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Top 10 Favourite Films of All Time 2016

It’s that time of the year again when we compile Top 10 lists for 2016 and as usual, we can’t seem to agree on a theme. So naturally, we did what any good b-grade film critic would do – revisit our Top 10 Favourite Films [...]

December 21, 2016 Features

10 Movie Trends That Defined 2015

Mid-decade; Notable movie trends in 2015 as observed by Menstrual Bazin.   1. The Medium of Film Strikes Back: In 2014, there were 2 major 70mm releases: Interstellar and Inherent Vice (35mm blow-up). Both were released on film ahead of [...]

January 15, 2016 Features

Top 10 Favourite Films of All Time

Every year end, all of us at SCUM will get together to discuss the best movies we have watched for that year, and try to come up with a Top 10 list of sorts. But somehow or other, said list has never [...]

December 31, 2015 Features

Top 10 Cinephile Destinations

  Love Film, Will Travel. Foodies will fly halfway across the world to eat raw brains off a live donkey, while animal lovers fly to Germany to make sweet love to one. If you can pry a cinephile off their local [...]

November 18, 2015 Features

12 Most Outrageous Dance Scenes

So you enjoyed those classic moves from Pulp Fiction, Napoleon Dynamite and Van Damme’s “cheesier-than-7-cheese-pizza” gooeyness in Kickboxer. Well, we dug through our SCUM archive to compile a dozen more to stir your loins…   12. Donga A 1985 Telugu [...]

September 1, 2015 Features

10 Commonly Misused Terms in Cinema

Countdown of top 10 common Cine faux pas to avoid for any self-respecting movie buff or cinephile: 10. Silent Film Usually accompanied by anything from a guitar, piano, to an entire orchestra. The term “silent film” is a retronym, coined [...]

August 15, 2015 Features

Top 10 Movies Shot in Singapore

From film royalty like Hitchcock and Méliès (Gaston) to cult figures like Wong Jing 王晶 and Murakami 村上 龍, Singapore’s had her ass shot by some of the world’s finest. Here we list the absolute best and/or most important movies [...]

August 5, 2015 Features

10 Ripoff Movies That Surpassed the Original

Original doesn’t always mean better. Many of them ain’t exactly original in the first place. Sometimes rip offs are just as good. (eg Dredd  vs The Raid). But more often, they are lamer. (eg. Cecil B Demented vs. Why Don’t [...]

July 26, 2015 Features

10 Better BDSM Movies for the Badasss – a SCUM makeover

Every top ten list of movies often feature the usual suspects. Are those movies really that good? Or are people just ripping off each other’s list? Here at SCUM, we decided to offer our perfect antidote to the 10 typical, [...]

June 14, 2015 Features

The Great Digital Con (aka the virtues of watching TV in public)

  “Screening films in digital is like forcing audiences to watch television in public.” – Tarantino In just 5 short years the industry killed off film for digital. They saved billions serving us movies in cinema as digital videos stored [...]

May 24, 2015 Features