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Join best friends Billy and Topher, a visual effects artist and a cameraman, as they catch up and deep dive on a film they watched that week. With a wealth of film knowledge, a love of cinema, and a humorous style, find out what we've watched this week, and what we thought about it. If you like this podcast, or hate it and us and want to tell us so - You can reach us at wewatchedathing@gmail.com, and find us at http://www.wewatchedathing.com

Join best friends Billy and Topher, a visual effects artist and a cameraman, as they catch up and deep dive on a film they watched that week. With a wealth of film knowledge, a love of cinema, and a humorous style, find out what we've watched this week, and what we thought about it. If you like this podcast, or hate it and us and want to tell us so - You can reach us at wewatchedathing@gmail.com, and find us at http://www.wewatchedathing.com

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Australia

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Join best friends Billy and Topher, a visual effects artist and a cameraman, as they catch up and deep dive on a film they watched that week. With a wealth of film knowledge, a love of cinema, and a humorous style, find out what we've watched this week, and what we thought about it. If you like this podcast, or hate it and us and want to tell us so - You can reach us at wewatchedathing@gmail.com, and find us at http://www.wewatchedathing.com

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English


Episodes

160 - Borat: Subsequent Moviefilm (w/ Hendo from The Movie Journey Podcast)

11/25/2020
This week, Billy is joined by Hendo from the Movie Journey Podcast, to tackle the latest mockumentary from Sacha Baren Cohen - ‘Borat: Subsequent Moviefilm’. Borat Subsequent Moviefilm: Delivery of Prodigious Bribe to American Regime for Make Benefit Once Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan is a 2020 American mockumentary comedy film directed by Jason Woliner in his feature directorial debut. The film stars Sacha Baron Cohen as the fictional Kazakhstani journalist and television personality Borat...

Duration:00:26:24

159 - Little Children (w/ Julio from The Contrarians)

11/18/2020
This week, Billy is joined by Julio from The Contrarians podcast, to tackle one of Billy’s favourite films, 2006 drama ‘Little Children’. Little Children is a 2006 American drama film directed by Todd Field. It is based on the 2004 novel of the same name by Tom Perrotta, who co-wrote the screenplay with Field. It stars Kate Winslet, Patrick Wilson, Jennifer Connelly, Jackie Earle Haley, Noah Emmerich, Gregg Edelman, Phyllis Somerville and Will Lyman. The original music score is composed by...

Duration:00:48:21

158 - The Empty Man / Tommy Boy Redux (w/ Paul from The Countdown: Movie and TV Reviews Podcast)

11/11/2020
With Topher still being soothed to sleep by the sounds of a crying infant, Billy has roped in another great guest (Paul, from the legendary Countdown: Movie and TV Reviews Podcast), to talk, unfortunately, about a not so great movie, in 2020’s ‘The Empty Man’. The Empty Man is a 2020 American supernatural horror thriller film written, directed, and edited by David Prior, based on Cullen Bunn and Vanesa R. Del Rey's graphic novel of same name published by Boom! Studios. The film stars James...

Duration:00:23:03

157 - Holidate

11/4/2020
It’s date night, so Billy is once again joined by his wife to chat about the newly Netflix released, and absolutely terrible romantic comedy ‘Holidate’. Holidate is a 2020 American romantic comedy holiday film, directed by John Whitesell, from a screenplay by Tiffany Paulsen. It stars Emma Roberts, Luke Bracey, Jake Manley, Jessica Capshaw, Andrew Bachelor, Frances Fisher, Manish Dayal and Kristin Chenoweth. The film was released on Netflix on October 28, 2020. We Watched A Thing is...

Duration:00:28:56

156 - Hubie Halloween (w/ Sam from Movie Reviews in 20 Q's)

10/28/2020
This week Topher still can’t be bothered rocking up, so join Billy and Sam as they discuss the latest Adam Sandler effort ‘Hubie Halloween’. Hubie Halloween is a 2020 American comedy horror film directed by Steven Brill, written by Adam Sandler and Tim Herlihy, and starring Sandler, Kevin James, Julie Bowen, Ray Liotta, Rob Schneider, June Squibb, Kenan Thompson, Shaquille O'Neal, Steve Buscemi, and Maya Rudolph. The film follows a delicatessen worker that loves Halloween who must save the...

