All posts by scumcinema

Texting and driving: Free Herzog documentary

While we probably don’t need Werner Herzog to tell us how dangerous texting and driving can be, the director has released a short documentary that delves into the lives of those affected by this disastrous combination of activity. Watch the [...]

August 12, 2013 News

The Act of Killing

The Act of Killing is a disturbing new documentary by Joshua Oppenheimer based on the 1965 Indonesian genocide. Joshua managed to track down the actual executioner, Anwar Congo, who had personally executed at least 1000 people, (mostly by strangulation by [...]

July 20, 2013 News

R.I.P., Jim Kelly, 67

Martial artist and 70s film icon Jim Kelly has died, aged 67. Kelly was Bruce Lee’s unforgettable co-star in Enter The Dragon (1973) and later starred in Blaxploitation classics including Black Belt Jones (1974) and Three The Hard Way (1974). [...]

July 1, 2013 News

Japanese Film Festival 2013

We’re unforgivably late in publicizing this, but the annual Japanese Film Festival is on again in Singapore. Built around four themes – Currents, Undercurrents, Around the 80s and Retrospective (of Shindo Kaneto and Yoshimura Kozaburo) – the festival is a [...]

July 1, 2013 News

Singapore film maker wins big at Cannes Film Festival

Wow, we are absolutely at a loss for words, and extremely proud of Anthony Chen. We have always been huge fans of Asian films, but this news really made us realise just how far Asian films have progressed. And to [...]

May 27, 2013 News

Interview with Lost in the Miso

We had a little chat with Lost in the Miso recently, have a read here. Its good to know there are like-minded people out there who love what we love. Keep on keepin’ on! [...]

May 11, 2013 Archive


I guess the wait’s finally over after all these years. Gatchaman is scheduled for release in theatres on 24 August! Check it out! [...]

May 9, 2013 News

R.I.P., Ray Harryhausen, 92

Pioneering stop-motion model animator, Ray Harryhausen has died at the age of 92. Ray’s ground-breaking work in the Sinbad movies, Jason and the Argonauts and more, has influenced and thrilled generations of film makers and moviegoers, SCUM members included. We [...]

May 8, 2013 News, Tributes
Giant God Warrior Invades Tokyo!

Giant God Warrior Invades Tokyo!

Just when you thought Gamera and Godzilla have done enough damage to the beautiful city, well guess what? Studio Ghibli produced the following live-action 8-minute clip of mass destruction! Check out the following article from for details and more [...]

May 7, 2013 News

Trunk Records 50p Fridays

If you’re not already on Jonny Trunk’s mailing list, you may have missed out on his excellent 50p Friday Offers. Every Friday, Jonny puts up a collection of MP3s for, you guessed it, 50 pence. Apart from interesting releases by [...]

May 7, 2013 News, Soundtracks