Opinion on this movie continues to divide both the Starburst staffers and readers, with some backing the BBFC decision to refuse it a certificate, and others actively outraged by it.
Personally, I'm in the latter camp. Tom Six seems to have created something quite unique here, particuly with the whole meta approach. And the casting of newcomer Laurence Harvey is inspired, (where on Earth did they find that guy?!).
Anyhoo, I'm assuming everybody reading this is interested in the movie, so here's why you clicked on in the first place - presenting, our first look at the awesome official poster...
Pretty cool, right? We've also got our hands on the official synopsis and a some grisly new images...
"Martin is a mentally disturbed loner who lives with his nagging mother in a bleak London housing project, where loud neighbors and cramped living conditions threaten to plunge this victim of sexual and psychological abuse over the edge.
He works the night shift as a security guard in an underground parking garage, where customers and their vehicles come and go as he indulges his obsession with THE HUMAN CENTIPEDE (FIRST SEQUENCE) watching the film over and over on the small TV set in his office and meticulously examining the scrapbook he has lovingly filled with memorabilia from the film, including the mouth-to-anus surgery instructions made famous by Dr. Heiter, the mad scientist from Martin’s favorite movie.
Pushed to the brink by his harridan mother, haunted by the teasing voices of his abusive and incarcerated father, Martin sets into motion his plan to emulate Heiter’s centipede by creating his own version, in a rented warehouse, which he begins to fill with victims, including a loud neighbor, two drunk nightclubbers, a prostitute and a lecherous john, and several more … including Martin’s pièce de résistance, one of the actresses from THE HUMAN CENTIPEDE (FIRST SEQUENCE).
Except that Martin lacks the surgical skill, medical instruments and operating theater necessary to create a larger centipede in the image of Dr. Heiter’s masterpiece. So he makes use of materials at hand: duct tape, staple gun, household tools and fanboy moxie.
What follows is one of the most harrowing and terrifying films ever conceived, featuring a central character that makes FIRST SEQUENCE’s Dr. Heiter seem downright cuddly in comparison. THE HUMAN CENTIPEDE (FULL SEQUENCE) is a triumph in biological horror by one of the new masters of the horror film."
If you haven't yet seen the teaser trailer, you can do here.
THE HUMAN CENTIPEDE 2 (FULL SEQUENCE) made its Stateside debut yesterday at Fantastic Fest, with a full release scheduled for October 7th. UK horror fans will have to seek out the Region 1 DVD when it hits early next year.
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