39 - Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

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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 entry to the Jurassic Park franchise 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom'.

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is a 2018 American science fiction adventure film and the sequel to Jurassic World (2015). Directed by J. A. Bayona and written by Colin Treverrow and Derek Conolly. Set on the fictional Central American island of Isla Nublar, off the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, it follows Owen Grady and Claire Dearing as they rescue the remaining dinosaurs on the island before a volcanic eruptiondestroys it. Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, B. D. Wong, and Jeff Goldblum reprise their roles from previous films in the series, with Rafe Spall, Justice Smith, Daniella Pineda, James Cromwell, Toby Jones, Ted Levine, Isabella Sermon, and Geraldine Chaplin joining the cast.

38 - Incredibles 2

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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 'The Incredibles' - 'Incredibles 2'.

Incredibles 2 is a 2018 American 3D computer-animated superhero film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Pictures. Written and directed by Brad Bird, it is the sequel to 2004's The Incredibles. The plot follows the Parr family as they balance regaining the public's trust of superheroes with their civilian family life, only to combat a new foe who seeks to turn the populace against all supers. The film stars Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell and Samuel L. Jackson, who reprise their roles from the first film, while newcomers to the cast include Huck Milner, Bob Odenkirk, Catherine Keener and Jonathan Banks.

37 - Ocean's 8 / Hereditary

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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 'Hereditary'.

Ocean's 8 is a 2018 American heist comedy film directed by Gary Ross and written by Ross and Olivia Milch. The film is a spin-off from Steven Soderbergh's Ocean's trilogy and features an ensemble cast, including Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Awkwafina, Rihanna, and Helena Bonham Carter. The plot follows a group of women, led by Debbie Ocean, the estranged sister of Danny Ocean, who plans on robbing the Met Gala.

36 - John Carter (w/ Beth)

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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 Carter". This week we're once again joined by friend of the show Beth, in order to bring a breath of fresh air to our white male echo chamber.

John Carter is a 2012 American science fiction action film directed by Andrew Stanton from a screenplay written by Stanton, Mark Andrews, and Michael Chabon, based on A Princess of Mars, the first book in the Barsoom series of novels by Edgar Rice Burroughs. John Carter stars Taylor Kitsch, Lynn Collins, Samantha Morton, Mark Strong, Ciarán Hinds, Dominic West, James Purefoy, and Willem Dafoe. The film chronicles the first interplanetary adventure of John Carter and his attempts to mediate civil unrest amongst the warring kingdoms of Barsoom.

 

35 - Sphere

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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’.

Sphere is a 1998 American science fiction psychological thriller film directed and produced by Barry Levinson and starring Dustin Hoffman, Sharon Stone, and Samuel L. Jackson. Sphere was based on the 1987 novel of the same name by Michael Crichton.

34 - Solo: A Star Wars Story

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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'.

Solo: A Star Wars Story, or simply Solo, is a 2018 American space Western film directed by Ron Howard and based on the Star Wars character Han Solo. It was produced by Lucasfilm and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is the second of the Star Wars anthology films, following 2016's Rogue One. A stand-alone installment set prior to the events of A New Hope, it explores the early adventures of Han Solo and Chewbacca, who also meet a young Lando Calrissian, as they are involved in a heist within the criminal underworld. The film stars Alden Ehrenreich as Solo, alongside Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Joonas Suotamo, and Paul Bettany.

33 - Deadpool 2

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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'.

Deadpool 2 is a 2018 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Deadpool, distributed by 20th Century Fox. It is the eleventh installment in the X-Men film series, and a sequel to the 2016 film Deadpool. The film is directed by David Leitch from a script by Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick, and Ryan Reynolds, with Reynolds starring in the title role alongside Josh Brolin, Morena Baccarin, Julian Dennison, Zazie Beetz, T.J. Miller, Brianna Hildebrand, and Jack Kesy. In the film, Deadpool forms the team X-Force to protect a young mutant from Cable.

 

32 - Tully

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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 directed by Jason Reitman and written by Diablo Cody. The film stars Charlize Theron, Mackenzie Davis, Mark Duplass, and Ron Livingston, and follows the friendship between a mother of three and her nanny. It is the fourth collaboration between Reitman and Cody, following Juno (2007), Jennifer's Body (2009), and Young Adult (2011), the last of which also starred Theron.

31 - The Shawshank Redemption

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Welcome to Episode 31 of We Watched A Thing.

This week 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 Shawshank Redemption'.

