We Watched A Thing

We Watched A Thing

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We Watched A Thing (Formerly Bears on Film) is a weekly podcast in which best friends Billy and Topher, a visual effects artist and a cameraman, catch up and talk about 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 [email protected], and find us at http://www.wewatchedathing.com
73 - If Beale Street Could Talk
Feb 20 • 22 min
This week we’re falling in love, getting falsely accused, AND getting snubbed for the Oscars, all while discussing the new romance-drama from Barry Jenkins ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’. If Beale Street Could Talk is a 2018…
72 - 91st Oscars Preview
Feb 17 • 39 min
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 91st Academy Awards before they’ve even happened. If you like this podcast, or hate it and us and want to tell us so - You…
71 - Trainspotting
Feb 13 • 28 min
This week we’re getting off drugs, then getting on drugs, then getting off drugs and descending into a magical toilet world, all while discussing Danny Boyle’s 1996 cult classic ‘Trainspotting’. Trainspotting is a 1996 British black…
70 - Velvet Buzzsaw
Feb 6 • 24 min
Join us this week as we let out our inner art snobs, steal a dead dude’s paintings and end up in a horror movie, all while discussing the Netflix original from writer-director Dan Gilroy, ‘Velvet Buzzsaw’. Velvet Buzzsaw is a 2019…
69 - Green Book
Jan 30 • 24 min
Join us as we travel the South, hoof down some KFC, and cure racism, all while discussing one of the 2019 best picture contenders ‘Green Book’. Green Book is a 2018 American comedy-drama film. Set in the Deep South in the…
68 - Glass
Jan 23 • 28 min
Welcome to Episode 68 of We Watched A Thing! This week we’re off to the insane asylum to be convinced we don’t have superpowers, bringing out our alternate identities, and reading way too many comic books, all while discussing the latest from M….
67 - The Crow
Jan 16 • 26 min
Welcome to Episode 67 of We Watched A Thing! This week we’re rising from the dead with the help of a magic bird, listening to The Cure, and killing a ton of people, all while discussing 1994’s cult classic ‘The Crow’ as demanded by one of our…
66 - Mary Poppins Returns
Jan 9 • 24 min
Welcome to Episode 66 of We Watched A Thing! Join us as we appear out of the sky on a kite, stalk a family we nannied 30 years ago, and take their children on strange adventures all while discussing Disney’s long-awaited sequel to the 60’s classic…
65 - The Favourite
Jan 2 • 25 min
Welcome to Episode 65 of We Watched A Thing. Join us as we head back to the royal court, fight for the favour of the queen, and pelt tomatoes at jolly nude men, all while discussing the brand new period piece ‘The Favourite’. The Favourite is…
64 - Top 5 Films of 2018/2008
Dec 30, 2018 • 32 min
Welcome to Episode 64 of We Watched A Thing. 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 Pacific Rim Uprising make the cut? Then as a special…
63 - The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (w/ Beth)
Dec 26, 2018 • 40 min
Welcome to episode 63 of We Watched A Thing. Join us (and Beth) this week as we saddle our horse, rock some spurs, pull out the guitars and head back to the wild wild west to chat about the new anthology film written, directed, and produced by the…
62 - Reindeer Games
Dec 19, 2018 • 26 min
Welcome to Episode 62 of We Watched A Thing. Merry Christmas ya filthy animals. Join us for our second Christmas special, as we steal our dead cellmates identity to score with Charlize Theron, dress up as Santa, and rob a casino, all while…
61 - The Godfather
Dec 12, 2018 • 39 min
Welcome to Episode 61 of We Watched A Thing. Join us as we embrace our Sicilian sides, join the mafia, and fill our cheeks with cottonballs, all while discussing the 1972 classic ‘The Godfather.’ The Godfather is a 1972…
60 - Creed II
Dec 5, 2018 • 24 min
Welcome to Episode 60 of We Watched A Thing. This week we’re throwing on the gloves, heading to Russia and fighting the son of the dude who killed our dads, all while discussing the latest legasequel to the ‘Rocky’ franchise - ‘Creed II’….
59 - Widows
Nov 28, 2018 • 26 min
Welcome to Episode 59 of We Watched A Thing. Join us as we find our late husband’s notebook, pull off a heist, and steal some cash, all while discussing Steve McQueen’s new drama-thriller ‘Widows’. Widows is a 2018 heist…
58 - The One Where They Check The Mail
Nov 21, 2018 • 37 min
Welcome to Episode 58 of We Watched A Thing. This week we watched nothing. To celebrate our one year anniversary, we decided to open up the mailbag and answer the questions of you, our dear listeners. So join us as we share the story of…
57 - Suspiria
Nov 14, 2018 • 34 min
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…
56 - Strangers on a Train
Nov 7, 2018 • 32 min
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…
55 - Halloween (2018)
Oct 31, 2018 • 29 min
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’….
