Director: Tom Six
Stars: Dieter Laser, Ashley C. Williams, Ashlynn Yennie, Akihiro Kitamura
Complex co-sign: In due time, film buffs will grow to appreciate Netherlands-born sicko Tom Six’s mouths-sewn-to-asses midnight movie. Or not, since a flick that shows a girl helplessly consume fecal matter doesn’t exactly scream for praise. That scene may disgust people but The Human Centipede (First Sequence) is a hoot as far as we’re concerned. Dieter Laser (a.k.a. Michael Shannon’s long lost German twin) gives one of our favorite performances of the year as a demented scientist obsessed with sewing humans together to form one larger organism. If we ever see the guy in another movie, the impulse to brush our teeth is pretty much guaranteed.