November 8, 2017

"If you see enough movies, you’re eventually going to see a lot of people lose parts of their bodies."

"Name any part of the body and it has surely been severed at one time or another in a movie.... [Y]ou could easily create a Frankenstein’s monster out of the body parts that have been severed in movies. Here is how it should be done...."

31 comments:

traditionalguy said...

Is this another ISIS video? Infidel bodies when cut up make the best blood sacrifices to to the god Al.

Laslo Spatula said...

First you assemble this body, THEN you begin the Human Centipede...

I am Laslo.

Laslo Spatula said...

They forgot about getting the scalp from "Maniac".

Several to choose from.

I am Laslo.

Laslo Spatula said...

You could also have got the penis from the one the woman bites off in "I Spit On Your Grave."

Maybe that would have been too obvious.

I am Laslo.

tim in vermont said...

Speaking of disarticulation, I watched In The Cut last night. Whoo that was a different kind of movie for Meg Ryan, but I did pick up that fancy word for dismember.

Shawn Levasseur said...

Get all the limbs out of the way with Boxing Helena.

Make it a real challenge, collect the internal organs.

Brains from Hannibal.

Can you count the Liver cited in dialog only from Silence of the Lambs? At least a face counts there.

tim in vermont said...

Young Frankenstein's monster could work as a parts buggy.

tim in vermont said...

Not to mention good old Abby Normal's brain.

Ann Althouse said...

This post grew out of the previous post, about the finger.

Meade brought up the finger in "Blue Velvet."

And I was all: "Wasn't that an ear? It was a finger in 'The Big Lebowski.'"

After reading the thing this post links to: "Actually it was a toe in 'The Big Lebowski.'"

Ignorance is Bliss said...

Silence of the Lambs also had a face cut off.

Saint Croix said...

If the theme of the day is body parts I wish we'd get to boobies.

And not on a dismemberment thread!

tim in vermont said...

Meg Ryan shows off her boobies in the dismemberment movie In The Cut, HW rubbed one out in the screening room watching it.

Does that count?

J. Farmer said...

Damn, I was going to make a Boxing Helena reference, but I see someone beat me to the punch. A truly bizarre film that I loathed the first time I saw it but have since learned to appreciate. It was written and directed by David Lynch's daughter who was pilloried at the time for her involvement.

J. Farmer said...

After reading the thing this post links to: "Actually it was a toe in 'The Big Lebowski.'"

Classic line. "You want a toe? I can get you a toe, believe me. There are ways, Dude. You don't wanna know about it, believe me. Hell, I can get you a toe by 3 o'clock this afternoon... with nail polish."

tim in vermont said...

I wish I could watch The Big Lebowski for the first time again.

richlb said...

The dismembered penis could also have come from The World According To Garp.

traditionalguy said...

Seeing people ruining God given body parts is revolting. Tattoos should be outlawed.

Fernananindiananaide said...

Here's a monster made out of dozens of body parts stuck together - the head covered with eyes was a nice touch:
Oats Studios, "Zygote"

I just saw "Alien: Covenant" and laughed out loud at the hysterical females screaming and blubbering because some guy showed up puking. They were more like a cheer-leading squad than the crew of a fancy spacecraft, yet somehow they could still help those feeble men. Spoiler: naughty robots!

Laslo Spatula said...

Severed body parts: yawn.

If you want to see skull-fucking there is 2015's "Headless."

I am Laslo.

Laslo Spatula said...

About "Headless":

It began here: Found (film)

"Through narration, 12-year-old Marty tells the story of discovering his brother Steve is a serial killer when he took Steve’s bowling ball bag without asking and discovered a human head inside. Each week, Marty finds a new head, usually of a black woman, inside the bag hidden in Steve’s closet. Marty keeps the confusing discovery to himself, and immerses himself in a world of watching horror movies and drawing comic books with his best friend David...

Marty’s mom takes Marty to the video store to rent movies for a sleepover with David. Marty rents “Death Rattlers” and “Deep Dwellers,” but when he tries to rent an empty box for a strange movie titled “Headless,” the clerk informs him that the tape was either lost or stolen...

While going through his brother’s VHS collection later, Marty finds the tape of “Headless” that was stolen from the store..."

It is a pretty well-done film.

The director then turned the movie-in-a-movie into a full movie, "Headless."

Gory movie, an exploitation homage. Nice poster.

I am Laslo.

J. Farmer said...

@tim in Vermont:

I wish I could watch The Big Lebowski for the first time again.

I remember vividly watching it for the first time when I was 15. My older sister and her boyfriend rented it from our local Blockbuster. There was a lot of anticipation, because it was their follow up to Fargo. I remember enjoying it but still having a kind of middling reaction to it. It was only with subsequent viewings over the next couple of years that it became one of my all time favorite comedies. The film absolutely requires multiple viewings. There is simply no way to get all the jokes and allusions on a single viewing.

cubanbob said...

Why movie body parts? better Hollywood body parts. How about George Clooney's head on Harvey Weinstein's torso? Laslo work with us here. I'm sure you can rise to the occasion.

James said...

"Oh God, what are you hacking off? Is it my torso? It is my torso!"

n.n said...

The sequel to Planned Parenthood: Planned Population, was a cult classic.

buwaya said...

A much simpler and in some ways more interesting premise is a simple transplant of Weinstein's brain into Clooney's body, or perhaps, since Clooney is getting a bit long in the tooth, someone more current. My wife assures me that Aidan Turner ("Poldark") will suit this purpose admirably.

What happens when a pervert doesn't have to be a pervert anymore?

Virgil Hilts said...

I loved the movie "Teeth" -- it's very fun to watch, and probably the best penis removal by biting movie ever made (though I cannot swear to have seen all of them).

Static Ping said...

I would think the face would come from the Texas Chainsaw Massacre collection.

Death Becomes Her would do nicely for spare parts.

Jason said...

In related news, some guy bet me that my Zippo lighter wouldn't light ten times in a row and I didn't think it through properly and does anyone know a good reconstructive hand surgeon?

The Sage of Altadena said...

Dismemberment was a large part of The World According to Garp. Garp lost part of an ear to a dog -- he in turn bit off the dog's ear. Roberta (John Lithgow) had a sex change and voluntarily lost his penis. Garth's wife bit off her lover's penis in the car accident that killed their youngest son and took the eye of their older one. The Ellen Jamesians remove their own tongues. Lost of body parts missing in this novel/film.

Kevin said...

Snowpiercer!

Kevin said...

Walter Sobchak: You want a toe? I can get you a toe, believe me. There are ways, Dude. You don't wanna know about it, believe me.

The Dude: Yeah, but Walter...

Walter Sobchak: Hell, I can get you a toe by 3 o'clock this afternoon... with nail polish. These fucking amateurs...