The Shawshank Redemption is a 1994 American drama film written and directed by Frank Darabont, based on the 1982 Stephen King novella Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption, and starring Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler, Clancy Brown and James Whitmore.

30 - Unsane

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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 'Unsane'.

Unsane is a 2018 American psychological horror film shot, edited, and directed by Steven Soderbergh and written by Jonathan Bernstein and James Greer. The film stars Claire Foy, Joshua Leonard, Jay Pharoah, Juno Temple, Aimee Mullins, and Amy Irving, and follows a woman confined to a mental institution after she is pursued by a stalker. The film was shot entirely on the iPhone 7 Plus.

29 - Avengers: Infinity War

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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 blockbuster 'Avengers: Infinity War'

Avengers: Infinity War is a 2018 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team the Avengers, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is the sequel to 2012's The Avengers and 2015's Avengers: Age of Ultron, and the nineteenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The film is directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, with a screenplay by the writing team of Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely, and features an ensemble cast including Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Don Cheadle, Tom Holland, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Danai Gurira, Letitia Wright, Dave Bautista, Zoe Saldana, Josh Brolin, and Chris Pratt. In Avengers: Infinity War, the Avengers join forces with the Guardians of the Galaxy to stop Thanos from amassing the all-powerful Infinity Stones.

28 - Blockers (w/ Beth)

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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, sister, and ranting feminist, Beth.

Blockers is a 2018 American sex comedy film directed by Kay Cannon (in her directorial debut) and written by Brian Kehoe, Jim Kehoe, Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg, and Eben Russell. The film stars Leslie Mann, Ike Barinholtz, and John Cena as a trio of parents who try to stop their daughters (Kathryn Newton, Geraldine Viswanathan, and Gideon Adlon) from each losing her virginity on prom night.

27 - A Quiet Place

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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 is a 2018 American horror film directed by John Krasinski, who also stars alongside Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds, and Noah Jupe. The screenplay was written by Krasinski, Bryan Woods, and Scott Beck, based on a story by Woods and Beck.

26 - Ready Player One

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 'Ready Player One'.

Directed by Spielberg, and written by Zak Penn and Ernest Cline based on Cline's 2011 book, Ready Player One tells the story of Wade Wotts, a young man on a quest to find an easter egg hidden inside a virtual world by it's creator. Starring Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, Lena Waithe, Simon Pegg, and Mark Rylance.

25 - Pacific Rim: Uprising

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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 into the CGI and design of the film, the best way to sneak alcohol into the cinema, and why wombats are the most amazing creatures on earth.

Pacific Rim: Uprising is directed by Steven S. DeKnight and written by DeKnight, Emily Carmichael, Kira Snyder, and T.S. Nowlin. Starring John Boyega, Scott Eastwood, Cailee Spaeny, Jing Tian, Adria Arjona, and Zhang Jin, with Rinko Kikuchi, and Charlie Day.

24 - Tomb Raider / Annihilation

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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, as we discuss Roar Uthaug's brand new video game movie / franchise reboot "Tomb Raider", starring Alicia Vikander, Dominic West and Walton Goggins, a movie which Topher didn't end up seeing.

Then it's off to the shimmer, where we'll be searching for a lighthouse and fighting crocodiles, while chatting about Alex Garland's straight-to-netflix release "Annihilation", starring Natalie Portman, Oscar Isaac, Tessa Thompson, Benedict Wong, Gina Rodriguez, and Jennifer Jason Leigh, a film that Billy never got to watch.

23 - Oscars 2018 Recap / The Square

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Welcome to Episode 23 of We Watched A Thing.

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? Did we think Jimmy Kimmel totally smashed it, or fell short?

Then stay with us as we praise piles of gravel as post-modern art, blow up little beggar girls, and gush over just how much we are absolutely and totally in love with Elizabeth Moss, all while discussing 2017's Cannes Film Festival Darling 'The Square'. Written and directed by Ruben Ostlund and winner of the Palme d'Or.

22 - Red Sparrow

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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 "Red Sparrow", written by Justin Haythe and directed by Francis Lawrence. Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton, and Jeremy Irons.

21 - Oscars Preview

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 show will be changing it's name to 'We Watched A Thing', so look for that in the coming weeks.

20 - The Golden Voyage of Sinbad

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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 work, the charisma (or lack there of) of John Phillip Law, who plays Sinbad, and whether or not the use of dark magic will create constipation for the user. That's right, we're watching 1973's 'The Golden Voyage of Sinbad'. Could this be the most divisive adventure the Bears have ever had?