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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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57 - Suspiria

11/14/2018
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Welcome to Episode 57 of We Watched A Thing. This week we're heading to Berlin to join a dance school, getting caught up in a witch coven, and Tilda Swinton will be doing both of our voices, all while she chats about the 2018 horror remake 'Suspiria'. Suspiria ([sʊsˈpɪria], "sighs") is a 2018 supernatural horror film directed by Luca Guadagnino and written by David Kajganich, based on the 1977 film directed by Dario Argento. It stars Dakota Johnson as an American woman who enrolls at a...

Duration:00:34:10

56 - Strangers on a Train

11/7/2018
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Welcome to Episode 56 of We Watched A Thing. Join us as we catch the train, meet a weirdo, and accidentally agree to a murder swap, all while chatting about the 1951 Hitchcock classic 'Strangers on a Train'. Strangers on a Train is a 1951 American psychological thriller film noir produced and directed by Alfred Hitchcock, and based on the 1950 novel Strangers on a Train by Patricia Highsmith. It was shot in the autumn of 1950 and released by Warner Bros. on June 30, 1951. The film stars...

Duration:00:32:08

55 - Halloween (2018)

10/31/2018
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Welcome to Episode 55 of We Watched A Thing. Get spooky with us as we break out of a mental asylum, dress up as Bill Shatner, and get our kill on, all while discussing the brand new sequel/reboot in the classic slasher franchise 'Halloween'. Halloween is a 2018 American slasher film directed by David Gordon Green and written by Green, Jeff Fradley, and Danny McBride. It is the eleventh installment in the Halloween film series, and a direct sequel to the 1978 film of the same name,...

Duration:00:29:28

54 - A Star Is Born

10/24/2018
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Welcome to Episode 54 of We Watched A Thing. This week we're cracking out the instruments, losing ourselves to alcohol and record labels, and pissing our pants, all while discussing the 5th remake of classic 'A Star is Born', directed by Bradley Cooper. Sidenote - When we recorded, we also forgot to plug that this week we're guesting on the incredible podcast The Countdown Movie and TV Reviews, going up against Paul and Wayne with our list of Top 10 Film Crimes. Be sure to check out...

Duration:00:24:20

53 - First Man

10/17/2018
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Welcome to Episode 53 of We Watched A Thing. This week we're heading to space, being incredibly emotionally distant and not planting any flags, all while discussing the brand new Neil Armstrong biopic 'First Man'. First Man is a 2018 American biographical drama film directed by Damien Chazelle and written by Josh Singer. Based on the book First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong by James R. Hansen, the film stars Ryan Gosling as Neil Armstrong, alongside Claire Foy, Jason Clarke, Kyle...

Duration:00:25:40

52 - Venom

10/10/2018
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Welcome to Episode 52 of We Watched A Thing. This week we're merging bodies with an alien fratboy, biting off some heads (but not showing blood) and NOT being a hero (but totally being a hero) while talking about the latest superhero blockbuster 'Venom'. And in typical We Watched A Thing form, we completely disagree on how good this film is, so join us for the fun! Venom is a 2018 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name, produced by Columbia...

Duration:00:20:52

51 - Mandy / The Predator

10/3/2018
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Welcome to Episode 51 of We Watched A Thing. Join us as we trip out on cocaine and LSD, fight a cult and their bikie demons, and go the full Cage, while discussing the brand new arthouse thriller 'Mandy'. Mandy is a 2018 action horror film directed by Panos Cosmatos and co-written by Cosmatos and Aaron Stewart-Ahn. A co-production of the United States and Canada, the film stars Nicolas Cage, Andrea Riseborough, Linus Roache, Ned Dennehy, Olwen Fouéré, Richard Brake, and Bill Duke. It...

Duration:00:27:03

50 - FURIOUSTEMBER (Part IV): 9pm - 3am (The Drunkest Episode Ever)

9/26/2018
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Welcome to the fourth and final part of Episode 50 of We Watched A Thing. THE FURY HATH FALLEN! Join us as we finally come to the end of our Fast and Furious marathon, and drink more than two people should thanks to the rules we were given by some other great shows. This episode covers 9pm to 3am, as we watch the final two films in the franchise - 'Furious 7', and 'F8 of the Furious'. This episodes drinking game rule come from: Paul of the Countdown Movie and TV Reviews Podcast, one of...

Duration:00:48:20

50 - FURIOUSTEMBER (Part III): 3pm - 9pm (w/ Beth)

9/19/2018
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Welcome to the third part of Episode 50 of We Watched A Thing. PEAK FURY! Join us as the drinking and fried chicken starts to catch up with us as we continue our one day marathon of the Fast and Furious franchise. This week Beth pops in to watch the 6th film with us, as well as quiz us on our comprehension of the first 5 films. This episode covers 3pm to 9pm, as we watch the fifth and sixth films in the franchise - 'Fast Five', and 'Fast & Furious 6'. This episodes drinking game rules...

Duration:00:58:11

50 - FURIOUSTEMBER (Part II): 10am - 3pm (w/ Hamish & Andy)

9/12/2018
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Welcome to the second part of Episode 50 of We Watched A Thing. THE FURIOUSITY CONTINUES! Join us as we continue our one day marathon of the Fast and Furious franchise. This week you'll also get to hear our interview with Australian radio, podcast, and comedy legends Hamish & Andy. This episode covers 10am to 3pm, as we watch the third and fourth in the franchise - 'Tokyo Drift', and 'Fast & Furious'. This episodes drinking game rules come from: Gabe from the Thinking Outside The...