Duration:00:34:50

155 - A.I. Artificial Intelligence

10/21/2020
This week Topher is away, so Billy roped his wife in to watch one of his old favourites! A.I. Artificial Intelligence (also known as A.I.) is a 2001 American science fiction drama film directed by Steven Spielberg. The screenplay by Spielberg and screen story by Ian Watson were loosely based on the 1969 short story "Supertoys Last All Summer Long" by Brian Aldiss. The film was produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Spielberg and Bonnie Curtis. It stars Haley Joel Osment, Jude Law, Frances O'Connor,...

Duration:00:29:32

154 - Septemburst (Part VI): Alien V Predator and AVP: Requiem (The Drunkest Episode Since Episode 83)

10/14/2020
Well we've done it, but at what cost? This episode covers the two films in the quite frankly very bad AVP franchise - 'Alien V Predator', and 'AVP: Requiem' and as is tradition, it's a drinking game doozy. Alien vs. Predator (also known as AVP: Alien vs. Predator) is a 2004 science fiction action film written and directed by Paul W. S. Anderson, and starring Sanaa Lathan, Raoul Bova, Lance Henriksen and Ewen Bremner. It is the first film installment of the Alien vs. Predator franchise,...

Duration:00:34:01

154 - Septemburst (Part V): Prometheus and Alien: Covenant

10/7/2020
We're too far into this now to stop! This episode covers off on the two films in the Alien prequel series - 'Prometheus', and 'Alien: Covenant'. Our final drinking game rule is from podcasting royalty Paul from The Countdown Movie and TV Reviews Podcast. Check Paul out at https://thecountdownpc.podbean.com/ Prometheus is a 2012 science fiction film directed by Ridley Scott, written by Jon Spaihts and Damon Lindelof and starring Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Guy Pearce, Idris Elba,...

Duration:00:35:47

154 - Septemburst (Part IV): Alien 3 and Alien Resurrection

9/30/2020
And down we go. This episode covers the last two films in the Alien franchise - 'Alien 3', and 'Alien Resurrection'. This week our drinking game rule comes courtesy of our great friends Dan and Dean over at The Movie Journey Podcast. We recommend you check them out at https://themoviejourney.podbean.com/ Alien 3 (stylized as ALIEN³) is a 1992 American science fiction horror film directed by David Fincher and written by David Giler, Walter Hill, and Larry Ferguson from a story by Vincent...

Duration:00:36:55

154 - Septemburst (Part III): Alien and Aliens

9/23/2020
It's been a long day, but we're finally at the peak. This episode covers the first two films in the Alien franchise - 'Alien', and 'Aliens'. Our drinking game rule this week is from the legendary Sam Hurley from Movie Reviews in 20 Q's. You can find Sam at https://mritqs.podbean.com/ Alien is a 1979 science-fiction horror film directed by Ridley Scott and written by Dan O'Bannon. Based on a story by O'Bannon and Ronald Shusett, it follows the crew of the commercial space tug Nostromo, who...

Duration:00:42:23

154 - Septemburst (Part II): Predators and The Predator

9/16/2020
Join us as we continue our journey through the Predator and Alien films. This episode covers the final 2 films in the Predator franchise - 'Predators', and 'The Predator'. Our drinking game rule this episode comes courtesy of the great and powerful Julio of the Contrarians podcast. You can find him at http://www.wearethecontrarians.com/ Predators is a 2010 American science fiction action film directed by Nimród Antal and starring Adrien Brody, Topher Grace, Alice Braga, Walton Goggins,...

Duration:00:32:05

154 - Septemburst (Part I): Predator and Predator 2

9/9/2020
It's here! Happy Septemburst! This month, you're in for a treat, 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 marathon of all 12 films in the Predator and Alien universe? From great dazzling heights, to extremely low lows, you're about to find out! This episode covers the first two films in the Predator franchise - ‘Predator’, and ‘Predator 2’. This week our drinking game rule comes to us from...

