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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 digitaljournal.com 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
Jarmusch vampire flick to premier at Cannes 2013

Jarmusch vampire flick to premier at Cannes 2013

On top of the Jodorwsky film autobiography, the Cannes line-up looks very interesting this year, with a late addition to the competition from SCUM favorite, Jim Jarmusch. Premiering his first vampire flick, ‘Only Lovers Left Alive’, Jarmusch will no doubt [...]

April 29, 2013 News
Jodorowsky film autobiography to premier at Cannes 2013

Jodorowsky film autobiography to premier at Cannes 2013

We’re extremely excited to hear that Alexandro Jodorowsky’s film autobiography ‘The Dance of Reality’ will premier at Cannes next month. It will apparently screen with a documentary about Jodorowsky’s failed attempt in the 1970s to film ‘Dune’ (with Salvador Dali, [...]

April 24, 2013 News
New Cronenberg releases on Blu-ray

New Cronenberg releases on Blu-ray

By Mountain Monkey Fans of David Cronenberg will be pleased with the recent slew of classics being released  on Blu-ray. Unfortunately, the discs come from various distributors in different locales, so a region-free player would be very useful: The Brood [...]

April 24, 2013 News
Zombie Bar

Zombie Bar

Zombie Fever has really hit Tokyo now. I wonder if its got anything to do with the Fukushima leak? Anyway, check out the food & drinks menu and event photos from this crazy zombie bar... [...]

April 12, 2013 News
Carrie 2013

Carrie 2013

The trailer for the classic Stephen King remake has been released. Blood and Prom night has never been a good mix… Just for fun, here’s the original 1976 trailer [...]

April 5, 2013 News
R.I.P. Jess Franco, 82

R.I.P. Jess Franco, 82

Sad, sad news for all cult movie fans…..the great grindhouse master, Jess Franco, has passed at the age of 82. Jesus “Jess” Franco was responsible for classics like Necronomicon, Vampyros Lesbos and The Diabolical Dr. Z, and was known to [...]

April 5, 2013 Tributes
R.I.P. Roger Ebert, 70

R.I.P. Roger Ebert, 70

Photo: Director Russ Meyer (left) and script writer Roger Ebert (right). Film critic and Russ Meyer collaborator, Roger Ebert, has died of cancer at the age of 70. While we’re sure Roger would have had a field day with some [...]

April 5, 2013 Tributes