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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

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

Top 10 Hong Kong Horror Classics on YouTube

These days, we are bombarded with so many reel gems sitting around in YouTube that we decided to start a new feature (where we spend hours) sifting out the best in class, so you dont have to. Whenever possible, we [...]

November 8, 2013 Features

Review: The Grandmaster (2013)

Review by: Mountain Monkey SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ Since Donnie Yen kicked the living daylights out of the Japanese in Ip Man (2008), we’ve seen a flurry of Ip Man-inspired movies, some good and some not so [...]

June 25, 2013 Reviews

Review: Aces Go Places 2 (1983)

Review by: Monkey Fist SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆ Given that Aces Go Places Part 1 was a huge success, it was inevitable that this sequel came along! Aces Go Places 2 finds King Kong (Sam Hui) and [...]

May 30, 2013 Reviews

Review: Riki Oh – The Story of Ricky (1991)

Review by Monkey Fist SCUM Rating : ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ The film is an adaption of the original Japanese manga and it’s a close second to Peter Jackson’s “Braindead” as the goriest film ever made! Rivers of blood [...]

May 8, 2013 Reviews
Review: Mr Vampire (1985)

Review: Mr Vampire (1985)

Review by Monkey Fist SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ Hong Kong has a slew of horror-comedy films back in the ‘80s but Mr Vampire remains the most memorable. The late Lam Ching-Ying stars as Kou, a ghostbusting Taoist [...]

April 19, 2013 Reviews
Review: Bat Without Wings (1980)

Review: Bat Without Wings (1980)

Review by Topo Sanchez SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ I gotta admit, I was intrigued by the cover (hey, its a Shaw Brothers KISS, who wouldn’t??) The story is about a diabolical baddie nicknamed the Bat Without Wings, [...]

April 9, 2013 Reviews
Review: In The Line Of Duty 4 (1989)

Review: In The Line Of Duty 4 (1989)

Review by Monkey Fist SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ Back in ’89 when Donnie Wahlberg was busting the US “Pop” Charts, Donnie Yen was busting arses in Hong Kong cinema!! For all you martial arts fans out there, [...]

April 5, 2013 Reviews