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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Jul 16, 2022

This is the story of two men. They were ordinary youths with a passion for film. As they grew older they realized their passion would form an eternal bond to each other. They eventually grew old and went from grad bod to dad bod and reviewed Thor: Love and Thunder.

Ok enough of that nonsense. Find out what we thought of the self-proclaimed "super gay" Thor movie.

Jun 13, 2022

Journey with Jared and Michael to Valhöll on this week's episode as we discuss The Northman.

May 19, 2022

This week Jared and Michael discuss Marvel's latest entry. How is Marvel's Phase 4 shaping up? Listen in and find out what we think!

May 16, 2022

In this lost episode, Michael and Jared discuss everything they are looking forward to in the second half of 2021 and beyond.

May 16, 2022

In this lost episode, Jared and Michael discuss Zach Snyder's Army of the Dead. The episode was lost for a year, and finally recovered! SO if the references are dated, that is why. Now you get to hear us talk about more Zach Snyder stuff...which we never do...Oh yeah, M. Night SUCKS.

May 16, 2022

This week Jared and Michael take a break from movies to discuss all of their favorite television shows currently running. 

Apr 8, 2022

DId CODA deserve Best Picture? Find out on this week's episode, along with our discussion on this year's Oscars ceremony. 

Mar 23, 2022
As The Oscars approach we are digging into Nightmare Alley to see if it is worth your time. Does Guillermo del Toro still have it? Come listen and find out!
Mar 11, 2022

What happens to a bat when it's struck by lightning? The same thing that happens to everything else. BAM! POW! BIFF! Michael and Jared discuss all things The Batman in this spoilery review.

May 8, 2021

MOOOORTAL KOMBAAAAAT! Test your might on this krazy episode featuring all things Mortal Kombat. Jared and Mike are joined by Doug Vance to discuss the movies, video games, and mini series. Finish Him!

May 7, 2021

Which movies define the decade you were born in? How about the decades that came after? In this episode, Jared and Mike discuss movies that capture the essence of each decade.

Apr 10, 2021

In this episode, Jared and Mike dive into every Godzilla and Kong movie since the 2014 Godzilla movie. That's right, 4 freaking monster movies for only 1 podcast. We do it because we love you!

Mar 28, 2021

For this episode, Jared and Mike finally release their extended cut of the Justice League Extended Cut. The fans spoke, and we listened! We even stayed inside to reduce our skin tone saturation, and walked around the house in slow mo to prepare for this episode.

Mar 16, 2021

In this episode, Jared and Mike discuss the theatrical cut of Justice League before the Snyder Cut gets released. We also discuss what brunch is, in case failed comedian Barry Allen is listening.

Mar 1, 2021

In this magical episode, Jared and Michael discuss some of their magical opinions of the Magic Kingdom's magical movies. Have a magical listening experience!

Feb 12, 2021

Jared and Mike discuss all things Randy Newman...I mean Pixar. What films did we like? What films are boring and forgettable? Who would we be as a Pixar character? What is wrong with Randy Newman's voice? Find out all these things and more.

Jan 28, 2021

Jared and Mike are joined by the one and only Doug Vance to discuss all things Spider-Man. What movies did we love, or hate? Which Spider-Man did we think was a big casting mistake? Join us as we web swing our way through the good and the bad!

Jan 14, 2021

Jared and Mike discuss what they thought of Wonder Woman 84 and whether or not it was as bad as people made it out to be.

Jan 1, 2021

Happy New Year!! In this special episode, Mike and Jared create movie resolutions for the new year, and impose a negative resolution on each other.

Dec 26, 2020

Merry Christmas! In this episode, Mike and Jared discuss what they don't like about some Christmas movies. Bah humbug!

Dec 15, 2020

Part 1 of our Christmas special. In this episode, Jared and Mike focus on the Christmas movies they enjoy. Stay tuned for the grumpy episode next!

Dec 4, 2020

Mike and Jared return to discuss their Quarantine experiences and what they've been watching.

May 17, 2018

This week we discuss all things Infinity War. 

May 2, 2018

This week the Cynics pick the best and worst movies featuring Marvel properties that aren't a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Apr 19, 2018

This week Michael and Jared take on the DCEU. We discuss what we think went wrong and maybe a couple of things they got right. 

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