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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: The Room (2003)

Review by: Menstrual Bazin SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆  It is with great audacity that I attempt to review the movie that is THE very definition of what a cult movie is. Something that S.C.U.M’s wet dreams are made [...]

May 12, 2015 Reviews

Review: Pannaiyarum Padminiyum (2014)

Review by: Menstrual Bazin SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆ I remembered how it felt the day my first car was sold off for scrap. Worst feeling ever. I’m not a petrol head, and it wasn’t even my car! It was [...]

May 1, 2015 Reviews

June 2015 Screening – Female Convict Scorpion: Jailhouse 41

SCUM CINEMA PRESENTS: Female Convict Scorpion: Jailhouse 41 VENUE: The Arts House Screening Room DATE & TIME: 5 June 2015, 7:45pm RATING: R21 (Some Nudity & Violence) COST: Free admission This June, we will be exploring the strange world of [...]

April 30, 2015 Events

April 2015 Screening – Jodorowsky’s Dune

SCUM CINEMA PRESENTS: Jodorowsky’s Dune VENUE: The Projector DATE & TIME: 23 April 2015, 7:30pm RATING: N16 (Some Nudity) COST: Free admission Welcome to the first SCUM screening to be held at Singapore’s latest indie cinema, The Projector! We have [...]

March 23, 2015 Events

Review: M.Butterfly (1993)

Review by: Daisy Dowager SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆ Type IV Yellow Fever and proof of how gender is really just a state of mind M. Butterfly manages to be compelling, bizarre and slyly humorous all at once, with a [...]

March 22, 2015 Reviews

February 2015 Screening – The Raid 2

SCUM CINEMA PRESENTS: The Raid 2 VENUE: The Arts House Screening Room DATE & TIME: 27 February 2015, 7:45pm RATING: R21 (Violence) COST: Free admission Director: Gareth Evans Cast: Iko Uwais, Yayan Ruhian, Arifin Putra 2014 \ 150min \ Indonesia [...]

January 27, 2015 Events

Review: Tusk (2014)

Review by: Topo Sanchez SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆ (sorry, I don’t know how to do a 2.5 star!) Kevin Smith’s (Clerks, Dogma) latest offering since 2011’s Red State is a mother lode of bizarre and twisted black humour, titled [...]

January 26, 2015 Reviews

Review: He Took His Skin Off For Me (2014)

Review by: Topo Sanchez SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ Today we came across a gem of a short film that embodies the very ethos of SCUM Cinema; that you don’t need a multi-million budget to produce a genuinely interesting film [...]

January 13, 2015 Reviews

Review: Zombi 2 (1979)

Review by Monkey Fist SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ Back in ’82, one of my primary school classmates passed me the bootleg version of “Zombi 2″ on VHS. The visual and audio quality were pretty nasty and I could only [...]

December 19, 2014 Reviews

Review: Stray Dogs (2014)

Review by Mountain Monkey SCUM Rating: ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Stumbling out of the National Museum after viewing the restored Singhalese classic, Nidhanaya (1972), I was greeted by rain as I made my way to an eagerly-awaited SGIFF (Singapore International Film Festival) [...]

December 11, 2014 Reviews