54 - A Star Is Born
Oct 24, 2018 • 24 min
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…
53 - First Man
Oct 17, 2018 • 25 min
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…
52 - Venom
Oct 10, 2018 • 20 min
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…
51 - Mandy / The Predator
Oct 3, 2018 • 27 min
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…
50 - FURIOUSTEMBER (Part IV): 9pm - 3am (The Drunkest Episode Ever)
Sep 26, 2018 • 48 min
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…
50 - FURIOUSTEMBER (Part III): 3pm - 9pm (w/ Beth)
Sep 19, 2018 • 58 min
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…
50 - FURIOUSTEMBER (Part II): 10am - 3pm (w/ Hamish & Andy)
Sep 12, 2018 • 32 min
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,…
50 - FURIOUSTEMBER (Part I): 5am - 10am
Sep 5, 2018 • 37 min
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…
49 - Notting Hill (w/ Beth)
Sep 2, 2018 • 29 min
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…
48 - BlacKkKlansman
Aug 29, 2018 • 27 min
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…
47 - The Meg
Aug 22, 2018 • 23 min
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…
46 - Princess Mononoke (Mononoke-hime)
Aug 15, 2018 • 27 min
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)’. If you…
45 - Mission: Impossible - Fallout
Aug 8, 2018 • 23 min
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’. If you…
44 - 2001: A Space Odyssey
Aug 1, 2018 • 30 min
Welcome to Episode 43 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’ If you…
43 - Skyscraper
Jul 25, 2018 • 25 min
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’. If…
42 - Child’s Play
Jul 18, 2018 • 23 min
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…
41 - Ant-Man and the Wasp
Jul 11, 2018 • 21 min
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’. If you really like us and…
40 - Sicario: Day of the Soldado
Jul 4, 2018 • 23 min
Welcome to Episode 40 of We Watched A Thing. This week we’re heading into Mexico to kidnap a kid and kill a bunch of people, while discussing the follow up to 2015’s ‘Sicario’, ‘Sicario: Day of the Soldado’. If you like this podcast, or hate it and us and…
39 - Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
Jun 27, 2018 • 30 min
Welcome to Episode 39 of We Watched A Thing. Join us as we pretend Jeff Goldblum will be joining us as we return to the island full of dinosaurs, while it’s an active volcano, only to act surprised when things go wrong, all while discussing the brand new…
38 - Incredibles 2
Jun 20, 2018 • 20 min
Welcome to Episode 38 of We Watched A Thing. This week we’re cracking out the costumes (NO CAPES!), and letting our wives go off to be super leaving us to discover our child’s superpowers, all while discussing the much awaited sequel to 2004’s pixar hit…
37 - Ocean’s 8 / Hereditary
Jun 13, 2018 • 22 min
Welcome to Episode 37 of We Watched A Thing. Join us as we find 6 other people, get jobs at the met, and steal a necklace, all while talking about the brand new heist movie “Ocean’s 8”. Then we’re gonna get spooked, with a brief discussion about…
36 - John Carter (w/ Beth)
Jun 6, 2018 • 38 min
Welcome to Episode 36 of We Watched A Thing. Join us as we magically teleport to Mars, meet a smokin’ hot space princess who makes us stop caring about our past, and become the whitest of saviours all while talking about the 2012 space opera “John…
35 - Sphere
May 30, 2018 • 28 min
Welcome to Episode 35 of We Watched A Thing. Join us as we visit a “crash” site, go inside an alien beach ball and watch Queen Latifah get demolished by jellyfish, all while discussing the 1998 sci-fi thriller ‘Sphere’. If you like this podcast, or hate…
34 - Solo: A Star Wars Story
May 27, 2018 • 30 min
Welcome to Episode 34 of We Watched A Thing. Join us as we meet a Wookie, make the kessel run in 12 parsecs, and shoot first, all while discussing the brand new Star Wars Story - ‘Solo’. If you like this podcast, or hate it and us and want to tell us so -…
33 - Deadpool 2
May 22, 2018 • 25 min
Welcome to Episode 33 of We Watched A Thing. This week we’re forming the X-Force, fighting a cyborg, and growing our legs back, all while discussing the latest superhero action-comedy film ‘Deadpool 2’.
