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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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 130. (i) Mary and Max (#177) - Interview with Adam Elliot and Andy Hazel | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:18:05

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. This weekend, we'll be discussing Adam Elliot's Mary and Max with the wonderful Andy Hazel. However, Andy actually managed to sit down with director Adam Elliot to discuss the film and his career in general. It's a fun and wide-ranging discussion, covering a host of topics from the writer-director's influences to his future plans to the film's place on the list and even the difficulty securing international distribution. We hope you enjoy, and join us again on Saturday for our discussion of the film itself with Andy.

 129. Avengers: Endgame - This Just In (#6) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:29:00

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, and this week with special guest Tony Black, 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, Joe and Anthony Russo's Avengers: Endgame. At time of recording, it was ranked 6th on the list of the best movies of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

 128. The Avengers (-#68) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:55:43

128. The Avengers (-#68) by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney

 127. Akira - Anime April 2019 (#249) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:23:56

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney and with special guests Graham Day and Marianne Cassidy, 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 year, we are proud to continue the tradition of Anime April, a fortnight looking at two of the animated Japanese films on the list. This year, we watched a double feature of Hayao Miyazaki's Kaze no tani no Naushika and Katsuhiro Ôtomo's Akira. This week, the first part of the double bill, Akira, set in the then-distant future of 2019. In the streets of Neo-Tokyo, an entire generation is left to fend for itself. Against a backdrop of reckless violence and urban chaos, as the city seems ready to burn to the ground around them, teenagers Tetsuo and Kaneda have forged a friendship rooted in desperation and necessity. However, everything changes when Tetsuo has a fleeting encounter with a strange child, and opens doors to possibilities that were previously unimaginable. At time of recording, it was ranked the 249th best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

 126. Kaze no tani no Naushika (Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind) - Anime April 2019 (#216) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:27:41

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney and with special guests Graham Day and Marianne Cassidy, 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 year, we are proud to continue the tradition of Anime April, a fortnight looking at two of the animated Japanese films on the list. This year, we watched a double feature of Hayao Miyazaki's Kaze no tani no Naushika and Katsuhiro Ôtomo's Akira. This week, the first part of the double bill, Kaze no tani no Naushika, celebrating its thirty-fifth anniversary. Unofficially and retroactively folded into the Studio Ghibli canon, Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind was only Hayao Miyazaki's second film. Nevertheless, it demonstrated remarkable confidence. It also signalled a lot of the director's interests, with its tale of a strong young woman navigating the aftermath of a horrific environmental disaster and trying to prevent a new war from breaking out. At time of recording, it was ranked the 217th best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

 125. V for Vendetta (#153) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:14:16

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 second Saturday at 6pm GMT, with the occasional bonus episode between them. This time, James McTiegue's V for Vendetta. Accosted by "finger men" for breaking curfew, Evey Hammond is rescued by a mysterious stranger who only introduces himself as "V." As Evey finds herself drawn deeper into the world of this violent vaudevillian figure and as she discovers more and more of his plot to topple the country's totalitarian regime, Evey finds herself wonder whether this masked figure is a vigilante or villain. At time of recording, it was ranked the 153rd best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

 124.(i) Twin Peaks: The Return - This Just In/Daffodil Day/April Fool's Day 2019 (#∞) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:59:25

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 I. "Home." This hour, Richard Drumm (HeadStuff, Quantum of Friendship) and Niall Glynn join us to talk about nostalgia and Twin Peaks: The Return.

 124.(ii) Twin Peaks: The Return - This Just In/Daffodil Day/April Fool's Day 2019 (#∞) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:53:15

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 I. "... fire, walk with me." This hour, Richard Drumm (HeadStuff, Quantum of Friendship) and Niall Glynn stick with us to discuss the history of Twin Peaks and David Lynch's controversial and divisive feature film adaptation, Fire Walk With Me.

 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.

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