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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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 150. Joker - This Just In (#9) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:11:33

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, and this week with special guest Jenn Gannon, 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 week, Todd Phillips' Joker. In eighties Gotham, a failed clown descends into madness as the city breaks down around him. Garbage builds up in the streets as violence lurks in the alleyways. What kind of a man can survive such a world? At time of recording, it was ranked 9th on the Internet Movie Database's list of the best movies of all-time.

 149. American Beauty - Summer of '99 (#73) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:57:47

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, and this week with special guest Charlene Lydon, 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, continuing our Summer of '99 season, Sam Mendes’ American Beauty. 1999 was a great year for movies, with a host of massively successful (and cult) hits that would define cinema for a next generation: Being John Malkovich, Magnolia, Fight Club, The Green Mile, The Insider, Run, Lola, Run. The Summer of '99 season offers a trip through the year in film on the IMDb's 250. Trapped in a loveless marriage and father to a daughter who wants him dead, Lester Burnham finds himself going through a midlife crisis. In the year leading up to his death, Lester attempts to reconnect with his youth and rediscover the man that he once was before the embers die out for good. At time of recording, it was ranked 73rd on the Internet Movie Database's list of the best movies of all-time.

 148. The Sixth Sense - Summer of '99 (#157) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:53:51

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, and this week with special guest Joe Griffin, 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, continuing our Summer of '99 season, M. Night Shyamalan’s The Sixth Sense. 1999 was a great year for movies, with a host of massively successful (and cult) hits that would define cinema for a next generation: The Blair Witch Project, The Virgin Suicides, Stir of Echoes, Election, The Haunting, Fight Club. The Summer of '99 season offers a trip through the year in film on the IMDb's 250. After discovering that one of his cases has gone spectacularly wrong, child psychologist Malcolm Crowe finds himself drawn to a suspiciously similar case. Cole Sear is a strange and troubled little boy, haunted by something he refuses to articulate. Can Malcolm save this child, and atone for his earlier failure? At time of recording, it was ranked 157th on the Internet Movie Database's list of the best movies of all-time.

 147. The Matrix - Summer of '99 (#18) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:18:22

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, and this week with special guests Grace Duffy and Alex Towers, 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, continuing our Summer of '99 season, Lana and Lilly Wachowski’s The Matrix. 1999 was a great year for movies, with a host of massively successful (and cult) hits that would define cinema for a next generation: 10 Things I Hate About You, The Virgin Suicides, Run Lola Run, Election, Cruel Intentions, Fight Club. The Summer of '99 season offers a trip through the year in film on the IMDb's 250. Thomas Anderson lives a fairly ordinary life; an office drone by day, a computer hacker by night. However, Anderson's life quickly begins to fall apart when he finds himself drawn to a mysterious hacker named Trinity. It soon becomes clear that Anderson's life (and his very reality) is not at all what it appears to be. At time of recording, it was ranked 18th on the Internet Movie Database's list of the worst movies of all-time.

 146. Baby Geniuses - Summer of '99 (-#23) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:41:07

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, and this week with special guest Luke Dunne, 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, continuing our Summer of '99 season, Bob Clark’s Baby Geniuses. 1999 was a great year for movies, with a host of massively successful (and cult) hits that would define cinema for a next generation. It was also home to some of the very worst: Wild Wild West, Jakob the Liar, Bicentennial Man. However, one bad movie towers about all the others. The Summer of '99 season would not be complete without folding in the only film from that year to make the IMDb's storied Bottom 100 list. Underneath a skyscraper in Los Angeles, there is nestled a terrible secret. A sinister laboratory is running grotesque experiments on children, hoping to crack open the key to universal knowledge. Only one person can stop them. One of these so-called "baby geniuses", the self-described "Sly Man", embarks on a rip-roaring race against time to stop the sinister machinations of his evil great aunt. At time of recording, it was ranked 23rd on the Internet Movie Database's list of the worst movies of all-time.

 145. Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels - Summer of '99 (#137) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:58:07

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, and this week with special guests Babu Patel and David Singleton, 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, continuing our Summer of '99 season, Guy Ritchie’s Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels. 1999 was a great year for movies, with a host of massively successful (and cult) hits that would define cinema for a next generation: Being John Malkovich, The Blair Witch Project, Go, Cruel Intentions, American Beauty. The Summer of '99 season offers a trip through the year in film on the IMDb's 250. Four young men in London find themselves in the middle of an elaborate scheme involving half a million bounds, mountains of marijuana, a shady sex shop proprietor, and two antique shotguns. As the situation rapidly escalates outside of their control, can these four young men keep their heads above water? At time of recording, it was ranked 137th on the Internet Movie Database's list of the best movies of all-time.

