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The 250

Summary: A weekly podcast looking at the best and worst films of all-time, as voted for by IMDB users. New episodes typically on a Saturday, 6pm GMT.

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 123. The Sting (#100) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:37:06

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, this week joined by special guest Gerry Mooney, The 250 is a (mostly) weekly trip through some of the best (and worst) movies ever made, as voted for by Internet Movie Database Users. New episodes are released every second Saturday at 6pm GMT, with the occasional bonus episode between them. This time, George Roy Hill's The Sting. When a simple con leads to horrific consequences, amateur con artist Johnny Hooker vows to avenge himself on crime boss Doyle Lonnegan. Enlisting the help of over-the-hill veteran Henry Gondorff and a motley crew of small-time hoods, Hooker sets in motion an elaborate con game with potentially disastrous consequences. At time of recording, it was ranked the 100th best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

 122. Room - St. Patrick's Day 2018, w/ When Irish Eyes Are Watching (#151) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:20:29

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, The 250 is a fortnightly trip through some of the best (and worst) movies ever made, as voted for by Internet Movie Database Users. New episodes are released Saturdays at 6pm GMT. This week, a special crossover episode with When Irish Eyes Are Watching, an Irish film podcast wherein Alex, Clíona and Séan take at a look at films connected to the Emerald Isle. The 250 and When Irish Eyes Are Watching are crossing over for a St. Patrick's Day treat. Lenny Abrahamson’s Room. Jack has spent his entire life within the confines of "Room", the space which comprises the totality of his world. He knows every inch of the ten-by-ten space in which he was raised, in which he lives day-by-day with Ma between visits from Old Nick. However, as Jack turns five, he is forced to confront some uncomfortable realities about the world within which he lives and the world beyond "Room." At time of recording, it was ranked the 151st best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

 121. Guardians of the Galaxy (#248) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:04:04

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, The 250 is a fortnightly trip through some of the best (and worst) movies ever made, as voted for by Internet Movie Database Users. This time, to mark the release of Captain Marvel, James Gunn’s Guardians of the Galaxy. Stealing a mysterious orb from a dead world, Peter Quill become embroiled in a high-stakes plot with galactic repercussions. As time runs out and the threat rises, Quill finds himself forced to assemble a ragtag band of misfits because the galaxy isn't going to save itself. Among that team, Quill finds the deadliest woman in the galaxy, a literal-minded killing machine, a bounty-hunting racoon and his "personal house plant slash muscle." Separately, they are a bunch of failures. Together, they are the Guardians of the Galaxy. At time of recording, it was ranked the 248th best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

 120. Andhadhun - This Just In (#129) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:35:00

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, and this week with special guests Giovanna Rampazzo and Babu Patel, This Just In is a subset of The 250 podcast, looking at notable new arrivals on the list of the 250 best movies of all-time, as voted for by Internet Movie Database Users. This time, Sriram Raghavan's Andhadhun. At time of recording, it was ranked 129th on the list of the best movies of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

 119. Race 3 (-#28) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:27:25

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, and this week with special guest Giovanna Rampazza and Babu Patel, The 250 is a (mostly) weekly trip through some of the best (and worst) movies ever made, as voted for by Internet Movie Database Users. New episodes are released every Saturday at 6pm GMT. This time, Remo D'Souza’s Race 3. They're going back to the ra-aaa-ce. Caught in a violent gang war between two rival arms dealers, Sikander Singh must navigate a web of betrayal to find the truth and to see that justice is done. It's about family. At time of recording, it was ranked 28th on the Internet Movie Database's list of the worst movies of all-time.

 118. The Kid - Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival 2019 (#99) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:16:48

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, The 250 is a fortnightly trip through some of the best (and worst) movies ever made, as voted for by Internet Movie Database Users. New episodes are released every Saturday at 6pm GMT. This week, the pair are joined by Sarah Ahern, the programmer of the Fantastic Flix slate at the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival. This time, Charlie Chaplin’s The Kid. When a wandering tramp discovers an abandoned baby in an alleyway, he takes the young child into his care. The pair forge an unlikely familial bond, living at the margins of society, but it all threatens to unravel when the authorities become involved. At time of recording, it was ranked the 99th best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database. The Kid is being shown as part of the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival. It will be shown in the Lighthouse Cinema, next Saturday 23rd February 2019. Tickets are available online. Any Irish listeners of the podcast interested in watching the film are more than welcome; the film is introduced in broad terms at the start of the podcast.

