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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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 124.(iii) Twin Peaks: The Return - This Just In/Daffodil Day/April Fool's Day 2019 (#∞) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:56:26

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren 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 Saturday at 6pm GMT, with the occasional bonus episode thrown in. This time, a special treat: David Lynch’s Twin Peaks: The Return. Twenty-five years after Special Agent Dale Cooper disappeared from the small town of Twin Peaks in Washington, a series of strange occurrances suggest that mysterious forces are still playing a dangerous game on the mortal plane. What connects a secret FBI task force, a sinister crime lord, an isolated rural community, a set of Las Vegas gangsters, a strange glass cube in New York, and a strange murder in South Dakota? It's happening again. At time of recording, it was ranked the ∞th best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database. Part III. "Damn Good Coffee." This hour, Caryna Camerino (the Camerino Bakery) joins us to talk about the importance of food (and coffee!) in Twin Peaks.

 124.(iv) Twin Peaks: The Return - This Just In/Daffodil Day/April Fool's Day 2019 (#∞) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:12:54

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren 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 Saturday at 6pm GMT, with the occasional bonus episode thrown in. This time, a special treat: David Lynch’s Twin Peaks: The Return. Twenty-five years after Special Agent Dale Cooper disappeared from the small town of Twin Peaks in Washington, a series of strange occurrances suggest that mysterious forces are still playing a dangerous game on the mortal plane. What connects a secret FBI task force, a sinister crime lord, an isolated rural community, a set of Las Vegas gangsters, a strange glass cube in New York, and a strange murder in South Dakota? It's happening again. At time of recording, it was ranked the ∞th best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database. Part IV. “We’re in the version layer.” This hour, actors Amy Shiels (Candie) and Owain Rhys Davies (Agent Wilson) join us to talk about their work with David Lynch on Twin Peaks: The Return.

 124.(v) Twin Peaks: The Return - This Just In/Daffodil Day/April Fool's Day 2019 (#∞) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:46:26

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren 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 Saturday at 6pm GMT, with the occasional bonus episode thrown in. This time, a special treat: David Lynch’s Twin Peaks: The Return. Twenty-five years after Special Agent Dale Cooper disappeared from the small town of Twin Peaks in Washington, a series of strange occurrances suggest that mysterious forces are still playing a dangerous game on the mortal plane. What connects a secret FBI task force, a sinister crime lord, an isolated rural community, a set of Las Vegas gangsters, a strange glass cube in New York, and a strange murder in South Dakota? It's happening again. At time of recording, it was ranked the ∞th best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database. Part V. “This is the man I told you about.” This hour, Charlene Lydon (Element Pictures, the Lighthouse Cinema) joins us to talk about masculinity, the three Coopers... and Wally Brando.

 124.(vi) Twin Peaks: The Return - This Just In/Daffodil Day/April Fool's Day 2019 (#∞) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:14

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren 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 Saturday at 6pm GMT, with the occasional bonus episode thrown in. This time, a special treat: David Lynch’s Twin Peaks: The Return. Twenty-five years after Special Agent Dale Cooper disappeared from the small town of Twin Peaks in Washington, a series of strange occurrances suggest that mysterious forces are still playing a dangerous game on the mortal plane. What connects a secret FBI task force, a sinister crime lord, an isolated rural community, a set of Las Vegas gangsters, a strange glass cube in New York, and a strange murder in South Dakota? It's happening again. At time of recording, it was ranked the ∞th best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database. Part VI. “Not where it counts, buddy!” This hour, Donald Clarke (film critic at The Irish Times) joins us to talk about the career of David Lynch, and to count us through his top ten David Lynch films.

 124.(vii) Twin Peaks: The Return - This Just In/Daffodil Day/April Fool's Day 2019 (#∞) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:49:49

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren 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 Saturday at 6pm GMT, with the occasional bonus episode thrown in. This time, a special treat: David Lynch’s Twin Peaks: The Return. Twenty-five years after Special Agent Dale Cooper disappeared from the small town of Twin Peaks in Washington, a series of strange occurrances suggest that mysterious forces are still playing a dangerous game on the mortal plane. What connects a secret FBI task force, a sinister crime lord, an isolated rural community, a set of Las Vegas gangsters, a strange glass cube in New York, and a strange murder in South Dakota? It's happening again. At time of recording, it was ranked the ∞th best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database. Part VII. “A glass box.” This hour, Brian Lloyd (film critic at Entertainment.ie) and Jenn Gannon (The Irish Times/Today FM/State.ie) join us to debate whether Twin Peaks: The Return is film, television, or something else entirely.