Duration:00:32:21

50 - FURIOUSTEMBER (Part I): 5am - 10am

9/5/2018
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Welcome to the first part of Episode 50 of We Watched A Thing. It's here! FURIOUSTEMBER BEGINS! This month, you're in for a fast and furious time, as the eternal question is answered - What would happen to the minds of your two favourite podcasters if they were to subject themselves to a one sitting marathon of all 8 Fast and Furious films? This episode covers 5am to 10am, as we watch the first two films in the franchise - 'The Fast & The Furious', and '2 Fast 2 Furious'. This episodes...

Duration:00:37:49

49 - Notting Hill (w/ Beth)

9/2/2018
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Welcome to Episode 49 of We Watched A Thing. This week comes another patreon directed episode, so join us as we become bumbling, yet charming fools, open a bookshop that nobody wants, or needs, and fall in love with a celebrity, while discussing the 1999 rom-com 'Notting Hill'. Notting Hill is a 1999 romantic comedy film set in Notting Hill, London, released on 21 May 1999. The screenplay was by Richard Curtis, who had written Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994), and the film was produced...

Duration:00:29:37

48 - BlacKkKlansman

8/29/2018
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Welcome to Episode 48 of We Watched A Thing. Join us as we travel back to '78, don white robes to hide our fro's, and infiltrate hate, while discussing Spike Lee's brand new biopic 'BlacKkKlansman'. BlacKkKlansman is a 2018 American biographical drama film directed by Spike Lee and written by Charlie Wachtel, David Rabinowitz, Kevin Willmott, and Lee, based on the 2014 memoir Black Klansman by Ron Stallworth. The film stars John David Washington as Stallworth, alongside Adam Driver,...

Duration:00:27:23

47 - The Meg

8/22/2018
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Welcome to Episode 47 of We Watched A Thing. This week we're heading into the deep blue sea with that guy from The Office, and Turkish from Snatch, to have knife fights with giant sharks, and rip off the best scenes from Jaws, all while discussing the brand new blockbuster 'The Meg'. The Meg is a 2018 science fiction thriller film directed by Jon Turteltaub with a screenplay by Dean Georgaris, Jon Hoeber, and Erich Hoeber, loosely based on the 1997 book Meg: A Novel of Deep Terror by Steve...

Duration:00:23:19

46 - Princess Mononoke (Mononoke-hime)

8/15/2018
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Welcome to Episode 46 of We Watched A Thing. Join us as we get cursed by a giant boar-god-demon, fall in love with a wolf girl and get all environmental, while discussing Hayao Miyazaki's 1997 anime classic 'Princess Mononoke (Mononoke-hime)'. Princess Mononoke (Japanese: もののけ姫 Hepburn: Mononoke-hime, "Spirit/Monster Princess") is a 1997 Japanese animated epic historical fantasy film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki, animated by Studio Ghibli for Tokuma Shoten, Nippon Television...

Duration:00:27:48

45 - Mission: Impossible - Fallout

8/8/2018
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Welcome to Episode 45 of We Watched A Thing. Join us as we run incredibly fast, hunt for plutonium, and do our own stunts, all while discussing the latest edition to the 22 year old Mission: Impossible franchise - 'Mission: Impossible - Fallout'. Mission: Impossible – Fallout is a 2018 American action spy film written, produced and directed by Christopher McQuarrie. It is the sixth installment in the Mission: Impossible film series, and the second film to be directed by McQuarrie, after...

Duration:00:23:58

44 - 2001: A Space Odyssey

8/1/2018
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Welcome to Episode 44 of We Watched A Thing. This week we're crafting hammers from the bones of our enemies, fighting evil red lights, and somehow turning into babies, all while discussing Stanley Kubrick's 1968 sci-fi epic '2001: A Space Odyssey'. 2001: A Space Odyssey is a 1968 epic science fiction film produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick. The screenplay was written by Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke, and was inspired by Clarke's short story "The Sentinel". A novel also called 2001: A...

Duration:00:30:21

43 - Skyscraper

7/25/2018
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Welcome to Episode 43 of We Watched A Thing. This week we're Rocking up - covering ourselves in duct tape, and defying gravity, physics, and fire, as we scale a building to save our families, all while discussing the brand new blockbuster 'Skyscraper'. Skyscraper is a 2018 American action film written and directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber and starring Dwayne Johnson, Neve Campbell, Chin Han, Roland Møller, Noah Taylor, Byron Mann, Pablo Schreiber, and Hannah Quinlivan. The story follows...

Duration:00:25:10

42 - Child's Play

7/18/2018
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Welcome to Episode 42 of We Watched A Thing. Join us as we possess a doll, and become a hero, as we try stop a child from spilling milk all over his poor mother's apartment, all while discussing the 1988 horror classic 'Child's Play'. This episode comes at request of one of our dear patreons, Tiernan Moore. Child's Play is a 1988 American slasher film directed and co-written by Tom Holland, and produced by David Kirschner from a story by Don Mancini. It is the first film in the Child's...

Duration:00:23:28

41 - Ant-Man and the Wasp

7/11/2018
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Welcome to Episode 41 of We Watched A Thing. This week we're shrinking, and growing, and shrinking, and growing, and quantuming and growing, all while discussing the latest Marvel Cinematic Universe entry 'Ant-Man and the Wasp'. Ant-Man and the Wasp is a 2018 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics characters Scott Lang / Ant-Man and Hope van Dyne / Wasp. Produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, it is the sequel to 2015's Ant-Man, and...

Duration:00:21:39