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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 to discuss a movie 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.

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Dec 30, 2020

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 Bloodshot make the cut?

Then as a special extra, as is tradition on the show, we list our top 5 films from 10 years ago, inspired by the idea that you need to let films sit...

Dec 23, 2020

Join us as we miss out on all the plain cheese pizza, slap our faces, and absolutely bludgeon some poor robbers, all while discussing the 1990 Christmas classic ‘Home Alone’. Merry Christmas ya filthy animals!

Home Alone is a 1990 American Christmas family comedy film directed by Chris Columbus. It stars Macaulay...

Dec 16, 2020

Join us as do some math, share a dull story about our prom dresses, and somehow make John Bernthal look bad, all while discussing the 2016 Affleck-led thriller ‘The Accountant’ at the behest of a patron.

The Accountant is a 2016 American action-thriller film directed by Gavin O'Connor, written by Bill Dubuque and...

Dec 9, 2020

This week we’re cracking out our high school Spanish as we steal a baby, hang with a faun, and bottle a guy in the face, all while discussing Guillermo Del Toro’s 2006 masterpiece ‘Pan’s Labyrinth’ at the request of a patron.

Pan's Labyrinth (Spanish: El laberinto del fauno, lit. 'The Labyrinth of the Faun')...

Dec 2, 2020

It’s fitting that Topher’s return to the show would be a Fincher film! So join us as we write a classic, sneak some booze, and soak in old timey Hollywood while we discuss Netflix’s new biopic - ‘Mank’.

Mank is a 2020 American biographical drama film about writer Herman J. Mankiewicz directed by David Fincher,...