss L: gazpop , Hughes Ross, you may not be sticking it on straight after CBeebies, but 'kids' will have access to it as the internet is all around us, ooooooh. And I really don't know what 'worse shit' there is out there my friend. My very very sick friend ll, it was nice to see Dev sticking up for his art. Sorry. Art. There are  many films on top of my head that I have seen that could qualify as pretty sick... Salo Murder Set Pieces, which contains ma More

Posted by bobatim at 21:50 on 28 June 2011 | Report This Post

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L: HughesRoss And Rawls......I would never show my kids anything from a link u sent me...you have seen things, dark things, things that no man should see.......shall I mention that porn horror you reviewed last weekote] Wait till you see what I have lined up for next week. But yeah, Salo > Sicker than most things. More

Posted by rawlinson at 21:48 on 28 June 2011 | Report This Post

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L: gazpop , Hughes Ross, you may not be sticking it on straight after CBeebies, but 'kids' will have access to it as the internet is all around us, ooooooh. And I really don't know what 'worse shit' there is out there my friend. My very very sick friend ll, it was nice to see Dev sticking up for his art. Sorry. Art. sp; There are  many films on top of my head that I have seen that could qualify as pretty sick...   Salo   Murder Set Pieces, which contains many More

Posted by HughesRoss at 21:35 on 28 June 2011 | Report This Post

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I think, for me, the two biggest questions this thread has raised are 1. What kind of German porn does Richie Fingers spend his time watching? and B. What does that pornography have to do with the Dutch Tom Six and his fictional horror film? More

Posted by rawlinson at 20:05 on 28 June 2011 | Report This Post

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It doesn't matter - there are clearly people on the thread who have not only watched the first one but may choose to form their own view on the 2nd - that's their right. Repeated characterisations of those potential viewers has clearly being taken personally within this thread previously, it would be disingenuous to pretend that it hadn't. If you want to engage, then why not simply ask them why, calmly. Otherwise, please stick to the film not attacks on those who might watch it.   More

Posted by elab49 at 20:01 on 28 June 2011 | Report This Post

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Was not implying to anyone inperticular. Sorry if i upset anyone. And was not ment in malice. More

Posted by richie fingers at 19:56 on 28 June 2011 | Report This Post

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L: Spaldron Didn't this thread die a week ago? Anyway's. L: richie fingers ( gonna sound like my dad nowere goes..........)es you sound just like him actually (says god). an Centerpeed was a piece of shit! Just gross, not a movie. 'art' what ever the fuck that isrom what iv heard of the sequal sound worst.ou don't know what Art is? I know, the world is confusing isn't it? Here's some help in deciphering this "Art" thingy. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Art http://www.pr More

Posted by richie fingers at 19:50 on 28 June 2011 | Report This Post

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L: gazpop ps- Rawls? Is that and Lindsey Buckingham and John McVey or am I wayyyyyy off base? y av'? Springsteen and Clarence Clemons. L: richie fingers Your average snuff film watcher would probably think it's just sick. he average watcher of these films that probably don't exist, but allegedly contain b]murders, would find thenal nd murders in Human Centipede II to be sick? More

Posted by rawlinson at 19:27 on 28 June 2011 | Report This Post

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L: richie fingers Don't give a shit how you interpret it's a fucking pointless film. Your average snuff film watcher would probably think it's just sick. And YES if you are the type of person to want to watch what i have heard is in the sequal, YOU ARE A FUCKING WEIRDO! You bring so much joy to this thread. More

Posted by Deviation at 19:27 on 28 June 2011 | Report This Post

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L: richie fingers And YES if you are the type of person to want to watch what i have heard is in the sequal, YOU ARE A FUCKING WEIRDO! feel like I'm on the comments section of The Daily Mail website. It is possible for a mentally stable person to want to see The Human Centipede 2, y'know. Obviously this movie isn't your cup of tea, and no-one can fault you for that, but you can't go around accusing people of being weirdos just because they want to see the film and judge it for t More

Posted by MonsterCat at 19:19 on 28 June 2011 | Report This Post

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L: richie fingers Don't give a shit how you interpret it's a fucking pointless film. Your average snuff film watcher would probably think it's just sick. And YES if you are the type of person to want to watch what i have heard is in the sequal, YOU ARE A FUCKING WEIRDO! ou are too cute. More

Posted by Rgirvan44 at 19:18 on 28 June 2011 | Report This Post

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No matter how little you think of a film, which you haven't seen, stick to discussing b]instead of name-calling other users, please.  More