Duration:00:28:55

153 - Gone Girl

9/2/2020
Join us as we don our best s#*t-eating grins, and look for our girls, all while chatting about 2014 David Fincher thriller ‘Gone Girl’ at the request of a patron of the show. Gone Girl is a 2014 American psychological thriller film directed by David Fincher and with a screenplay by Gillian Flynn based on her 2012 novel of the same title. The film stars Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris, and Tyler Perry. Set in Missouri, the story begins as a mystery that follows the events...

Duration:00:36:48

152 - A Cure For Wellness

8/26/2020
This week we’re heading to the Alps, swimming with snakes, and taking our vitamins, all while discussing the 2016 psychological horror from Gore Verbinski ‘A Cure For Wellness’ at the request of a patron of the show. A Cure for Wellness is a 2016 psychological horror film directed by Gore Verbinski and written by Justin Haythe, based on a story co-written by Haythe and Verbinski, who were both inspired by Thomas Mann's 1924 novel The Magic Mountain. Starring Dane DeHaan, Jason Isaacs and...

Duration:00:21:36

BONUS - Tenet (SPOILER FREE!)

8/23/2020
Join us as we invert time and head back to the cinema to discuss Christopher Nolan’s latest blockbuster ‘Tenet’. SPOILER FREE! Tenet is a 2020 spy film written and directed by Christopher Nolan, who produced it with Emma Thomas. A co-production between the United Kingdom and United States, it stars John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki, Dimple Kapadia, Michael Caine, and Kenneth Branagh. We Watched A Thing is supported by Dendy Cinemas Canberra. The best Australian...

Duration:00:22:51

BONUS - Tenet

8/23/2020
Join us as we invert time and head back to the cinema to discuss Christopher Nolan’s latest blockbuster ‘Tenet’. Tenet is a 2020 spy film written and directed by Christopher Nolan, who produced it with Emma Thomas. A co-production between the United Kingdom and United States, it stars John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki, Dimple Kapadia, Michael Caine, and Kenneth Branagh. We Watched A Thing is supported by Dendy Cinemas Canberra. The best Australian cinema chain...

Duration:00:32:04

151 - Basic Instinct

8/19/2020
Join us this week as we uncross our legs, seductively crush ice, and put up with two hours of Michael Douglas all while discussing the 1992 erotic thriller that made Sharon Stone a star - ‘Basic Instinct’ at the request of a patron of the show. Basic Instinct is a 1992 neo-noir erotic thriller film directed by Paul Verhoeven and written by Joe Eszterhas. The film follows San Francisco police detective Nick Curran (Michael Douglas), who is investigating the brutal murder of a wealthy rock...

Duration:00:32:27

150 - Jackie Brown

8/12/2020
Join us as we listen to the Delfonics, smuggle some cash, and have nightmares about Sam Jackson’s gross little beard plait, all while discussing Tarantino’s 1997 crime-thriller ‘Jackie Brown at the request of a patron of the show. Jackie Brown is a 1997 American crime film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino and starring Pam Grier in the title role. The film is an adaptation of Elmore Leonard's 1992 novel Rum Punch. It is the only feature-length film that Tarantino has adapted from a...

Duration:00:25:01

149 - Brazil

8/5/2020
Join us as we retrieve information, fix some ducts, and definitely don’t visit Brazil, all while discussing Terry Gilliam’s 1985 cult classic ‘Brazil’ at the request of a patron of the show. Brazil is a 1985 dark dystopian science fiction film directed by Terry Gilliam and written by Gilliam, Charles McKeown, and Tom Stoppard. The film stars Jonathan Pryce and features Robert De Niro, Kim Greist, Michael Palin, Katherine Helmond, Bob Hoskins, and Ian Holm. We Watched A Thing is supported...

Duration:00:26:35

148 - Greyhound

7/29/2020
This week we’re on a boat, in the ocean, and we are the captains now as we discuss the direct to AppleTV+ Tom Hanks penned WW2 drama ‘Greyhound’. Greyhound is a 2020 American war film directed by Aaron Schneider and starring Tom Hanks, who also wrote the screenplay. The film is based on the 1955 novel The Good Shepherd by C. S. Forester, and also stars Stephen Graham, Rob Morgan, and Elisabeth Shue. The plot follows a US Navy Commander on his first war-time assignment in command of a...

Duration:00:23:13