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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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 93. Reservoir Dogs (#76) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:25:02

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, Quentin Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs. Following a disastrous botched jewellery heist, what remains of a criminal gang meets at an abandoned warehouse. Unsure of who to trust and unable to determine what went wrong, these violent men quickly turn on one another while navigating a complex web of shifting loyalties. At time of recording, it was ranked the 76th best movie of all-time on the Internet Movie Database.

 92. The Prestige (#49) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:30:10

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, with the occasional bonus episode thrown in. This time, Christopher Nolan’s The Prestige. On the cusp of the twentieth century, an obsession brews between two magicians. Alfred Borden and Robert Angier compete to surpass one another on the London stage; lives will be lost, illusions will be shattered, and reality itself might fray along the edges. At time of recording, it was ranked the 49th best movie of all-time on the Internet Movie Database.

 91. El secreto de sus ojos (The Secret in Their Eyes) (#136) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:34:43

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, and this week with special guest Aine O'Connor, 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, Juan José Campanella’s El secreto de sus ojos. Prompted by a desire to bring closure to an old case, retired detective Benjamín Espósito sets out to write a novel documenting his experiences during the turbulent seventies. Prying into his earlier investigation reawakens painful memories, and powerful emotions. At time of recording, it was ranked the 136th best movie of all-time on the Internet Movie Database.

 90. Incredibles 2 - This Just In (#183) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:04:14

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, and with special guests Graham Day and Marianne Cassidy, 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, Brad Bird’s Incredibles 2. At time of recording, it was ranked the 183rd best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

 88. Back to the Future (#44) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:07:43

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, and this week with special guest Kieran Gillen, 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, Robert Zemeckis’ Back to the Future. Marty McFly is just a regular teenager, until he finds himself thrown back in time to the mid-fifties. Accidentally disrupting the first meeting of his parents, Marty must reunite their teenage selves before he is erased from existence. At time of recording, it was ranked the 44th best movie of all-time on the Internet Movie Database.

 87. La battaglia di Algeri (Battle of Algiers) (#--) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:06:14

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, with the occasional bonus episode thrown in. This time, Gillo Pontecorvo’s La battaglia di Algeri. Unfolding primarily between November 1954 and December 1957, La battaglia di Algeri follows the chaos in the streets of Aligers as revolutionary nationalist forces struggle against the control of the French colonial forces. At time of recording, it was not actually ranked on the Internet Movie Database, having dropped out between its selection as a film to be covered and the recording of the of the episode.

 86. Mister Smith Goes to Washington - Independence Day 2018 (#147) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:08:42

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, an Independence Day treat. Frank Capra’s Mister Smith Goes to Washington. Local activist and unlikely politician Jefferson Smith finds himself appointed to represent his great state in the United States Senate. However, while trying to ensure a fair deal for his constituents, Smith soon finds his faith in democracy threatened as he figures out how the institutions actually work. At time of recording, it was ranked the 147th best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

 85. Forrest Gump (#12) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:08:00

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, Robert Zemeckis’ Forrest Gump. Forrest Gump is an unremarkable man who has lived the most remarkable of lives, a feather caught in the breeze of history. From his childhood in Mississippi through the turbulence of the sixties and seventies, Forrest Gump lives a life that intersects repeatedly with the biggest moments of the twentieth century, having a profound and unspoken effect upon the course of history. At time of recording, it was ranked the 12th best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

 83. United Passions - World Cup 2018 (-#55) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:05:16

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, and this week with special guests Chris Lavery and Babu Patel, 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, to mark the launch of the World Cup 2018, Frédéric Auburtin’s United Passions.

 82. Yojimbo (#113) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:50:42

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney and this week with special guest Chris Lavery, 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, Akira Kurosawa’s Yojimbo. A wandering masterless samurai arrives in a small town divided between two rival gangs. Cannily and skillfully manipulating these opposing forces, the samurai sets about ensuring that he might be the only winner in this bitter turf war. At time of recording, it was ranked the 113th best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

 81. Django Unchained (#61) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:29:33

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, Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained. A "Southern" set against the backdrop of the southern states in the lead-up to the Civil War. Freed by the German bounty hunter King Schultz, Django embarks upon a mission to free his wife Broomhilda from the clutches of slave-owner Calvin Candie. Together, Schultz and Django find themselves entering the heart of darkness. At time of recording, it was ranked the 61st best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

 80. Deadpool 2 - This Just In (#183) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:06:01

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney and with special guest Graham Day, 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, David Leitch's Deadpool 2. At time of recording, it was ranked the 183rd best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

 79. Mandariinid (Tangerines) - This Just In (#247) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:12:49

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney and with special guests Jason Coyle and Ronan Doyle, 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, Zaza Urushadze's Mandariinid. At time of recording, it was ranked the 247th best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

 78. The Grand Budapest Hotel (#192) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:19:17

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney and this week with special guests Stacy Grouden and Charlene Lydon, and featuring 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, with the occasional bonus episode thrown in. This time, Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel. The Grand Budapest Hotel is a glorious ruin on the continent of Europe. A visiting author happens to strike up a conversation with the establishment's owner, who crafts an epic and heartwarming tale of love, murder and scandal against the backdrop of the chaotic mid-twentieth century. At time of recording, it was ranked the 192nd best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

 77. Avengers: Infinity War - This Just In (#10) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:48:14

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, and this time with 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, Anthony Russo and Joe Russo's Avengers: Infinity War.

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