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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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  • Artist: Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney
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 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.

 108. Slender Man - This Just In (-#57) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:53:58

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, This Just In is a subset of the fortnightly The 250 podcast, looking at notable new arrivals on the list of the 250 best(and the 100 worst) movies of all-time, as voted for by Internet Movie Database Users. This time, Sylvain White’s Slender Man.

 107. Cidade de Deus (City of God) (#20) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:58:21

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 Saturday at 6pm GMT. This time, Fernando Meirelles and Kátia Lund's Cidade de Deus. Over three decades in the eponymous Brazilian slum, lives intersect and collide amid poverty and criminality. A young by named "Rocket" tries to navigate - and account for - the fickle winds of chance in a turbulent urban environment. At time of recording, it was ranked the 20th best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

 106. Fifty Shades of Grey (-#91) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:56:14

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, Sam Taylor Johnson’s Fifty Shades of Grey.

 105. Bohemian Rhapsody - This Just In (#123) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:24:54

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, and with special guests Marianne Cassidy and Luke Dunne, 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, Bryan Singer and Dexter Fletcher's Bohemian Rhapsody. At time of recording, it was ranked the 123rd best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

 104. Double Indemnity - w/ The Movie Palace (#88) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:59:00

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 The Movie Palace Podcast, a film podcast hosted by Carl Sweeney taking a look at the classics of Hollywood's golden age. Carl suggested a crossover episode taking a look at the list, and particularly some of the classic movies listed on it. So this week, Billy Wilder's Double Indemnity. Regarded as one of the earliest codifiers of film noir and one of the strongest examples of the form, Double Indemnity is the tale of door-to-door insurance salesman Walter Neff. Through chance, Neff wanders into the life of a young wife by the name of Phyllis Dietrichson. When they get together, it's murder. At time of recording, it was ranked the 88th best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

 103. The 250 Anniversary Special 2018 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:40:55

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. This week, to mark the podcast's two-year anniversary and passing the one-hundred-episode threshold, we decided to bring back as many of the guests from the second year as possible. So, joining Andrew and Darren on this podcast are: Tony Black, who recorded Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 and Avengers: Infinity War Marianne Cassidy, who recorded Wonder Woman, Your Name, Grave of the Fireflies, My Neighbour Totoro and Incredibles 2 Jay Coyle, who recorded Dunkirk, Blade Runner 2049, Tangerines and Inception Ronan Doyle, who recorded Tangerines Grace Duffy, who recorded Get Out, Ah-ga-ssi (The Handmaiden), The Force Awakens, Singin' in the Rain, Touch of Evil and Inception Luke Dunne, who recorded Mission: Impossible - Fallout Jack Hodges, who recorded Into the Wild Charlene Lydon, who recorded The Shawshank Redemption, The Grand Budapest Hotel and Touch of Evil Babu Patel, who recorded Lagaan, Dangal, United Passions, PK and Rang de Basanti Giovanna Rampazzo, who recorded Lagaan, Dangal, PK and Rang de Basanti Carl Sweeney, who recorded Double Indemnity Alex Towers, who recorded Braveheart, Barry Lyndon and Inception We thought we'd take the opportunity to have a talk about the best and worst of this list, both in general and over the past year, with particular emphasis on the changes that the IMDb made to their rankings of the worst films ever made back in July.

 102. The Silence of the Lambs - Halloween 2018 (#23) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:54:59

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, and this week with Doctor Bernice Murphy, 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. This time, a Halloween treat. Jonathan Demme's The Silence of the Lambs. At time of recording, it was ranked the 23rd best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

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