 117. Before Sunrise - "Two Guys Die Alone 2019" (#204) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:57:26

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, The 250 is a fortnightly trip through some of the best (and worst) movies ever made, as voted for by Internet Movie Database Users. This time, a Valentine's treat. Richard Linklater’s Before Sunrise. An arguing couple on a train unexpectedly bring two much younger people into contact; Jessie is a seemingly cynical American who has found himself bumming around Europe while waiting for a flight home while Celine is a student returning to Paris. On a whim, the two young people decide to spend one magical night together, knowing that it may well be the only time that they ever spend together. At time of recording, it was ranked the 204th best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

 116. Green Book - This Just In (#170) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:33:07

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, This Just In is a subset of The 250 podcast, looking at notable new arrivals on the list of the 250 best movies of all-time, as voted for by Internet Movie Database Users. This time, Peter Farrelly's Green Book. At time of recording, it was ranked 170th on the list of the best movies of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

 115. Roma - This Just In (#--) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:17:00

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, and with special guests Aine O’Connor, This Just In is a subset of The 250 podcast, looking at notable new arrivals on the list of the 250 best movies of all-time, as voted for by Internet Movie Database Users. This time, Alfonso Cuarón’s Roma. At time of recording, it was not ranked on the list of the best movies of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

 114. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse - This Just In (#26) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:08:31

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, and with special guests Graham Day, Luke Dunne and Bríd Martin, This Just In is a subset of The 250 podcast, looking at notable new arrivals on the list of the 250 best movies of all-time, as voted for by Internet Movie Database Users. This time, Peter Ramsey, Robert Persichetti Jr. and Rodney Rothman's Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. At time of recording, it was ranked the 26th best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

 113. Once Upon a Time in America (#70) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:02:54

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, The 250 is a fortnightly trip through some of the best (and worst) movies ever made, as voted for by Internet Movie Database Users. This time, Sergio Leone’s Once Upon a Time in America. Drawn back to New York City from a decades-long exile, retired gangster David "Noodles" Aaronson discovers that the past is not buried nearly as well as he might like. Navigating a complex web of secrets and betrayals, "Noodles" is forced to confront sins past; both his own and those dearest to him. At time of recording, it was ranked the 70th best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

 112. Spice World (-#42) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:04:52

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, and this week with Marianne Cassidy and Grace Duffy, The Bottom 100 is a subset of the fortnightly The 250 podcast, a trip through some of the worst movies ever made, as voted for by Internet Movie Database Users. This time, Bob Spiers’s Spice World.

 111. Beauty and the Beast (#248) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:00:18

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, this week joined by special guest Andy Melhuish, The 250 is a (mostly) weekly trip through some of the best (and worst) movies ever made, as voted for by Internet Movie Database Users. New episodes are released every second Saturday at 6pm GMT, with the occasional bonus episode between them. This time, Gary Trousdale & Kirk Wise's Beauty and the Beast. Once upon a time, a tired traveller came upon an isolated castle. Imprisoned by a foul-humoured beast, the man's daughter was forced to trade her father's freedom for her own. However, over time, the young woman comes to realise that there may something human lurking beneath the creature's monstrous exterior. At time of recording, it was ranked the 248th best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

 110. L.A. Confidential - Christmas 2018 (#107) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:33:05

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, and this week with special guest Phil Bagnall, The 250 is a fortnightly trip through some of the best (and worst) movies ever made, as voted for by Internet Movie Database Users. This time, a Christmas treat. Curtis Hanson’s L.A. Confidential. In fifties Los Angeles, three very different police officers discover their lines of inquiry converging as they uncover a deep and sprawling web of corruption and inequity. At time of recording, it was ranked the 107th best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

 109. Star Wars (#22) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:46:44

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, this week joined by special guests Marianne Cassidy and Grace Duffy, The 250 is a (mostly) weekly trip through some of the best (and worst) movies ever made, as voted for by Internet Movie Database Users. New episodes are released every second Saturday at 6pm GMT, with the occasional bonus episode between them. This time, George Lucas' Star Wars. A long time ago in a galaxy far away, the Empire and the Rebellion struggle for control of the cosmos. Against this backdrop, three unlikely heroes ascend, embarking upon a mythic journey that will reveal dark secrets and promise new hope. At time of recording, it was ranked the 22nd best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

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