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Silver Screen Cynics

Jared, Michael, and Ian discuss all things film without having to resort to a thesaurus to sound smart. We are just naturally perspicacious...ok I cheated.
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Sep 29, 2016

The Cynics discuss their experience watching the first Hunger Games movie in the theater.

Sep 22, 2016

This episode we focus on our favorite 'Jump the Shark,' 'Nuke the Fridge,' 'Monkey the Lincoln' moments in film.

Sep 20, 2016

We continue our '90s theme this week with a focus on Mr. Pauly Shore. Nobody does '90s better than the Weasel himself!

Sep 11, 2016

This week the Cynics discuss which '90s movies do not hold up to current viewings. Button up your flannel t-shirts, zip up your Jncos, and don't have a cow, man while listening! As if!

Sep 6, 2016

This week we discuss nos films étrangers préférés (our favorite foreign films). If you hate reading subtitles then this isn't the list for you. You should check out Michael Bay's filmography instead. ;)

Aug 29, 2016

Jared & Mike discuss what superhero movies failed to meet our expectations, or were just plain awful. This list needs to be updated since DC recently has probably earned a few slots on this list!

Aug 24, 2016

Zombies are very much played out, but these are our favorite movies that brought an interesting take on the awful zombie film genre.

Aug 21, 2016

In light of how many unnecessary sequels are being made these days the Cynics create their own ideas for sequels and tried to turn them into cinema gold! (Silver?)

Aug 17, 2016

Jared and Mike discuss everything Troll 2 and pick the 5 worst quotes from the movie. "They're eating her! And then they're going to eat me! Oh my gooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo......"

Aug 14, 2016

Last time we turned non-horror films into horror films. This time we try to turn serious films into something funny and/or ridiculous. The only rules were we had to change the original film's title and at least one actor.

Aug 11, 2016

This is our first mini-episode. It consists of a few random conversations and one of the funniest moments of our earlier years: Mike's spelling mistake. Our very first logo was posted as "Sivler Srceen Cynics." That was amazing!

Aug 7, 2016

We love when practical effects are used in good taste. When they miss the mark completely though? It can be hard to watch. This is our list of horrible uses of practical effects.

Aug 5, 2016

Jared and Mike discuss the 2012 Oscars and the biggest upsets in Oscars history.

Jul 31, 2016

The Cynics pick non-horror films and give them a horror makeover. This was probably the most enjoyable challenge we've had so far!

Jul 29, 2016

Jared and Mike review the movie Drive and discuss the worst child actors. This is our first episode ever so enjoy the poor sound quality!

Jul 24, 2016

The Cynics discuss what films or franchises they would reboot and how they would improve on them.

Jul 17, 2016

Jared and Mike play Screenplay Cynics and discuss their ideas for an end-of-the-world movie. All we need now is a finished script, directing talent, actors...$100m...dang it!

Jul 10, 2016

The Cynics painstakingly listened to awful licensed or original songs for films and discussed which ones we deemed the worst.

Jul 3, 2016

Jared, Michael, and Ian discuss what movies make them think of this great nation. Happy 4th everyone!

Jun 21, 2016

Now that Father's Day is over we can return to being cynical. This time we focus on the worst dads in film.

Jun 18, 2016

Jared & Michael remember the best stories about their fathers and movies. Happy Father's Day to all of the dads out there!

Jun 17, 2016

Happy Father's Day to all the dads out there! We are celebrating with a 3-part series on the best and worst dads in film and celebrating our own fathers with some great stories we have when watching films with them.

Jun 10, 2016

Some directors managed to start their feature film careers on a really good note. This is our list.

Jun 2, 2016

Some actors were just completely miscast and ultimately brought down the quality of the film. We would like to go back in time to offer up some suggestions to the studios. If only we could see these versions instead!

May 27, 2016

Jared & Mike discuss those films that shouldn't have received such high praise. Caution: toes will be stepped on! 

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