So, it’s been a while, huh?

I’ve been going back and forth on different projects to do since we put the show formerly known as Watch, Read, Listen on more-or-less permanent hiatus. I’m sure some of those will eventually be things, but this is the one that is actually a thing: Catch the Wizard.

While much of the content will be related directly to the works of J.R.R. Tolkien, it’s not just a Tolkien project. Rather, it is centered around Tolkien’s idea of secondary creation, the idea that we live in the primary world and that creator’s make secondary worlds

In this article, I discuss what I think is more important, mystery or character, in stories in general, and The Last Jedi in particular. Read more if you want, but:


One of the criticisms some viewers of Star Wars: The Last Jedi have voiced is that writer/director Rian Johnson threw away the mystery of Rey’s parents set up by J.J. Abrams in The Force Awakens. …

In genuine Watch.Read.Listen. fashion, we are here to give you a considerably late review of the latest DCEU film Justice League. We don’t usually throw up reviews of more current films as we usually leave them for discussions on the podcast. For the benefit of our listeners, I’ve decided to forgo doing that on the next episode that we record, and have decided to quickly jot down my thoughts here.

I’ve read plenty of reviews going into this, and the stand-out thing is that this is a Frankenstein’s Monster of a film. I even brought it up in the first…

The Brother’s Watson begin the first part examing the Samurai films of Akira Kurosawa against the backdrop of the films they inspired/ripped-off. This time they are covering Yojimbo (1961; Directed by Akira Kurosawa)/A Fistful of Dollars(1964; Directed by Sergio Leone/Last Man Standing (1996; Directed by Walter Hill).

This Week (For the Recorded… This was recorded in Late September):


Emery live

It (1990) and It (2017) as well as Stephen King’s original novel IT.


Darkthrone’s Unholy Trilogy (A Blaze in the Northern Sky; 1992, Under a Funeral Moon; 1993, Transilvanian Hunger; 1994)

The Body (band)

mother! (Directed by Darren Aronofsky)

The Watson Brothers conquer October, with Duane, the Underdog, Watson tackling 44 films, to David’s 37. Listen to them chat about what they watched.

But first, Duane goes into seeing mewithYou in Austin, while the boys both discuss John Carpenter’s Anthology album, and the latest from Liam Gallagher “As You Were”. They also chat about Warner Brothers/Amazon contemplating a redo of The Lord of the Rings.

Shoe Coble stops in for a minute to discuss what turns out to be a common fear, and much more!

Listen and enjoy!

Watch.Read.Listen. Theme (Curse These Evil Octopi) written and performed by Duane…

Being fashionably late (at least that’s what we tell ourselves) The Watson Brothers breakdown their third week of October watches. This doesn’t go off the rails, and hopefully, you guys get a kick out of it!

Watch.Read.Listen. Intro Music by Duane Watson, manipulated by David Watson

Music: White Zombie — Electric Head, Pt. 2; Rob Zombie — Return of the Phantom Stranger


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