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  • Night of the Living SCUFF 2

    Night of the Living SCUFF is back! We will be featuring The Prodigal Son, widely touted as one of the best Kungfu movies ever made. It features two

  • Night of the Living SCUFF!

    Hello! We are very excited to announce our latest project, Night of the Living SCUFF! This time, we have collaborated with the good people of Chye Seng Huat

  • 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

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
Jodorowsky film autobiography to premier at Cannes 2013

Jodorowsky film autobiography to premier at Cannes 2013

We’re extremely excited to hear that Alexandro Jodorowsky’s film autobiography ‘The Dance of Reality’ will premier at Cannes next month. It will apparently screen with a documentary about Jodorowsky’s failed attempt in the 1970s to film ‘Dune’ (with Salvador Dali, [...]

April 24, 2013 News
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