The Human Centipede

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2014

    Answering the Questions: A Handy Guide to the Band Tool in 2014

    A. INTRODUCTION You've probably read online that Tool is touring again (and was in fact in Houston Tuesday night), and if you're like most music fans you probably have a lot of questions. According to the rules of rock, bands only tour for a handful of reasons, and since you haven't heard any news ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2012

    Rap Round Table: What's The Scariest Movie You've Ever Seen?

    Some rappers happen to be thoughtful, intelligent people. Each week, Rocks Off will have some of them here discussing issues relevant to their culture. This Week's Panel: Doughbeezy, B L A C K I E, Chane, Willie D, ESG, Kyle Hubbard, Propain Not Invited: Tom Six, director of Human Centipede and Hu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2012

    DVDs and Blu-rays: The "What's Love Got to Do with It?" Edition

    The Dead stars Rob Freeman and Prince David Osei; Howard J. Ford and Jonathan Ford co-direct. The Setup: Nothing says "I love you" like watching zombies tear helpless humans from limb to limb, so this Valentine's Day forget the flowers, forget the chocolate -- give your significant other The Dead ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2012

    Reviews For The Easily Distracted:

    Title: Haywire So Is Gina Carano The Next Big Action Star? She certainly has the acting chops for it. Uhhh... Exactly. Rating Using Random Objects Relevant To The Film: Two-and-a-half Jean Claude Van Dammes doing the splits out of five. Brief Plot Synopsis: Private security operative is betray ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2012

    End Times: Dave Eggers's Shower Curtain Short Story and Other Sure Signs of the APX

    The Mayan calendar is ticking steadily on toward expiration, but that is the least convincing sign of the apocalypse since Harold Camping predicted one in May. More persuasive: 5,000 dead blackbirds falling from the sky on January 1, 2011, the New York Observer trend piece on how young people aren ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2011

    "Get Thru This": Art of Dying is the Art of Living

    It's a well-known fact that most band names are essentially gobbledygook, but here at Rocks Off we're trying hard to find meaning in the oddest monikers. Photo by Travis Shinn​Fun fact, Rocks Off is always sort of thinking about killing ourselves. Part of it is the music we listen to, part of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2011

    Can One Person Eat a 28-Inch Pizza In an Hour? With Video

    Can one person eat a 28-inch pizza in an hour? The short answer is: no. But that didn't stop two devoted Houston Press staffers from taking on Russo's New York Pizzeria's party pizza challenge. Although other Russo's have carried the 28-inch party pizza for a while, it's still somewhat new to the R ... More >>

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    October 6, 2011
  • Blogs

    February 7, 2011

    Super Bowl XLV Commercials: The 5 Best And 5 Worst

    Baby Darth Vader is soooooo cutesy-wootsey​From Audi to Groupon, yesterday's Super Bowl Commercials ran the gamut. There was less blatant sexism than previous years, and a lot more CGI, and a few commercials sure to have people talking either due to their shock value or outright offensiveness. ... More >>

  • Film

    February 3, 2011

    Seasonal Disaffected Disorder

    Choosing between the smug couple or their loser friends in Another Year.

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2011

    App of the Week: Six Awesome, Free Apps for Movie Buffs

    These six apps will help you with any movie, except Human Centipede. For that, you're on your own.​It's awards season. From People's Choice to the Screen Actors Guild to the Academy Awards and the other hundred worthless statues given out this time of year, people are talking about movies, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2010

    Wax Audio's Tom Compagnoni: Portrait Of A Mash-Up Artist

    Courtesy of Tom Compagnoni​Rocks Off is quite keen on YouTube mashups. Whether it's famous ones like the contentious "Boulevard of Broken Songs," which melds Green Day's "Boulevard of Broken Dreams" with Oasis's "Wonderwall" - and Noel Gallagher still says Green Day should pay him for ripping ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 6, 2010

    The Human Centipede

    What has six legs, six arms and one l-o-n-g intestine?