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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

Top 10 Favourite Films of All Time

Every year end, all of us at SCUM will get together to discuss the best movies we have watched for that year, and try to come up with a Top 10 list of sorts. But somehow or other, said list has never [...]

December 31, 2015 Features

December 2015 Screening: Deathgasm + Death Race 2000

Til Death Do Us Part! End the year with a double dose of deadly dynamites – from a 70s Roger Corman cult classic, to the most talked-about surprise hit of 2015, the awesomely titled Deathgasm! You’d be better off dead if you miss these…. DEATHGASM — [...]

December 2, 2015 Events

Top 10 Cinephile Destinations

  Love Film, Will Travel. Foodies will fly halfway across the world to eat raw brains off a live donkey, while animal lovers fly to Germany to make sweet love to one. If you can pry a cinephile off their local [...]

November 18, 2015 Features

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