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We Watched a Thing (formerly Bears on Film) is a weekly podcast hosted by Billy, a large, hairy visual effects artist, and Topher, a larger, hairier cameraman. Each week we watch one movie, either a new release, or a classic which one of us loves and the other hasn't seen. Join us, as we watch a thing together.

We Watched a Thing (formerly Bears on Film) is a weekly podcast hosted by Billy, a large, hairy visual effects artist, and Topher, a larger, hairier cameraman. Each week we watch one movie, either a new release, or a classic which one of us loves and the other hasn't seen. Join us, as we watch a thing together.
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We Watched a Thing (formerly Bears on Film) is a weekly podcast hosted by Billy, a large, hairy visual effects artist, and Topher, a larger, hairier cameraman. Each week we watch one movie, either a new release, or a classic which one of us loves and the other hasn't seen. Join us, as we watch a thing together.

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Episodes

28 - Blockers (w/ Beth)

4/18/2018
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Welcome to Episode 28 of We Watched A Thing. Join us this week, as we chug through our butts, play naked Marco Polo and stop our damned kids from doin' it, all while discussing the brand new sex-romp comedy "Blockers". Joining us is our good friend, sister, and ranting feminist, Beth. Blockers is a 2018 American sex comedy film directed by Kay Cannon (in her directorial debut) and written by Brian Kehoe, Jim Kehoe, Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg, and Eben Russell. The film stars Leslie...

Duration:00:29:13

27 - A Quiet Place

4/11/2018
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Welcome to Episode 26 of We Watched A Thing. *WHISPERS* This week we're being super quiet, so that we don't attract the insanely huge monsters that hear real good, while chatting about John Kransiski's brand new horror film 'A Quiet Place.' A Quiet Place is a 2018 American horror film directed by John Krasinski, who also stars alongside Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds, and Noah Jupe. The screenplay was written by Krasinski, Bryan Woods, and Scott Beck, based on a story by Woods and...

Duration:00:24:33

26 - Ready Player One

4/4/2018
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Welcome to Episode 26 of We Watched A Thing. Join us from The Oasis, as we set the Iron Giant against Mecha-Godzilla, escape from the Overlook Hotel, and hunt for Willy Wonka's magic egg, all while discussing Steven Spielberg's retro action-adventure 'Ready Player One'. Directed by Spielberg, and written by Zak Penn and Ernest Cline based on Cline's 2011 book, Ready Player One tells the story of Wade Wotts, a young man on a quest to find an easter egg hidden inside a virtual world by...

Duration:00:30:59

25 - Pacific Rim: Uprising

3/25/2018
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Welcome to Episode 25 of We Watched A Thing. This week we hopped in our jaeger's and drifted together, destroyed whole cities, and fought some kaiju, all while discussing the brand new sequel to Pacific Rim, "Pacific Rim: Uprising". So Join us as we dive into the CGI and design of the film, the best way to sneak alcohol into the cinema, and why wombats are the most amazing creatures on earth. Pacific Rim: Uprising is directed by Steven S. DeKnight and written by DeKnight, Emily...

Duration:00:30:56

24 - Tomb Raider / Annihilation

3/18/2018
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Welcome to Episode 24 of We Watched A Thing. Join us, as this week we answer the age old question: "How would a movie discussion podcast work if the hosts didn't watch the same thing?" So first we'll be grabbing our bow and arrows and raiding tombs, as we discuss Roar Uthaug's brand new video game movie / franchise reboot "Tomb Raider", starring Alicia Vikander, Dominic West and Walton Goggins, a movie which Topher didn't end up seeing. Then it's off to the shimmer, where we'll be...

Duration:00:29:27

23 - Oscars 2018 Recap / The Square

3/11/2018
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Welcome to Episode 23 of We Watched A Thing. Join us as we catch up on all the highs and lows of the 2018 Academy Awards. How did we feel about 'The Shape of Water' snagging best picture as well as 3 other wins? Were we totally bummed that 'Lady Bird' walked away empty handed? Did we think Jimmy Kimmel totally smashed it, or fell short? Then stay with us as we praise piles of gravel as post-modern art, blow up little beggar girls, and gush over just how much we are absolutely and totally...