 144. La Vita è Bella (Life is Beautiful) - Summer of '99 (#26) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:54:14

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, and this week with special guests Ethan Shattock and Gerard Rooney from Disconnected Talk, 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, continuing our Summer of '99 season, Roberto Benigni’s La Vita è Bella. 1999 was a great year for movies, with a host of massively successful (and cult) hits that would define cinema for a next generation: The Matrix, The Blair Witch Project, The Sixth Sense, 10 Things I Hate About You, Fight Club. The Summer of '99 season offers a trip through the year in film on the IMDb's 250. In mid-century Italy, lovable fool Guido embarks on a courtship of the beautiful Dora, a woman far outside of his station. As Italy descends into fascism, Guido hopes that his optimism will allow himself - and his family - to endure in the face of unimaginable evil. At time of recording, it was ranked 26th on the Internet Movie Database's list of the best movies of all-time.

 143. Once Upon Time... in Hollywood - This Just In (#127) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:35:23

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, and this week with special guest Phil Bagnall, 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, Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood. It's February 1969. Everything is changing. Hollywood itself seems to be facing an inevitable collision with the turmoil that has engulfed the rest of the world. Against this backdrop, lives intersect and collide. Returning from the United Kingdom, Sharon Tate moves in next door to washed up fifties western star Rick Dalton, both completely unaware of how profoundly their lives will impact one another. At time of recording, it was ranked 127th on the Internet Movie Database's list of the best movies of all-time.

 142. American History X - Summer of '99 (#34) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:42:35

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, and this week with special guest Charlene Lydon, 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, kicking off our Summer of '99 season, Toby Kaye’s American History X. 1999 was a great year for movies, with a host of massively successful (and cult) hits that would define cinema for a next generation: The Matrix, The Blair Witch Project, The Best Man, Cruel Intentions, Fight Club. The Summer of '99 season offers a trip through the year in film on the IMDb's 250. Danny Vinyard finds himself called to the principal's office after submitting a salacious and controversial essay citing Adolf Hitler as a civil rights hero. There, the school principal Doctor Sweeney sets Derek another assignment: a personally essay exploring his relationship with his white supremacist brother Derek. Derek Vinyard was just released from prison that morning, and is about to discover that putting his life back together will not be as easy as he might have hoped. At time of recording, it was ranked 34th on the Internet Movie Database's list of the best movies of all-time.

 141. Escape Plan 2: Hades - This Just In (-#100) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:43:33

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, and with special guests Babu Patel and Giovanna Rampazzo, This Just In is a subset of The 250 podcast, looking at notable new arrivals on the list of the 100 worst movies of all-time, as voted for by Internet Movie Database Users. This time, Steven C. Miller's Escape Plan 2: Hades. At time of recording, it was ranked 100th on the list of the worst movies of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

 140. Sanjuro - This Just In (#--) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:22:54

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, and with special guest Chris Lavery, 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, Akira Kurusawa's Sanjuro. At time of recording, it was not ranked on the list of the best movies of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

 139. The Lion King (#45) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:23:02

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, and this week with special guests Phil Bagnall and Graham Day, 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, Rob Minkoff and Roger Allers’s The Lion King. The Pridelands have enjoyed a period of sustained peace under the stewardship of the proud king Mustafa. However, Mustafa's young son Simba finds himself embarking upon a journey of self-discovery and adventure as he learns just how fragile happiness can be and just how heavy responsibilities can weigh upon a king. At time of recording, it was ranked 45th on the Internet Movie Database's list of the best movies of all-time.

 138. Trois Couleurs: Rouge (Three Colours: Red) (#246) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:06:09

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, and this week with special guest Phil Bagnall, 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, Krzysztof Kieślowski’s Three Colours: Red. The third installment in the landmark Three Colours trilogy focuses on a strange relationship in mid-nineties Geneva. Valentine is a young student model trying to find direction in her life, who stumbles into the life of a voyeuristic retired judge. The two strike up a strange relationship, discovering just how interconnected their lives are despite the gulf that seems to exist between them. At time of recording, it was ranked 246th on the Internet Movie Database's list of the best movies of all-time.

 137. Toy Story 4 - This Just In (#116) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:32:57

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, Josh Cooley's Toy Story 4. At time of recording, it was ranked 116th on the list of the best movies of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

 136. Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation - Independence Day 2019 (-#45) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:46:47

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, and this week with special guests Jess Dunne and Luke Dunne, 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, Kim Henkel’s Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation. Prom should be the best night of Jenny's life. However, an unexpected detour winds up taking Jenny and three of her friends on an unexpected detour down the back roads of rural Texas. While exploring, the teens stumble upon a horror nestled snugly at the heart of the Lone Star State. At time of recording, it was ranked 45th on the Internet Movie Database's list of the worst movies of all-time.

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