One wonders if “The Human Centipede II (Full Sequence)” was ever intended to be taken seriously; I suppose the same could be said for the first sequence too. You see, this full sequence rendered me confused, in that I was unsure if the rib-tickling moments, of which there are many, were an attempt at dark humour by writer-director Tom Six, or if they were a display of Six’s sheer and utter incompetence as a writer. Thinking about it now, I believe they may have been a mixture of both; Six attempted to create a slightly tongue-in-cheek tone, but was clueless as to how to make this work to the film’s advantage.
“The Human Centipede II” has the same basic, though admittedly imaginative, concept as “The Human Centipede.” This is the concept that some sick, psychotic sicko psycho takes it upon himself to surgically join several kidnapped victims mouth-to-anus, thus creating a human centipede. The difference with this vomit-inducing sequel is that the perpetrator of this twisted surgical experiment is not a surgeon. (Continue Reading…)