Duration:00:29:19

22 - Red Sparrow

3/4/2018
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Welcome to Episode 22 of We Watched A Thing. Join us as we get our legs demolished while our CGI body doubles do ballet, and then get forced into a life of sexual slavery for the good of our country all while discussing the recently released spy thriller "Red Sparrow", written by Justin Haythe and directed by Francis Lawrence. Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton, and Jeremy Irons. If you like this podcast, or hate it and us and want to tell us so - You can reach us at...

Duration:00:21:33

21 - Oscar Preview

2/28/2018
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Welcome to Episode 21 of Bears on Film. Are you prepared for the Oscars? We are! Join us to find out who we think will win, and who we want to win, while discussing the 90th Academy Awards before they've even happened. A reminder that going forward, the show will be changing it's name to 'We Watched A Thing', so look for that in the coming weeks. If you like this podcast, or hate it and us and want to tell us so - You can reach us at bearsonfilmmailbag@gmail.com Or, Twitter -...

Duration:00:41:00

20 - The Golden Voyage of Sinbad

2/25/2018
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Welcome to Episode 20 of Bears on Film. Ahoy, me hearties! Join us as we sail the seas with a scantily-clad slave girl and a man with a golden face, on a quest to find a magical fountain. While on this quest we'll discuss the magic of Ray Harryhausen's work, the charisma (or lack there of) of John Phillip Law, who plays Sinbad, and whether or not the use of dark magic will create constipation for the user. That's right, we're watching 1973's 'The Golden Voyage of Sinbad'. Could this be...

Duration:00:24:03

19 - Lady Bird

2/21/2018
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Welcome to Episode 19 of Bears on Film. Join us, as we dream of leaving Sacramento and fight with our mothers while discussing Greta Gerwig's Oscar nominated coming-of-age film 'Lady Bird', starring Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalfe, and Timothée Chalomet. If you like this podcast, or hate it and us and want to tell us so - You can reach us at bearsonfilmmailbag@gmail.com Or, Twitter - @bearsonfilmpod Facebook - @bearsonfilmpodcast Instagram - @bearsonfilmpodcast and on iTunes and...

Duration:00:26:03

18 - Black Panther

2/18/2018
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Welcome to Episode 18 of Bears on Film. This week we're tracking down Wakanda to steal their vibranium, and challenging their new king to a fight to the death, as we talk about the latest entry to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, 'Black Panther'. If you like this podcast, or hate it and us and want to tell us so - You can reach us at bearsonfilmmailbag@gmail.com Or, Twitter - @bearsonfilmpod Facebook - @bearsonfilmpodcast Instagram - @bearsonfilmpodcast and on iTunes and Youtube If...

Duration:00:32:05

17 - Insidious, Chapter Four: The Last Key

2/11/2018
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Welcome to Episode 17 of Bears on Film. This week we're fumbling in the dark for our childhood rape whistles, and making little girls unlock doors for us, even though our fingers are literally made of keys, while discussing the recent masterpiece "Insidious, Chapter Four: The Last Key" If you like this podcast, or hate it and us and want to tell us so - You can reach us at bearsonfilmmailbag@gmail.com Or, Twitter - @bearsonfilmpod Facebook - @bearsonfilmpodcast Instagram -...

Duration:00:33:23

16 - A Few Good Men

2/4/2018
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Welcome to Episode 16 of Bears on Film. Join us as we give our pal a code red in our f****tty white uniforms, while discussing 1992's 'A Few Good Men' directed by Rob Reiner, and written by Aaron Sorkin based on his play. If you like this podcast, or hate it and us and want to tell us so - You can reach us at bearsonfilmmailbag@gmail.com Or, Twitter - @bearsonfilmpod Facebook - @bearsonfilmpodcast Instagram - @bearsonfilmpodcast and on iTunes and Youtube If you really like us and...

