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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Dec 30, 2016

This week we dig up our review of Cabin in the Woods from the vault. Enjoy!

Dec 22, 2016

In this episode we finish our best and worst list for all Star Wars movies. Part two consists solely of what we thought of the prequel trilogy.

Dec 18, 2016

In honor of Rogue One's release the Cynics finally take some time to discuss Star Wars. In this episode we compare our ranking for the whole saga and discuss our favorite and least favorite moments from each. May the force be with you!

Dec 12, 2016

This week's episode focuses on actors that can't seem to get away from the same role.

Nov 22, 2016

The second half of our favorite Sci-Fi films list.

Nov 15, 2016

This week we look back on our favorite Sci-Fi films of all time. Condensing our picks into one episode was too great a task so we made a MEGA LIST!

Nov 7, 2016

This week we finish off our list of top video games we'd love to see as feature films.

Oct 26, 2016

Video Game movies have a bad reputation, deservedly so. This week we aim to fix this by choosing which video games we would choose for a silver screen adaptation.

Oct 20, 2016

Scenario: Aliens have made contact. They want to learn about humans. They ask for films to provide more insight. Which films would you pick? The Cynics answer that question this week. Something tells me the aliens might not be too happy with all of our choices.

Oct 14, 2016

This week the Cynics discuss what movies they are slightly embarrassed to like. Oh who are we kidding? We don't get embarrassed!

Oct 12, 2016

The '80s were a very unique decade for film. We decided to take what we love about '80s films and try and create our own '80s film and picking the cast of our dreams. The results were nothing short of RADICAL!

Oct 4, 2016

This week the Cynics discuss movies that best used the fourth wall break. The fourth wall is the imaginary wall between the actors and the audience. Breaking it means you, the audience, are now essentially part of the story. It is not often used, but it can be very effective if done properly.

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.

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