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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

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

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