Duration:00:25:19

15 - Molly's Game

1/28/2018
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Welcome to Episode 15 of Bears on Film. This week our bears are getting caught up in the Russian mob, while simply running a poker game, while discussing Aaron Sorkin's directorial debut "Molly's Game". If you like this podcast, or hate it and us and want to tell us so - You can reach us at bearsonfilmmailbag@gmail.com Or, Twitter - @bearsonfilmpod Facebook - @bearsonfilmpodcast Instagram - @bearsonfilmpodcast and on iTunes and Youtube If you really like us and think we’re worth at...

Duration:00:28:47

13 - Interview with a VFX Artist: Nathan Cox + Your Name (Kimi no Na wa)

1/14/2018
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Welcome to Episode 13 of Bears on Film. Our bears aren't alone! This week we're chatting with Nathan Cox, a visual effects artist and creepypasta narrator, about what he does and why he does it. Then he'll join our bears as they swap bodies, and outrun time and space while discussing the highest grossing anime of all time - Your Name (Kimi no Na wa). You can find Nathan on YouTube HERE, or on twitter - @Natenator77 If you like this podcast, or hate it and us and want to tell us so -...

Duration:00:31:36

12 - Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

1/7/2018
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Welcome to Episode 12 of Bears on Film. Join us, as our bears talk to CGI deers and hurl molotov cocktails at the local police, while discussing Martin McDonagh's newly released 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri'. If you like this podcast, or hate it and us and want to tell us so - You can reach us at bearsonfilmmailbag@gmail.com Or, Twitter - @bearsonfilmpod Facebook - @bearsonfilmpodcast Instagram - @bearsonfilmpodcast and on iTunes and Youtube If you really like us...

Duration:00:22:54

11 - Tremors

1/3/2018
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Welcome to Episode 11 of Bears on Film. Well howdy, motherhumpers! Join our bears as they stock up their ammo and try outrun some graboids while discussing the 1990 classic monster movie 'Tremors'. If you like this podcast, or hate it and us and want to tell us so - You can reach us at bearsonfilmmailbag@gmail.com Or, Twitter - @bearsonfilmpod Facebook - @bearsonfilmpodcast Instagram - @bearsonfilmpodcast and on iTunes and Youtube If you really like us and think we’re worth at...

Duration:00:26:41

10 - Bears Best: Top 5 films of 2017/2007

12/31/2017
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Welcome to Episode 10 of Bears on Film. Happy New Year! This week Billy and Topher are sharing their top 5 films of the year. Will they have any cross over? Will they disagree on any? Will Justice League make the cut? Then as a special extra, our bears list their top 5 films from 10 years ago, inspired by the idea that you need to let films sit with you for at least that long before being able to effectively rank them. If you like this podcast, or hate it and us and want to tell us so -...

Duration:00:44:51

09 - The Florida Project

12/27/2017
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Welcome to Episode 09 of Bears on Film. This week our bears are hawking perfume outside of resorts and whoring themselves out for money, while discussing Sean Baker's recent drama 'The Florida Project'. If you like this podcast, or hate it and us and want to tell us so - You can reach us at bearsonfilmmailbag@gmail.com Or, Twitter - @bearsonfilmpod Facebook - @bearsonfilmpodcast Instagram - @bearsonfilmpodcast and on iTunes and Youtube If you really like us and think we’re worth at...

Duration:00:29:18

08 - Die Hard

12/20/2017
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Welcome to Episode 08 of Bears on Film. Well, yippee Ki-yay cubs, and Merry Christmas! Today our bears are hitting up the office Christmas Party and doing their best Hans Gruber impersonations while discussing the 1988 action classic 'Die Hard'. If you like this podcast, or hate it and us and want to tell us so - You can reach us at bearsonfilmmailbag@gmail.com Or, Twitter - @bearsonfilmpod Facebook - @bearsonfilmpodcast Instagram - @bearsonfilmpodcast and on iTunes and Youtube If...

Duration:00:23:21

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