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  • 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 Scapegoat (2012)

    Review by: MoonCroaker SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆ It was grownup family movie night at the homestead as my mother, wife and sat down to watch something we could

  • SCUFF 2016

    SINGAPORE CULT & UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL (SCUFF) 2016 After the overwhelming response to our experimental mini film festival (SCUMSCOPE) last year, we are happy to announce the return of

Review: Mr Vampire (1985)

Review: Mr Vampire (1985)

Review by Monkey Fist SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ Hong Kong has a slew of horror-comedy films back in the ‘80s but Mr Vampire remains the most memorable. The late Lam Ching-Ying stars as Kou, a ghostbusting Taoist [...]

April 19, 2013 Reviews
Review: Without Warning (1980)

Review: Without Warning (1980)

Review by Monkey Fist SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆ I can still remember renting this video (in VHS format, no less!) back in 1982 and it really impressed me then with its visual effects! Arnold Schwarzenegger himself credited [...]

April 12, 2013 Reviews
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
Review: Confession of Murder (2012)

Review: Confession of Murder (2012)

Review by Mountain Monkey SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆ Since ‘Old Boy’ hacked its way onto the scene way back in 2003, we’ve come to expect at least one South Korean thriller to put us on the seat [...]

April 9, 2013 Reviews
Review: Bat Without Wings (1980)

Review: Bat Without Wings (1980)

Review by Topo Sanchez SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ I gotta admit, I was intrigued by the cover (hey, its a Shaw Brothers KISS, who wouldn’t??) The story is about a diabolical baddie nicknamed the Bat Without Wings, [...]

April 9, 2013 Reviews
Review: Valhalla Rising (2009)

Review: Valhalla Rising (2009)

Review by Topo Sanchez SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ Nicholas Winding Refn. Remember this name. For this is the name that will gently rest on the cinephile’s lips, then tear its way right into the heart. And that’s [...]

April 6, 2013 Reviews
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
Review: In The Line Of Duty 4 (1989)

Review: In The Line Of Duty 4 (1989)

Review by Monkey Fist SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ Back in ’89 when Donnie Wahlberg was busting the US “Pop” Charts, Donnie Yen was busting arses in Hong Kong cinema!! For all you martial arts fans out there, [...]

April 5, 2013 Reviews
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