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Old 05-01-10, 06:42 AM
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Originally Posted by big whoppa
The director should have had the "centipede" eat something and expel it with the camera focussed on the faces of the middle and the end. Then see how many in the audience sit through that.
Thats the scene i was waiting for but never happened. Im hoping there was a scene like that and it just got cut.
Old 05-03-10, 09:21 AM
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Was at a friends house this weekend and gave him a great double feature of Martyrs and High Tension. He loved them and I told him about this one and he got interested until he realized there would be no gore like the others. I wish I could have been a colaberator in this film. I would have made every mother fucker run out of the theater.
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Interesting tidbit about one of the girls in this movie.

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2280521/bio

Attractive and apparently talented. Must be very difficult to find work these days to accept a role like this.
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Her only other film credit? Willow.
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If you combine Human Centipede and Willow you have a really good porn paraody in the making. Just saying...
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I just finished watching. The plot was so preposterous that I did not find it disturbing although the scene when
Spoiler:
the centipede was struggling up the spiral staircase
was tough to watch.
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even though Time OUt New York is a hard bunch of reviewers to please, the 1 star review really ripped on the film.
Old 05-06-10, 07:48 AM
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Ebert gave it a no star review, which isn't the same as a Zero star review apparently -- this movie finally gave him a reason to break the star rating scale

http://rogerebert.suntimes.com/apps/...IEWS/100509982

Originally Posted by Ebert
I am required to award stars to movies I review. This time, I refuse to do it. The star rating system is unsuited to this film. Is the movie good? Is it bad? Does it matter? It is what it is and occupies a world where the stars don't shine.
Old 05-06-10, 08:45 AM
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Ebert gave it a no star review, which isn't the same as a Zero star review apparently -- this movie finally gave him a reason to break the star rating scale

http://rogerebert.suntimes.com/apps/...IEWS/100509982
Jeezus! What an idiot. If he gave "Saw" two stars then he can do the same with this film. All he's doing is promoting the film with his "no star" rating.

This is why there should be horror movie review critics. A regular critic can't review typical shock horror flicks. For example, I think "Ichi the Killer" is one of the worst films i've ever seen. But to a horror movie fan/critic, it probably gets 4 out of 4 stars...

But still, I don't understand what he's so shocked about. As a film, it's a "0 to 1" star film. As a horror film, it's just a "2".

Maybe people really can't get past the "you never go ass to mouth, never!" debate from Clerks 2.
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Originally Posted by toddly6666
Maybe people really can't get past the "you never go ass to mouth, never!" debate from Clerks 2.
Wait, its ok... for chicks, right?
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Originally Posted by toddly6666
Jeezus! What an idiot. If he gave "Saw" two stars then he can do the same with this film. All he's doing is promoting the film with his "no star" rating.

This is why there should be horror movie review critics. A regular critic can't review typical shock horror flicks. For example, I think "Ichi the Killer" is one of the worst films i've ever seen. But to a horror movie fan/critic, it probably gets 4 out of 4 stars...

But still, I don't understand what he's so shocked about. As a film, it's a "0 to 1" star film. As a horror film, it's just a "2".

Maybe people really can't get past the "you never go ass to mouth, never!" debate from Clerks 2.
Which actually justifies him not assigning a score to it, if you're a horror fan it's one thing, if you're just a movie fan it's completely different. Saw isn't a particularly disturbing or disgusting movie (almost all the gore happens off camera and it actually has a fair amount of plot in it.) HC is more old fashioned exploitation and he knows there is an audience for it.

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Re: Human Centipede (What?)

Originally Posted by Larry C.
Wait, its ok... for chicks, right?
In the heat of the moment, it's okay to go ass-to-mouth.
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In Ebert's review he justifies the "no star" rating, and I think he is fair about it.
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Ebert's review actual has a shout-out to folks in this thread and around the Internet:
I have long attempted to take a generic approach. In other words, is a film true to its genre and does it deliver what its audiences presumably expect? “The Human Centipede” scores high on this scale. It is depraved and disgusting enough to satisfy the most demanding midnight movie fan. And it's not simply an exploitation film.
So he does acknowledge that folks who like these kinds of movies will like The Human Centipede.

He also says this:
I am required to award stars to movies I review. This time, I refuse to do it. The star rating system is unsuited to this film. Is the movie good? Is it bad? Does it matter? It is what it is and occupies a world where the stars don't shine.
So it's not the same as a "Zero Star" review.

As for me, I'll wait until one night when I'm drunk and I stumble upon it on Netflix On-Demand.
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Also, i like to that before describing the movie he admited that its not really a spoiler in horror movie circles
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I still see no reason why Ebert can't give this film a grade. He's reviewed countless genre films already. It's no excuse. Human Centipede is just an all-around bad yet entertaining film (bad story/bad acting) with some shocking scenes. It's the same as not giving a grade to a bad movie with good kung fu action scenes. It's the same as not giving a grade to a bad movie with pretentious filmmaking and awesome cinematography (cough..Wong Kar Wai films..cough cough). It's the same as not giving a grade to a bad movie with expensive CGI scenes/special effects (cough...George Lucas prequels..cough cough).
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Re: Human Centipede (What?)

Originally Posted by toddly6666
I still see no reason why Ebert can't give this film a grade. He's reviewed countless genre films already. It's no excuse. Human Centipede is just an all-around bad yet entertaining film (bad story/bad acting) with some shocking scenes. It's the same as not giving a grade to a bad movie with good kung fu action scenes. It's the same as not giving a grade to a bad movie with pretentious filmmaking and awesome cinematography (cough..Wong Kar Wai films..cough cough). It's the same as not giving a grade to a bad movie with expensive CGI scenes/special effects (cough...George Lucas prequels..cough cough).

It's his review he can do anything he wants with it. where can I read your review, presumably with a star or 2 attached?
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Originally Posted by toddly6666
I still see no reason why Ebert can't give this film a grade.
It's not that he can't. It's that he won't. Good for him.
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Mondotees.com will have this poster available tomorrow at 11 am CST.

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Awesome
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Digging that poster.

Canceled some plans for Friday, but I hope to catch one of the midnight showings tomorrow in San Francisco.
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I can picture the pRon knockoff of this movie with the middle and last person's mouths attached to the previous person's cock/pussy.
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Originally Posted by Larry C.
Wait, its ok... for chicks, right?
Absolutely not. Mouth should never been anywhere near ass
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Does the mad doctor give any reason WHY he feels the world should be one giant centipede? What are the benefits?

I cannot bring myself to watch. Some things better remain unseen.
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Originally Posted by Gunde
Absolutely not. Mouth should never been anywhere near ass
I don't know about that. Considering I would probably actually wanna live inside this ass



No seriously I wanna live in there.

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