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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: Vengeance is Mine (1979)

  Review by: Topo Sanchez SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ Based on the true story of serial killer Akira Nishiguchi, whose killing spree gripped Japan during the late 1963 to early 1964, Vengeance Is Mine is director Shohei Imamura’s masterpiece [...]

November 21, 2014 Reviews

December 2014 Screening – Ninja Scroll

SCUM CINEMA PRESENTS: Ninja Scroll VENUE: The Arts House Screening Room DATE & TIME: 19 December 2014, 8:30pm RATING: M18 (Violence and Sexual reference) COST: Free admission The Society for Cult and Underground Movies (SCUM Cinema) is a Singapore-based collective [...]

November 19, 2014 Events

Review: The Raid 2 (2014)

Review by Monkey Fist SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ “Brilliant”. That was the first word that came to mind after I finished The Raid 2. I remember watching Ong Bak a number of years back followed by Chocolate [...]

November 7, 2014 Reviews

Review: Deliverance (1972)

Review by Mountain Monkey SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ The 1970s seems to have been one of the most fruitful decades for movie genres we just love at SCUM. Blaxploitation, pinku, grindhouse… and in the form of Deliverance (1972), the survival [...]

October 30, 2014 Reviews

Review: Yi Yi, aka A One and A Two (2000)

Review by: Topo Sanchez SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ The seventh and final film from Taiwanese New Wave legend Edward Yang, Yi Yi, is an epic masterpiece that gives backstage access to the intricacies of relationships within a family unit, [...]

October 18, 2014 Reviews

October 2014 Screening – Santo & Blue Demon vs Dracula & The Wolf Man

SCUM CINEMA PRESENTS: Santo & Blue Demon vs Dracula & The Wolf Man VENUE: The Arts House Screening Room DATE & TIME: 31 October 2014, 8:30pm RATING: PG COST: Free admission Director: Miguel M. Delgado Cast: Santo, Blue Demon, Nubia [...]

September 30, 2014 Events

Review: The Street Fighter (1974)

Review by Monkey Fist SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ Sonny Chiba shines as the anti-hero Tamuka Tsurugi, a hired assassin capable of taking out entire armies with his deadly fists. Sonny Chiba’s a killing machine here, truly ferocious and merciless. At [...]

September 26, 2014 Reviews

Review: The Wings of Honneamise (1987)

Review by Mountain Monkey SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆   I’m told by Topo Sanchez that Royal Space Force: The Wings of Honneamise screened in Singapore during one of the country’s film festivals in the 1990s. For late-comers like myself, who [...]

September 19, 2014 Reviews

Review: The Batwoman (1968)

Review by Monkey Fist SCUM Rating: ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Frankly I do not even know where to begin with this ultra-cheesy entry from Mexico! This one’s released during the Batman craze back in the late 1960s. Somehow DC Comics didn’t sue for [...]

August 24, 2014 Reviews

Review: Post Tenebras Lux (2012)

Review by: Topo Sanchez SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆ Have you ever caught yourself daydreaming or reminiscing about the past? Do you observe that your thoughts are usually abrupt, non-linear and sometimes purely random? Well, Post Tenebras Lux is kinda [...]

August 15, 2014 Reviews