Posted by elab49 at 19:18 on 28 June 2011 | Report This Post

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Don't give a shit how you interpret it's a fucking pointless film. Your average snuff film watcher would probably think it's just sick. And YES if you are the type of person to want to watch what i have heard is in the sequal, YOU ARE A FUCKING WEIRDO! More

Posted by richie fingers at 19:10 on 28 June 2011 | Report This Post

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Spaldron *apsarcy bastard! Very droll though. Although I don't think Robocop and HC 1/2 can be comparitivley compared too easily. I gues you think you're pretty smart huh? Think you can outsmart the BBFC? Although you may have gone too far with the poo gag. Time will tell. And I too had thought this thread had died. PA did a number on me about it before. It won't die though, and one day will become part of the eternity that is mammoth threads have no fear. I did want to ask, Hughes Ross, More

Posted by gazpop at 11:26 on 28 June 2011 | Report This Post

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L: HughesRoss I be more upset seeing my 10 year old boy sitting around the laptop and watching violent real life porn 'm sorry, I should never have sent him the link to that website. More

Posted by rawlinson at 18:26 on 26 June 2011 | Report This Post

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I really do not get this arguement that "kids are going to see this shit!" I mean come on!.......I have the original in my horror collection but its not a film that I am going to chuck on for my little un's doing Sunday Lunch.  If kids are going to download the film, then that suggests they "do know how to download", they "have done it before!" and probably watched "worst shit!" than what HC2 offers. I be more upset seeing my 10 year old boy sitting around the laptop and watching More

Posted by HughesRoss at 08:50 on 26 June 2011 | Report This Post

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Didn't this thread die a week ago? Anyway's. L: richie fingers ( gonna sound like my dad nowere goes..........)es you sound just like him actually (says god). an Centerpeed was a piece of shit! Just gross, not a movie. 'art' what ever the fuck that isrom what iv heard of the sequal sound worst.ou don't know what Art is? I know, the world is confusing isn't it? Here's some help in deciphering this "Art" thingy. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Art http://www.princetonol.com/grou More

Posted by Spaldron at 02:11 on 26 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: The Human Centipede II Rejected By BBFC
L: richie fingers It will only appeal to mindless little maggots who put mobile clips of themselves slapping a stranger on a bus onto youtube. es because anyone who wants to see this movie is total maladjusted scum. Good God, I've never heard such reactionary bullshit in all my life. More

Posted by MonsterCat at 00:39 on 26 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: The Human Centipede II Rejected By BBFC
truth is the creater is just out to make money buy putting this shit out, dont let him mug you off by insulting ur intellegence that this is a 'movie' that is 'art.' OR FUCK'S SAKE THAT'S NOT WHAT HE MEANT WITH THE WORD ART More

Posted by Deviation at 23:58 on 25 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: The Human Centipede II Rejected By BBFC
( God im gonna sound like my dad now, but here goes..........) The Human Centerpeed was a piece of shit! Just gross, not a movie. its not 'art' what ever the fuck that is, and from what iv heard of the sequal sound worst. It will only appeal to mindless little maggots who put mobile clips of themselves slapping a stranger on a bus onto youtube. Fair do's it should be up to people what they want to view but the fact is that kids watch this shit when they are not old enough and it More

Posted by richie fingers at 23:27 on 25 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: The Return Of The Video Nasty
L: gazpop L: Spaldron I think more than purchasing an import I think Leightwinst is referring to the easier (and not so legal) option of torrenting. Just having a look right now an there are copies available to download however as the film isn't out yet they're probably fakes. But yes when the film does come out e easier to watch here than going down the shops for a pint of milk. uote] us place Edinburgh, yes? You got zombie tigers roaming the streets or something?ote] More

Posted by Spaldron at 17:54 on 16 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: The Return Of The Video Nasty
L: Spaldron L: Leightwinst ing access to it will be as easy as watching the latest reality star's racy home video or seeing which pop star has been hoovering some of Persia's finest up their nose. his is exactly why HC2 will not gather the same mythology as the likes of Clockwork Orange (remember - that one was down to Kubrick himself), The Exorcist, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Cannibal Holocaust.se anyone will be able to buy HC2 fully uncut quite legally from ano More

