57 - Suspiria

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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 (Latin: [sʊsˈpɪria], lit. "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 prestigious dance academy in 1977 Berlin that is run by a coven of witches. Tilda Swinton co-stars in three roles, including as the company's lead choreographer as well as a male psychotherapist who becomes embroiled with the academy. Mia Goth and Chloë Grace Moretz appear in supporting roles as students of the academy, while Angela Winkler, Renée Soutendijk, Ingrid Caven, and Sylvie Testud (among others) portray the academy's matrons. Jessica Harper, the star of the original film, has a cameo role.

56 - Strangers on a Train

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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 Farley Granger, Ruth Roman, and Robert Walker, and features Leo G. Carroll, the director's daughter Pat Hitchcock, and Laura Elliott. It is number 32 on AFI's 100 Years... 100 Thrills.

The story concerns two strangers who meet on a train, a young tennis player and a charming psychopath. The psychopath suggests that because they each want to "get rid" of someone, they should "exchange" murders, and that way neither will be caught. The psychopath commits the first murder, then tries to force the tennis player to complete the bargain.

55 - Halloween (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, while effecting a retcon of all previous sequels.[4] Set 40 years after the original film, the plot follows Laurie Strode as she prepares to face Michael Myers when he returns to Haddonfield, Illinois, after his killing spree on Halloween night in 1978. Jamie Lee Curtis and Nick Castle reprise their roles as Strode and Myers, respectively, with stuntman James Jude Courtney also portraying Myers. The film also stars Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, Will Patton, and Virginia Gardner.

54 - A Star Is Born

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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 their show at http://www.comicconpod.com/countdown/

A Star Is Born is a 2018 American musical romantic drama film produced and directed by Bradley Cooper (in his directorial debut) and written by Cooper, Eric Roth and Will Fetters. A remake of the 1937 film of the same name, it stars Cooper, Lady Gaga, Andrew Dice Clay, Dave Chappelle, and Sam Elliott, and follows a hard-drinking musician (Cooper) who discovers and falls in love with a young singer (Gaga). It marks the fourth remake of the original 1937 film (which was loosely based on the 1932 film What Price Hollywood?), after the 1954 musical, the 1976 rock musical, and the 2013 Bollywood romance film.

53 - First Man

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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 Chandler, Corey Stoll, Ciarán Hinds, Christopher Abbott, Patrick Fugit, and Lukas Haas, and follows the years leading up to the Apollo 11 mission to the Moon in 1969.

52 - Venom

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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 Pictures in association with Marvel.[5] Distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing, it is the first film in Sony's Marvel Universe, adjunct to the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).[a] The film is directed by Ruben Fleischer from a screenplay by Scott Rosenberg, Jeff Pinkner, and Kelly Marcel, and stars Tom Hardy as Eddie Brock / Venom, alongside Michelle Williams, Riz Ahmed, Scott Haze, and Reid Scott. In Venom, journalist Brock gains superpowers after being bound to an alien symbiote whose species plans to invade Earth.

51 - Mandy / The Predator

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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 premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival on January 19, 2018, and was theatrically released on September 14, 2018 by RLJE Films. Mandy received critical acclaim, with praise directed at the action sequences and Cage's performance.

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

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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 our personal favourite shows where two best friends from Perth battle each other to come up with the best top 10 list of a selected film or TV related topic. You can find Paul and his hilarious show at http://comicconpod.com/countdown

The Fast and the Furious (colloquial: Fast & Furious) is an American media franchise based on a series of action films that is largely concerned with illegal street racing, heists and espionage, and includes material in various other media that depicts characters and situations from the films. Distributed by Universal Pictures, the series was established with the 2001 film titled The Fast and the Furious; this was followed by seven sequels, two short films that tie into the series, and as of May 2017, it has become Universal's biggest franchise of all time, currently the sixth-highest-grossing film series of all time with a combined gross of over $5 billion.
 

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

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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 come from:

Toffa, from the Master Debaters Podcast, the most popular comedy podcast from the midlands and the saltiest podcast in the world. Find the only show that asks the questions nobody else will ask at http://radiomisfits.com/podcasts/masterdebaters

and

Chris of the More Gooder Than podcast, another great film show that is definitely worth checking out. You can find Chris' show at http://mgtpodcast.com

and

Daniel and Dean from the IMDB Journey Podcast, two funny lads from Melbourne who are working through every film on the IMDB Top 250. We've had a great time guesting on their show, and it's well worth finding at https://player.whooshkaa.com/shows/the-imdb-journey

The Fast and the Furious (colloquial: Fast & Furious) is an American media franchise based on a series of action films that is largely concerned with illegal street racing, heists and espionage, and includes material in various other media that depicts characters and situations from the films. Distributed by Universal Pictures, the series was established with the 2001 film titled The Fast and the Furious; this was followed by seven sequels, two short films that tie into the series, and as of May 2017, it has become Universal's biggest franchise of all time, currently the sixth-highest-grossing film series of all time with a combined gross of over $5 billion.

