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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 29, 2021

This week I’m being forced to make a sequel, to a game, based on a movie, based on a dream I once had, as I discuss what is almost the most meta movie of the year ‘Matrix Resurrections’, with the help of David Rosen from the Piecing it Together podcast!

Find David at @bydavidrosen, or his show @PiecingPod on his...

Dec 22, 2021

This week Topher is back and feeling festive, so join us as we head to Dulles, fight a terrorist, and all around yipee-ki-yay while discussing the Christmas-action sequel ‘Die Hard 2’.

Then stick around to the end of the episode to hear one of our oldest patreon exclusive episodes on our top Christmas carols!


Dec 19, 2021

This week I’m facing my greatest enemies I’ve never faced before, but also have, in some weird way, as I chat about the latest entry to the MCU ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ with the help of Dudi from Shaken Not Nerd!

Find Dudi at @Dame_Dudi_Dench, or his show @ShakenNotNerd on his website...

Dec 15, 2021

This week I’m strapped to a car, running from a guy called Joe, and commenting on the loveliness of the day, all while discussing ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ with the help of Paul from The Countdown!

Find Paul and his great show at @thecountdownpc or at

Mad Max: Fury Road is a 2015...

Dec 8, 2021

This week Topher is back, and we’re hunting for some spice, running from some worms, and being all around spectacular, while discussing our most anticipated film of the year - ‘Dune’.

Dune (titled onscreen as Dune: Part One) is a 2021 American epic science fiction film directed by Denis Villeneuve and written by...