Posted by gazpop at 17:41 on 16 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: The Return Of The Video Nasty
L: Leightwinst ing access to it will be as easy as watching the latest reality star's racy home video or seeing which pop star has been hoovering some of Persia's finest up their nose. his is exactly why HC2 will not gather the same mythology as the likes of Clockwork Orange (remember - that one was down to Kubrick himself), The Exorcist, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Cannibal Holocaust.se anyone will be able to buy HC2 fully uncut quite legally from another country in, prob More

Posted by Spaldron at 16:54 on 16 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: The Return Of The Video Nasty
In reference to : gaining access to it will be as easy as watching the latest reality star's racy home video or seeing which pop star has been hoovering some of Persia's finest up their nose. What are they sniffing in Persia? Rugs? Dates? Pistachios? Where can I get some? More

Posted by gazpop at 13:59 on 16 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: The Return Of The Video Nasty
L: Leightwinst the delay in releasing Reservoir Dogs because of it's extreme violence, which whilst violent in very few scenes, is nowhere near as violent as recent releases such as 'Machete' or the last 'Rambo' film. he Reservoir Dogs delay was actually down to new legislation passed by the then government (albeit legislation that James "Booooo" Ferman helped draw up) - the BBFC had actually already given it an 18 with no cuts when it was first submitted for home video release, but they c More

Posted by great_badir at 13:26 on 16 June 2011 | Report This Post

The Return Of The Video Nasty
So the BBFC, the British Borad of Film Classification, has outright banned the forthcoming 'The Human Centepide 2 (Full Sequence)' because it contains "unacceptable material throughout which cannot be remedied with cuts". Now, whilst I haven't seen the original "The Human Centipede" film (nor have any deisre too) it got me thinking about past and current times. As a guy born in mid 1970's, I remeber all to well the dawn of the VHS age and the glouriously graphic videos that adorned th More

Posted by Leightwinst at 12:01 on 16 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Fuck Censorship
L: blaud It doesn't make sense in this day and age to censor anything. The fact that a film like A Serbian Film can be passed with cuts and yet a film such as Human Centipede II is rejected just makes no sense whatsoever. A Serbian Film contains pedophilia, brutal violence, incest, and countless other horrific things, and it isn't even a horror film. Horror films succeed on the basis that they scare the audience (or, in more modern times, disgust them). Audiences aren't scared (or disgust More

Posted by fernetcontonica at 02:02 on 15 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: The Human Centipede II Rejected By BBFC
So basically an appeal has been launched then? More

Posted by Spaldron at 01:34 on 15 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: The Human Centipede II Rejected By BBFC
www.bloody-disgusting.com/news/24952 More

Posted by Rockin Ricky Rialto at 22:29 on 14 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: The Human Centipede II Rejected By BBFC
L: Rgirvan44 The culture around the film is more fun and than the film itself.  t's the film equivalent of Goatse. More

Posted by UTB at 21:24 on 14 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: The Human Centipede II Rejected By BBFC
The culture around the film is more fun and than the film itself.  More

Posted by Rgirvan44 at 19:59 on 14 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: The Human Centipede II Rejected By BBFC
As Dev says - so relatively tame in fact it's even had an outing on the SyFy channel. More

Posted by elab49 at 19:51 on 14 June 2011 | Report This Post

Fuck Censorship
It doesn't make sense in this day and age to censor anything. The fact that a film like A Serbian Film can be passed with cuts and yet a film such as Human Centipede II is rejected just makes no sense whatsoever. A Serbian Film contains pedophilia, brutal violence, incest, and countless other horrific things, and it isn't even a horror film. Horror films succeed on the basis that they scare the audience (or, in more modern times, disgust them). Audiences aren't scared (or disgusted) by the same More

Posted by blaud at 19:49 on 14 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: The Human Centipede II Rejected By BBFC
t wondering how they managed to get the first one in the cinemas it seems almost as bad?ecause it was pretty tame. More

Posted by Deviation at 19:47 on 14 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: The Human Centipede II Rejected By BBFC
I have no intention of seeing the first film it just seems to revolting for words I`m just wondering how they managed to get the first one in the cinemas it seems almost as bad? because the guy who creates the human centipede is a mad scientist and its another warning about the dangers of sciencific research a moral that can justify the films existence whereas apparently this version is just about some sick bloke getting sexually off on watching a movie of it? I don`t know if he gets he`s puni More

Posted by Cruisecontroller at 14:44 on 14 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Decision
L: MonsterCat I'm not ashamed to watch porn. Porn is brilliant. sp; Sometimes porn is the only thing that can get me up in the morning. More

