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Review: Splinter (2008)

Review by: Monkey Fist SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆ Splinter is a tale of not only survival but also facing the unknown. B-Grade horror films tend to be terrible because of budget problems and of course, poor acting. However, Splinter [...]

April 2, 2014 Reviews

Review: Crawlspace (1986)

Review by: Mountain Monkey SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆ Over the past couple of years, Scream Factory — an offshoot of American film distributor Shout! Factory — has steadily been releasing remastered horror classics on Blu-ray. It’s recently been diving into [...]

March 28, 2014 Reviews

Review: House (1977)

Review by: Topo Sanchez SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆ I have always loved hunting down bizarre and strange films, and when I saw Nobuhiko Obayashi’s House sitting on the video library shelf, I knew it had my name on it. [...]

March 21, 2014 Reviews

Review: Basket Case (1982)

Review by: Monkey Fist SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ Basket Case is a campy, grotesque classic from director Frank Henenlotter. The tale revolves around two brothers separated at age twelve…quite literally. You see, Duane and Belial Bradley are as close [...]

March 13, 2014 Reviews

Review: Bad Milo (2013)

Review by: Mountain Monkey SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆ I usually leave reviews of B-flicks to Monkey Fist, but at first glance, the plot for the comedy-horror Bad Milo seemed too good to pass by. In a nutshell, the Milo in [...]

March 6, 2014 Reviews

Review: Shield of Straw (2013)

Review by: Mountain Monkey SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆ Since Ichi the Killer melted our brains back in 2001, your hardworking friends at SCUM have sworn to catch all of director Takashi Miike’s flicks, no matter how turgid. Unfortunately, since Ichi [...]

February 21, 2014 Reviews

Review: The Piano Teacher aka La Pianiste (2001)

Review by: Topo Sanchez SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ What is it about the piano that writers and filmmakers find so fascinating? So fascinating in fact, that the last time i googled, there are already 140 movies made around this [...]

February 14, 2014 Reviews

Review: Humanoids From The Deep (1980)

Review by: Monkey Fist SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ All hail the King of B-Flicks! “Humanoids from the Deep” feels like a perverted version of “Creature from the Black Lagoon”. In a nutshell, we have killer salmon creatures that have metamorphosised into [...]

February 6, 2014 Reviews

Review: Alligator (1980)

Review by: Monkey Fist SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆ Before “Sharknado” and “Boa vs Python”, there was…..ALLIGATOR! This film ranks right up there together with other 80s B-Grade classics such as “Humanoids From The Deep” and “C.H.U.D”. Seriously, with a title like that, you do [...]

January 28, 2014 Reviews

Review: Merantau (2009)

Review by: Monkey Fist SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ I’ve been a fan of action/kung-fu films for a while now and I’m glad that aside from Tony Jaa and Jeeja Yanin, we have another action star in-the-making from [...]

January 7, 2014 Reviews