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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

October 2015 Screening: SCUMScope – Singapore’s First Alternative Film Festival

ANNOUNCING SCUMSCOPE: SINGAPORE’S FIRST ALTERNATIVE FILM FESTIVAL After months of preparation and negotiations, we are proud to launch SCUMSCOPE – Singapore’s First Alternative Film Festival! It’s been a long and hard road, but we are glad to announce that it’s [...]

September 30, 2015 Events

12 Most Outrageous Dance Scenes

So you enjoyed those classic moves from Pulp Fiction, Napoleon Dynamite and Van Damme’s “cheesier-than-7-cheese-pizza” gooeyness in Kickboxer. Well, we dug through our SCUM archive to compile a dozen more to stir your loins…   12. Donga A 1985 Telugu [...]

September 1, 2015 Features

10 Commonly Misused Terms in Cinema

Countdown of top 10 common Cine faux pas to avoid for any self-respecting movie buff or cinephile: 10. Silent Film Usually accompanied by anything from a guitar, piano, to an entire orchestra. The term “silent film” is a retronym, coined [...]

August 15, 2015 Features

Top 10 Movies Shot in Singapore

From film royalty like Hitchcock and Méliès (Gaston) to cult figures like Wong Jing 王晶 and Murakami 村上 龍, Singapore’s had her ass shot by some of the world’s finest. Here we list the absolute best and/or most important movies [...]

August 5, 2015 Features

August 2015 Screening – 5 Element Ninjas

SCUM CINEMA PRESENTS: 5 Element Ninjas VENUE: The Arts House Screening Room DATE & TIME: 28 August 2015, 8:00pm RATING: NC-16 COST: Free admission When a quintet of nasty ninjas, hell-bent on world domination, nearly massacres an entire clan, its [...]

July 28, 2015 Events

10 Ripoff Movies That Surpassed the Original

Original doesn’t always mean better. Many of them ain’t exactly original in the first place. Sometimes rip offs are just as good. (eg Dredd  vs The Raid). But more often, they are lamer. (eg. Cecil B Demented vs. Why Don’t [...]

July 26, 2015 Features

Review: R100 (2013)

Review by: Topo Sanchez SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆ When we first read the synopsis for Hitoshi Matsumoto’s (Big Man Japan) R100, our spidey senses were tingling overtime because we knew that this could possibly be the film to soothe [...]

July 8, 2015 Reviews

July 2015 Screening – It Follows

SCUM CINEMA PRESENTS: It Follows VENUE: The Projector DATE & TIME: 17, July 2015, 9:30pm RATING: M18 (Sexual scenes and nudity) COST: $13 For 19-year-old Jay, fall should be about school, boys and weekends out at the lake. But after [...]

June 17, 2015 Events

10 Better BDSM Movies for the Badasss – a SCUM makeover

Every top ten list of movies often feature the usual suspects. Are those movies really that good? Or are people just ripping off each other’s list? Here at SCUM, we decided to offer our perfect antidote to the 10 typical, [...]

June 14, 2015 Features

The Great Digital Con (aka the virtues of watching TV in public)

  “Screening films in digital is like forcing audiences to watch television in public.” – Tarantino In just 5 short years the industry killed off film for digital. They saved billions serving us movies in cinema as digital videos stored [...]

May 24, 2015 Features