Posted by superdan at 21:15 on 13 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Decision
I'm not ashamed to watch porn. Porn is brilliant. More

Posted by MonsterCat at 17:04 on 13 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Decision
PA, you're a joy to read as ever. But where are you on family fortunes? And why hasn't that pesky dwarf posted a new topic? Everything you say makes perfect sense. The swingometer has swung. Just not past the half way mark yet. But it's getting there, it's getting there. I guess I'm just an innocent little lamb n't think there's a lot more to be said from your side after that most eloquent piece of work. But someone will nonetheless. More

Posted by gazpop at 15:51 on 13 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Decision
L: gazpop PA. Oh captain my captain. I feel a little bit owned after that systematic dressing-down. t's what I do. Nothing personal. quote] I dont want to sound like my Grandad (thump thump) but a lot of the problems we're having today are because each generation is going further and further across that line.s that necessarily the case, though? While I wouldn't hold up an Centipede 2 paragon of social rights, through the crossing of lines we break down social prejudices and take action More

Posted by Pigeon Army at 14:21 on 13 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Interesting
L: jace007 @Elab: It wasn't a pop at Korea, I meant their film output hasn't been deranged like Human-Piece-of-Crap. t hasn't been as deranged as France, USA, Japan, Denmark and Italy's output either. More

Posted by Deviation at 14:00 on 13 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: The Human Centipede II Rejected By BBFC
A Serbian Film was released but with cuts!....   I find it quite funny seeing it on the shelf of Blockbusterp; The end of the day HC2 is going to be one of the most downloaded films of the year, this ban has just made horror fans more desperate to see it.  I did not care less about it because the first one was overhyped and not that good, but I am curious to see what the fuss is all about in this one! More

Posted by HughesRoss at 13:47 on 13 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Decision
I'll be honest and say I haven't read through the entire thread, but surely attacking the BBFC, the film, the director and/or anyone else for whatever reason is moot isn't it? Those who want to see it will easily and legally be able to buy it on DVD or BR from whatever country that releases it, some will legally download it from whatever legit worldwide download site is out there and others will just nick it off a torrent or sharing forum. Personally I'm interested to see it, but only from a More

Posted by great_badir at 13:41 on 13 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Decision
PA. Oh captain my captain. I feel a little bit owned after that systematic dressing-down. Forgive me for believing there should be a line of some sort. I dont want to sound like my Grandad (thump thump) but a lot of the problems we're having today are because each generation is going further and further across that line. Yeh yeh, I remember when this was all fields but not having lines, or at least i]-lines would result in anarchy. It sounds fun in some ways but I've been out in Aberystwy More

Posted by gazpop at 12:09 on 13 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Interesting
@Elab: It wasn't a pop at Korea, I meant their film output hasn't been deranged like Human-Piece-of-Crap. More

Posted by jace007 at 06:45 on 13 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Good decision BBFC
L: elab49 L: Deviation (off topic, is The Chaser any good?) O/T - story is OK but doesn't quite work. Lead performance pretty bloody great though - so well worth a watch IMO. sm=schild15.gif] I would agree the story is a bit weak in places but with a lot of potential but as you say a powerful lead performance lifts it up. More

Posted by sanchia at 18:43 on 12 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Good decision BBFC
L: Deviation (off topic, is The Chaser any good?) sp; O/T - story is OK but doesn't quite work. Lead performance pretty bloody great though - so well worth a watch IMO. More

Posted by elab49 at 17:49 on 12 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Serbia versus Centipede.
L: gazpop I can understand someone saying that their right to watch this, ahem, film shouldn't be obstructed in any way but as notmyrealusername implied, because of what it is we are watching, there needs to be a line. Harsh, but true. We don't want rape and murder and nutjob psychos in our world, but we have them nonetheless. And because we try to make our world a better place I firmly believe that there should be limits; if only to help protect our children. What will be next? Child More

Posted by Workshed at 17:46 on 12 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Good decision BBFC
L: elab49 It was also excellent, intelligent film-making that wasn't just presenting sadism for the hell of it or for the audience to vicariously enjoy. IXED (off topic, is The Chaser any good?) More

Posted by Deviation at 17:43 on 12 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Good decision BBFC
It was also good, intelligent film-making that wasn't just presenting sadism for the hell of it or for the audience to vicariously enjoy. More

