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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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Posted in Review Preview with tags , , on June 2, 2010 by xymarla

We’ve got some great features coming up in the next two weeks, so keep those peepers peeled!

Look for Spanish fright flick [REC] on Monday!

Next Wednesday, Splice!

Later, Erin will brave the most terrifying creature feature to hit theaters in years: Sex and the City 2: Hellbound.

And Jerry will write up that movie that inspires such curiosity in us all, The Human Centipede.