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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: Harry Brown (2009)

Review by Monkey Fist SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ Harry Brown (Michael Caine) is an elderly ex-marine who lives a lonely life in a decaying estate in London. After suffering the loss of his wife who has been in a coma [...]

August 8, 2014 Reviews

Review: The Omega Man (1971)

Review by: Mountain Monkey SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ I’ve always been a little hesitant to check out Charlton Heston’s post-Planet of the Apes flicks, but after reading an interview with techno don Robert Hood, who declared The Omega Man as [...]

August 1, 2014 Reviews

August 2014 Screening – Riki Oh

SCUM CINEMA PRESENTS: Riki Oh VENUE: The Arts House Screening Room DATE & TIME: 29 August 2014, 8:30pm RATING: R21 (Violence & Gore) COST: Free admission Welcome to another SCUM screening! In August, we will be showcasing one of the [...]

July 29, 2014 Events

Review: Under the Skin (2013)

  Review by: Topo Sanchez SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ In this highly anticipated film by acclaimed director Jonathan Glazer, Scarlett Johansson plays an extraterrestrial roaming the streets of Scotland to hunt for male prey. After replicating the guise of [...]

July 18, 2014 Reviews

Review: Shock Waves (1977)

Review by: Monkey Fist SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆ A group of survivors of a boat disaster get stranded on an island – and that’s the least of their concerns. A hermit residing there informs them that the island isn’t safe as there [...]

June 27, 2014 Reviews

Review: Wake in Fright (1971)

Review by: Mountain Monkey SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ Having lived in Australia for a good six years, I found Wake in Fright to be strangely familiar despite not having been born when the film was made. It could be because [...]

June 20, 2014 Reviews

Review: The Lunchbox (2013)

Review by: Topo Sanchez SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ Set against the backdrop of the mindbogglingly complex food delivery system in Mumbai, the story begins when a “dabbawallah” (food delivery man) sends a “dabba” (tiffin boxes) to the wrong recipient, [...]

June 13, 2014 Reviews

Review: Wild Zero (1999)

  Review by: Monkey Fist SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ Wild Zero = The Ramones x Plan 9 From Outer Space x The Return of The Living Dead. The plot revolves around Ace, a wannabe punk rocker. One night after a [...]

June 6, 2014 Reviews

June 2014 Screening – Machete Maidens Unleashed and For Your Height Only

SCUM CINEMA PRESENTS: Machete Maidens Unleashed + For Your Height Only VENUE: The Arts House Screening Room DATE & TIME: 27 June 2014, 8:30pm RATING: Machete Maidens Unleashed (R21) RATING: For Your Height Only (PG) COST: Free admission In addition [...]

May 27, 2014 Events

Review: Blood Glacier (2013)

Review by: Monkey Fist SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆ This is Austria’s answer to John Carpenter’s “The Thing” (1982) and the director, Marvin Kren also integrated other elements from earlier horror films such as “The Fly” and “The Mist” [...]

May 16, 2014 Reviews