REVIEW: ‘The Human Centipede (First Sequence)’ (2009)

Lindsey (Ashley C. Williams) is up to her... eyeballs in trouble in "The Human Centipede (First Sequence)"
Lindsey (Ashley C. Williams) is up to her... eyeballs in trouble in "The Human Centipede (First Sequence)"

Directed/written by: Tom Six
Starring: Dieter Laser, Ashley C. Williams, Ashlynn Yennie, Akihiro Kitamura
Running time: 92 minutes
Rated: R

Stupid should hurt. I mean really hurt, like some kind of immediate sharp pain, like someone shoving a cold fireplace poker into your eye and wiggling it around. Stupid should hurt like that. Maybe if we had that kind of response to doing stupid things, it’d save us from a lot of life’s little problems, like discussing politics and religion at the Thanksgiving dinner table, or dating Hooters’ Girls, or electing self-seeking philandering xenophobes to office.

It might have also prevented a lot of what happens in “the Human Centipede (First Sequence)”.

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Manson Takes His Turn With Alice – ‘Phantasmagoria’ Trailer – NSFW

Marilyn Manson goes down the rabbit hole with "Phantasmagoria: The Visions of Lewis Carroll"
Marilyn Manson goes down the rabbit hole with "Phantasmagoria: The Visions of Lewis Carroll"

That Alice girl sure gets around. Yes, we’ve already seen her out and about with Tim Burton. Seems now she’s about to get down and dirty with Marilyn Manson in his directorial debut, “Phantasmagoria: The Visions of Lewis Carroll.” I could rant and rave about this, but instead, I will let you, the internet viewing public, decide.

File this under, “Just what we need – another musician directing movies.”
It can’t be worse than “Halloween 2”, can it?

Video after the jump.

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EXCLUSIVE: Texas Frightmare Weekend ‘Imago’ Trailer

The exclusive Texas Frightmare Weekend "Imago" trailer
The exclusive Texas Frightmare Weekend "Imago" trailer

There’s no rest for the wicked and apparently, none also for Mel House – make whatever value judgment on that you like. Having just recently premiered his latest film, “Walking Distance” at the DIFF last month, we find his next film is already nearing completion. This time, producing and writing “Imago” with first time director Chris Warren in the big seat. “Imago” also includes horror veterans Debbie Rochon (“Walking Distance”) and Lisa Wilcox (“A Nightmare on Elm Street” 4 and 5).

This trailer (after the jump) was premiered at Texas Frightmare Weekend and is now released exclusively to TerrorScribe.com and Red Carpet Crash.

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REVIEW: ’2001 Maniacs: Field of Screams’ (2010)

Milk Maiden (Christa Campbell) and Harper Alexander (Kevin Ogilvie) display their Southern hospitality in "2001 Maniacs: Field of Screams".
Milk Maiden (Christa Campbell) and Harper Alexander (Kevin Ogilvie) display their Southern hospitality in "2001 Maniacs: Field of Screams".

Directed by: Tim Sullivan
Written by: Tim Sullivan and Chris Kobin
Starring: Bill Moseley, Lin Shaye, Christa Campbell, Adam Robitel, Kevin Ogilvie, Ryan Fleming, Larayia Gaston, Nicole Rae
Running time: 82 minutes
Rated: R

Guilty pleasures: we all have them.

Whether it’s that extra large piece of double chocolate cake or that big plate of Bentley wings or some old, embarrassing pop song that gets you seat dancing as you’re tooling down the highway, we each have our own little idiosyncratic treasure.

For me, it’s Walt Disney’s “Sleeping Beauty”, but that’s a story for another time.
Today, I think I have a new one by the name of “2001 Maniacs: Field of Screams.”

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