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The Human Centipede: First Sequence

Posted in Contributor: Jerry, Film Review, Horror Movie Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , on June 14, 2010 by jerryochoa

by guest blogger Jerry!

The Human Centipede marks the first time in nearly 40 years of professional film reviewing that Roger Ebert has refused to issue a “star” rating. According to Ebert, “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.”

Strong words, Mr. Ebert. Ebert’s review set the tone for what was to follow – an unprecedented outpouring of disgust, outrage, and occasional praise for a unique genre film that seemed to be seeking out exactly that mix of emotions.

It’s hard to imagine a movie with more horrified/fascinated hype behind it, and in that sense, Ebert is right. The second you hear the title, The Human Centipede, you pretty much know whether or not this is a movie for you. Still not sure? Here, take a look at the poster:

Any questions?

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It’s News Day Tuesday!

Posted in Movie News, News Day Tuesday, Television News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 7, 2009 by xymarla

presskid by you.

Dig it!

In box office news that is actually news to no one, Michael Bay is still eating Hollywood for breakfast with Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Michael Mann isn’t doing too badly with Public Enemies, The Hangover is still in the Top 5 and UP is at 6th.

io9‘s got some scoop/trailers/teasers/images from Deadgirl, Humpty Dumpty, Planet of the Vampire Women, The Horde and something disgusting called Human Centipede. And here’s some Descent 2 scoop and the trailer courtesy of io9.  Thanks to Posh D for the links!

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It’s News Day Tuesday!

Posted in Movie News, News Day Tuesday, Television News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 19, 2009 by xymarla

Hello internets! Did you miss me? You have so much to tell me!


The new Sherlock Holmes trailer looks pretty sweet, no?

This just in! Lars von Trier is a smug superior misogynist! Yeah, just kidding, nothing to see here.

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It’s News Day Tuesday!

Posted in Movie News, News Day Tuesday, Television News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 24, 2009 by xymarla



Here to deliver the dirt for my darlings!

american psycho

Holy crap! Kick-ass American Psycho director Mary Harron signs on for the film version of Rachel Klein’s twisted vamp novel The Moth Diaries! Ginger Snaps screenwriter Karen Walton’s name has been attached to the project. A female director helming a female screenwriter’s adaptation of a female author’s horror novel? SIGN. MARLA. UP.

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