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  • 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 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

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
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