32 - Tully
May 16, 2018 • 24 min
Welcome to Episode 32 of We Watched A Thing. Join us this week as we create human life, brush them like a horse and hire a night nanny, all while discussing the brand new Diablo Cody / Jason Reitman film ‘Tully’. Tully is a 2018 American comedy-drama film…
31 - The Shawshank Redemption
May 9, 2018 • 30 min
Welcome to Episode 31 of We Watched A Thing. This we’re betting on which new fish will break first, carving rocks into chess pieces and digging a tunnel to freedom, all while discussing Frank Darabont’s 1994 classic that’s the top of the IMDB list - ‘The…
30 - Unsane
May 2, 2018 • 26 min
Welcome to Episode 30 of We Watched A Thing. Join us as we involuntarily voluntarily commit ourselves, share sausage and egg biscuits with our stalkers, and question our sanity, all while discussing Steven Soderbergh’s iPhone filmed psychological horror…
29 - Avengers: Infinity War
Apr 25, 2018 • 40 min
Welcome to Episode 29 of We Watched A Thing. Join us as we gather 20 of our closest friends from 18 previous movies, and travel across Earth, and the galaxy to protect the precious infinity stones, all while chatting about the brand new superhero…
28 - Blockers (w/ Beth)
Apr 18, 2018 • 29 min
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,…
27 - A Quiet Place
Apr 11, 2018 • 24 min
Welcome to Episode 27 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…
26 - Ready Player One
Apr 4, 2018 • 31 min
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…
25 - Pacific Rim: Uprising
Mar 25, 2018 • 30 min
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…
24 - Tomb Raider / Annihilation
Mar 18, 2018 • 29 min
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,…
23 - Oscars 2018 Recap / The Square
Mar 11, 2018 • 29 min
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? Then stay with us as…
22 - Red Sparrow
Mar 4, 2018 • 21 min
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…
21 - Oscar Preview
Feb 28, 2018 • 41 min
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…
20 - The Golden Voyage of Sinbad
Feb 25, 2018 • 24 min
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…
19 - Lady Bird
Feb 21, 2018 • 26 min
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.…
18 - Black Panther
Feb 18, 2018 • 32 min
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…
17 - Insidious, Chapter Four: The Last Key
Feb 11, 2018 • 33 min
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…
16 - A Few Good Men
Feb 4, 2018 • 25 min
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…
15 - Molly’s Game
Jan 28, 2018 • 28 min
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, and discussing Aaron Sorkin’s directorial debut “Molly’s Game”. If you like this podcast, or hate it and us and want…
14 - The Shape of Water
Jan 21, 2018 • 30 min
Welcome to Episode 14 of Bears on Film. This week our bears are fooling around with fish-people and conspiring with the Russians, as we discuss Guillermo Del Toro’s Golden Globe winner “The Shape of Water”. If you like this podcast, or hate it and us and…
13 - Interview with a VFX Artist: Nathan Cox + Your Name (Kimi no Na wa)
Jan 14, 2018 • 31 min
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…
12 - Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Jan 7, 2018 • 22 min
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…
11 - Tremors
Jan 3, 2018 • 26 min
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…
10 - Bears Best: Top 5 films of 2017/2007
Dec 31, 2017 • 44 min
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…
09 - The Florida Project
Dec 27, 2017 • 29 min
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…
08 - Die Hard
Dec 20, 2017 • 23 min
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…
07 - Casablanca
Dec 17, 2017 • 19 min
Welcome to Episode 07 of Bears on Film. Join our bears as they travel back in time to 1942, to discuss the “Greatest film ever made”, Casablanca. If you like this podcast, or hate it and us and want to tell us so - You can reach us at…
06 - Star Wars, Episode VIII: The Last Jedi
Dec 14, 2017 • 28 min
Welcome to Episode 06 of Bears on Film. Join our bears as they stay up past midnight to watch and discuss the latest trek through space ‘Star Wars, Episode VIII: The Last Jedi’. If you like this podcast, or hate it and us and want to tell us so - You can…
05 - The Disaster Artist
Dec 10, 2017 • 21 min
Welcome to Episode 05 of Bears on Film. Join the bears as they marvel at James Franco’s arse, and keep their stupid comments in their pockets, while discussing the newly released Hollywood biopic ‘The Disaster Artist’. If you like this podcast, or hate it…
04 - The Killing of a Sacred Deer
Dec 3, 2017 • 24 min
Welcome to Episode 04 of Bears on Film. This week the bears are deciding who to kill, as they talk about the newly released psychological horror from Yorgos Lanthimos, ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer’. If you like this podcast, or hate it and us and want to…
03 - Interview With a 3 Year Old
Nov 30, 2017 • 3 min
Welcome to Episode 03 of Bears on Film. In this special episode Billy sits down with his daughter, to ask how she feels about becoming an internet sensation. If you like this podcast, or hate it and us and want to tell us so - You can reach us at…
02 - Spirited Away
Nov 26, 2017 • 20 min
Welcome to Episode 02 of Bears on Film. This week the bears are stuffing their faces with dumplings and being whisked away to a fantasy land as we talk about Hayoa Miyazaki’s 2001 oscar winner ‘Spirited Away’. If you like this podcast, or hate it and us…
01 - Justice League
Nov 20, 2017 • 27 min
Welcome to Episode 01 of Bears on Film. Join our bears in their first cinema expedition, to a film that will divide opinions - Justice League. If you like this podcast, or hate it and us and want to tell us so - You can reach us at…