Posted by elab49 at 17:29 on 12 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Good decision BBFC
I don't know. Even I Saw the Devil (The most violent I've yet seen from the South Koreans) was tame compared to things going on in the Saw/Hostel series. The fish-hooking aside that is. More

Posted by Deviation at 17:20 on 12 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Good decision BBFC
And what exactly has it to do with a pop at Korea? More

Posted by elab49 at 17:16 on 12 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Good decision BBFC
L: jace007 This film sounds like complete crap anyway, who in their right mind would watch this so-called art fart film? Even the Koreans aren't that sick. Human Centipede can go f--k itself, haha! ill somebody slap this man in the face? And when did this become an art film? Even the trailer strongly suggests he is doing it for the sake of violence. More

Posted by Deviation at 17:14 on 12 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Serbia versus Centipede.
L: gazpop I can understand someone saying that their right to watch this, ahem, film shouldn't be obstructed in any way but as notmyrealusername implied, because of what it is we are watching, eeds to be a line. but true. We don't want rape and murder and nutjob psychos in our world, but we have them nonetheless. es, because the representation of such acts in media is equivalent to letting rapists eeause we try to make our world a better place I firmly believe that there should be limits; i More

Posted by Pigeon Army at 06:10 on 12 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Serbia versus Centipede.
We did note the comments upthread that went a tad far (and please ignore the nazi stuff, I think it's just what happens when threads get too long!p; Reading the decision published thus far the BBFC seem to think this goes too far in a particular way - hence the reference to the Obscene Publications Act, which would probably even take it out of their remit anyway. I think you're right that there is a question over the effectiveness of a ban in a particular country these days, thanks to the int More

Posted by elab49 at 18:46 on 11 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Serbia versus Centipede.
The issue I have is that I am being branded a "little sick! when all I want to do is watch a horror film!   At the end of the day its fiction, make believe, what the heck have Nazis and all that shit got to with it is beyond me!   At the end of the day, this ban is like getting out a Super Injunction in this day of age.....totally pointless, Like I said with all the anger over Serbian Film, if you do not want ot watch the film then don't, if you do then go ahead......the fact More

Posted by HughesRoss at 18:39 on 11 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Serbia versus Centipede.
I don't think what you see is really relevant to saying it's a pretty sick idea though? I think it's a perfectly reasonable opinion to hold re the idea presuming the idea has been described correctly More

Posted by elab49 at 18:22 on 11 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Serbia versus Centipede.
L: elab49 I may have misread but I think there are several posts in the thread which also refer to the first film not having seen it? Although, that said Hughes, I think you can quite happily refer to it as a sick idea without having seen it given the central act of the film is enough to put a lot of people off watching it. Even that concept can be considered sick - you don't need to view that to think that IMO. It's not one I want to see, personally, although one assumes it is relati More

Posted by HughesRoss at 17:42 on 11 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Serbia versus Centipede.
L: gazpop I'm guessing you just pm-ed everyone on this thread to ask if they'd seen it before making that statement, yeah? Edit : I wrote something welsh at the end. Thought I'd better remove my poor grammar before my poor Gramma sees it.... sp; Actually I just read some posts!   My point remains, how can people comment on the first film when they have not even seen it!   The end of the day sick or not, I had no excitement with this sequel conside More

Posted by HughesRoss at 17:35 on 11 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Serbia versus Centipede.
I may have misread but I think there are several posts in the thread which also refer to the first film not having seen it? Although, that said Hughes, I think you can quite happily refer to it as a sick idea without having seen it given the central act of the film is enough to put a lot of people off watching it. Even that concept can be considered sick - you don't need to view that to think that IMO.   It's not one I want to see, personally, although one assumes it is relatively tame More

Posted by elab49 at 17:11 on 11 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Serbia versus Centipede.
I'm guessing you just pm-ed everyone on this thread to ask if they'd seen it before making that statement, yeah? Edit : I wrote something welsh at the end. Thought I'd better remove my poor grammar before my poor Gramma sees it.... More

Posted by gazpop at 17:04 on 11 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Serbia versus Centipede.
Careful HR, you'll be branded as being sick if you watch THC2. If? I mean you definitely will. More

Posted by Deviation at 16:58 on 11 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Serbia versus Centipede.
How can people on here make a comment about how sick the first one is when they have not even seen it? More

Posted by HughesRoss at 16:43 on 11 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Serbia versus Centipede.
No, I think I was the first in this thread. My bad More

Posted by gazpop at 16:14 on 11 June 2011 | Report This Post

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