 124.(viii) Twin Peaks: The Return - This Just In/Daffodil Day/April Fool's Day 2019 (#∞) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:20

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren 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 Saturday at 6pm GMT, with the occasional bonus episode thrown in. This time, a special treat: David Lynch’s Twin Peaks: The Return. Twenty-five years after Special Agent Dale Cooper disappeared from the small town of Twin Peaks in Washington, a series of strange occurrances suggest that mysterious forces are still playing a dangerous game on the mortal plane. What connects a secret FBI task force, a sinister crime lord, an isolated rural community, a set of Las Vegas gangsters, a strange glass cube in New York, and a strange murder in South Dakota? It's happening again. At time of recording, it was ranked the ∞th best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database. Part VIII. “Gotta light?” In the only hour of the podcast specifically dedicated to a single hour of The Return, Jay Coyle (Scannain) and Phil Bagnall (Scannain) join us to talk about the already legendary eighth episode of the third season of Twin Peaks.

 124.(ix) Twin Peaks: The Return - This Just In/Daffodil Day/April Fool's Day 2019 (#∞) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:58:07

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren 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 Saturday at 6pm GMT, with the occasional bonus episode thrown in. This time, a special treat: David Lynch’s Twin Peaks: The Return. Twenty-five years after Special Agent Dale Cooper disappeared from the small town of Twin Peaks in Washington, a series of strange occurrances suggest that mysterious forces are still playing a dangerous game on the mortal plane. What connects a secret FBI task force, a sinister crime lord, an isolated rural community, a set of Las Vegas gangsters, a strange glass cube in New York, and a strange murder in South Dakota? It's happening again. At time of recording, it was ranked the ∞th best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database. Part IX. “Next on the Roadhouse playlist…” This hour, Cian (Selected) joins us to break down the music of Twin Peaks: The Return, including the general aesthetic, some aural highlights, and the question of how exactly the Roadhouse books "The" Nine Inch Nails.

 124.(x) Twin Peaks: The Return - This Just In/Daffodil Day/April Fool's Day 2019 (#∞) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:52:05

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren 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 Saturday at 6pm GMT, with the occasional bonus episode thrown in. This time, a special treat: David Lynch’s Twin Peaks: The Return. Twenty-five years after Special Agent Dale Cooper disappeared from the small town of Twin Peaks in Washington, a series of strange occurrances suggest that mysterious forces are still playing a dangerous game on the mortal plane. What connects a secret FBI task force, a sinister crime lord, an isolated rural community, a set of Las Vegas gangsters, a strange glass cube in New York, and a strange murder in South Dakota? It's happening again. At time of recording, it was ranked the ∞th best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database. Part X. “What’s going on around here?” This hour, Jay Coyle (Scannain) and Phil Bagnall (Scannain) return to ask whether Twin Peaks: The Return has to make sense, and if maybe part of the appeal is that it doesn't always neatly explain itself.

 124.(xi) Twin Peaks: The Return - This Just In/Daffodil Day/April Fool's Day 2019 (#∞) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:24

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren 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 Saturday at 6pm GMT, with the occasional bonus episode thrown in. This time, a special treat: David Lynch’s Twin Peaks: The Return. Twenty-five years after Special Agent Dale Cooper disappeared from the small town of Twin Peaks in Washington, a series of strange occurrances suggest that mysterious forces are still playing a dangerous game on the mortal plane. What connects a secret FBI task force, a sinister crime lord, an isolated rural community, a set of Las Vegas gangsters, a strange glass cube in New York, and a strange murder in South Dakota? It's happening again. At time of recording, it was ranked the ∞th best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database. Part XI. “… is that one of the Marx Brothers?” As the clock strikes midnight, Jay Coyle (Scannain) and Phil Bagnall (Scannain) stick around for one last hour to discuss the pacing and tone of Twin Peaks: The Return, and the internal thematic logic that holds it all together.

 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.

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