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The Human Centipede II (Full Sequence)

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Out with the camp humour, in with the shocks

This superior sequel bins the camp humour in favour of shocks grim and grimy.

Set in an austere, black-and-white London and featuring an obese, sweaty protagonist (Laurence Harvey, terrific) obsessed with the first movie, it goes – as director Tom Six says in an interview that makes no mention of the BBFC cuts – “full force”.

And this time it’s 100 per cent medically inaccurate, our ‘hero’ no surgeon and thus resorting to staples and gaffer tape to conjoin 12 victims “ass to mouth”.

The pacing’s better, the support playing amateur, and a third movie’s to come: “Three films make a centipede!” says Six.

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