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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 I thought I had been desensitized to the point whereby nothing fazes [...]

May 7, 2017 Reviews

July 2015 Screening – It Follows

SCUM CINEMA PRESENTS: It Follows VENUE: The Projector DATE & TIME: 17, July 2015, 9:30pm RATING: M18 (Sexual scenes and nudity) COST: $13 For 19-year-old Jay, fall should be about school, boys and weekends out at the lake. But after [...]

June 17, 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: 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: 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: Maniac (1980) vs. Maniac (2012)

Review by: Topo Sanchez SCUM Rating: Maniac (1980) ★ ★ ★ ☆☆   /  Maniac (2012) ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ Ok I have to admit; I have never been a big fan of horror remakes, especially when the movie in question is a total [...]

April 25, 2014 Reviews

Review: Lifeforce (1985)

Review by: Monkey Fist SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ 28 Days Later was not the first film to feature running zombies. That honour belongs to Lifeforce, which is, of course, one of the greatest, if not the greatest [...]

December 18, 2013 Reviews

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: Painless (aka Insensibles, 2012)

Review by: Topo Sanchez SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ Painless is the impressive directorial debut of Spanish director Juan Carlos Medina, and what a brave debut it is. Set in Catalonia, the film is essentially a double tale — one [...]

October 25, 2013 Reviews

Review: Martyrs (2008)

Review by: Topo Sanchez SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Every once in a while, the world at large is gifted with a piece of art that defies genre categorization and throws the rule books out the window. Its [...]

October 11, 2013 Reviews