• SCUFF 2018

    SCUFF is back and this year we are very proud to include in our selection, a groundbreaking chinese animation that has won the prestigious Golden Horse Award for

  • Review: Dans Ma Peau a.k.a In My Skin (2002)

    Review by Louise Lin SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★☆ ☆ Braised Pork Rinds will never taste the same again. Having watched sick films in varying degrees over the years

  • SCUFF 2017

    SINGAPORE CULT & UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL (SCUFF) 2017 A lonely farm girl with a disturbing secret, a tale of brotherhood forged in the unlikeliest of places, a badass female

  • Terrace House: My secret, guilty pleasure for 2016

    The last few days of December (post christmas) can be a strangely, dangerous time. It’s that floaty period where you don’t really have to rush any work deadlines, but

  • 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

Review: The Untold History of the United States (2012)

Review by Mountain Monkey SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ While we at SCUM often plumb the cinematic depths to bring you reviews in B-grade schlock, we’re not immune to enjoying more serious movies, and in this case, documentaries. [...]

May 22, 2013 Reviews

Review: Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo [2012]

Review by Mountain Monkey SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ The third part of the ‘Rebuild of Evangelion’ film tetralogy picks up 14 years after the dramatic climax of Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance. If like me, you [...]

May 17, 2013 Reviews

Review: Dogtooth (aka Kynodontas) [2009]

Review by Topo Sanchez SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ The sea is a leather armchair with wooden legs. A zombie is a yellow flower. A highway is a gently blowing breeze. Welcome to the wonderfully weird world of [...]

May 16, 2013 Reviews

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

Review: Riki Oh – The Story of Ricky (1991)

Review by Monkey Fist SCUM Rating : ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ The film is an adaption of the original Japanese manga and it’s a close second to Peter Jackson’s “Braindead” as the goriest film ever made! Rivers of blood [...]

May 8, 2013 Reviews

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
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