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

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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 LongBox podcast. A great show all about pop culture, movies, and comics, which can be found at http://totlb.com

and

Drew from the Reel Feels podcast, a fortnightly show which looks at films across all genres. You can find it at http://reelfeelspodcast.podbean.com 

The Fast and the Furious (colloquial: Fast & Furious) is an American media franchise based on a series of action films that is largely concerned with illegal street racing, heists and espionage, and includes material in various other media that depicts characters and situations from the films. Distributed by Universal Pictures, the series was established with the 2001 film titled The Fast and the Furious; this was followed by seven sequels, two short films that tie into the series, and as of May 2017, it has become Universal's biggest franchise of all time, currently the sixth-highest-grossing film series of all time with a combined gross of over $5 billion.

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

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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 drinking game rules come from:

Hannah of the Boozy movies podcast. You can check out her great show at http://www.boozymovies.com

and

Sam and Stacey of the Movie Reviews in 20 Q's podcast. A personal favourite which both Billy and Topher have guested on. You can check them out at http://mritqs.podbean.com

and

Julio of The Contrarians podcast, the show that rages against the rotten tomatoes machine. You can find Julio and his awesome show at http://wearethecontrarians.com

The Fast and the Furious (colloquial: Fast & Furious) is an American media franchise based on a series of action films that is largely concerned with illegal street racing, heists and espionage, and includes material in various other media that depicts characters and situations from the films. Distributed by Universal Pictures, the series was established with the 2001 film titled The Fast and the Furious; this was followed by seven sequels, two short films that tie into the series, and as of May 2017, it has become Universal's biggest franchise of all time, currently the sixth-highest-grossing film series of all time with a combined gross of over $5 billion.

49 - Notting Hill (w/ Beth)

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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 by Duncan Kenworthy and directed by Roger Michell. The film stars Hugh Grant, Julia Roberts, Rhys Ifans, Emma Chambers, Tim McInnerny, Gina McKee, and Hugh Bonneville.

48 - BlacKkKlansman

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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, Laura Harrier, and Topher Grace. Set in 1970s Colorado Springs, the plot follows the first African-American detective in the Colorado Springs police department, who sets out to infiltrate and expose the local chapter of the Ku Klux Klan.

47 - The Meg

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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 Alten. The film stars Jason Statham, Li Bingbing, Rainn Wilson, Ruby Rose, Winston Chao, Cliff Curtis and Jessica McNamee and follows a group of scientists who encounter a 75-foot-long (23 m) megalodon shark while on a rescue mission at the floor of the Pacific Ocean.

46 - Princess Mononoke (Mononoke-hime)

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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 Network and Dentsu, and distributed by Toho. The film stars the voices of Yōji Matsuda, Yuriko Ishida, Yūko Tanaka, Kaoru Kobayashi, Masahiko Nishimura, Tsunehiko Kamijo, Akihiro Miwa, Mitsuko Mori and Hisaya Morishige, while the English cast includesBilly Crudup, Tara Strong, Minie Driver, Billy Bob Thornton, John DeMita, John DiMagio, Gilian Anderson and Jada Pinket Smith.

45 - Mission: Impossible - Fallout

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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 Rogue Nation (2015), making him the first person to direct more than one film in the franchise. The cast includes Tom Cruise, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson, Sean Harris, Michelle Monaghan and Alec Baldwin, all of whom reprise their roles from previous films, along with Henry Cavill and Angela Bassett, who join the franchise. In the film, Ethan Hunt (Cruise) and his team must track down stolen plutonium while being monitored by a CIA agent (Cavill) after a mission goes awry.

44 - 2001: A Space Odyssey

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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 Space Odyssey, written concurrently with the screenplay, was published soon after the film was released. The film, which follows a voyage to Jupiter with the sentient computer HAL after the discovery of a mysterious black monolith affecting human evolution, deals with themes of existentialism, human evolution, technology, artificial intelligence, and the possibility of the existence of extraterrestrial life.

43 - Skyscraper

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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[2] 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 a former FBI agent who must rescue his family from a newly built skyscraper – the tallest in the world – after it is taken over by criminals and set on fire. The first non-comedy of Thurber's career, it also marks his second collaboration with Johnson, following Central Intelligence (2016).

42 - Child's Play

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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 Play series and the first installment to feature the character Chucky. It stars Catherine Hicks, Dinah Manoff, Chris Sarandon, Alex Vincent, and Brad Dourif. Hicks plays a widowed mother who gives her son a doll for his birthday, unaware that the doll is possessed by the soul of an infamous serial killer.

41 - Ant-Man and the Wasp

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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 the twentieth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The film is directed by Peyton Reed and written by the writing teams of Chris McKenna and Erik Sommers, and Paul Rudd, Andrew Barrer, and Gabriel Ferrari. It stars Rudd as Lang and Evangeline Lilly as Van Dyne, alongside Michael Peña, Walton Goggins, Bobby Cannavale, Judy Greer, Tip "T.I." Harris, David Dastmalchian, Hannah John-Kamen, Abby Ryder Fortson, Randall Park, Michelle Pfeiffer, Laurence Fishburne, and Michael Douglas. In Ant-Man and the Wasp, the titular pair work with Hank Pym to retrieve Janet van Dyne from the quantum realm.