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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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 32. 2001: A Space Odyssey (#90) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:52:32

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 second Saturday at 6pm GMT, with the occasional bonus episode between them. This time, Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey. At the dawn of man, a strange observer appears to witness the instant at which mankind comes into existence. Millennia later, the object appears again, beckoning mankind out towards Jupiter, beyond the infinite. At time of recording, it was ranked the 90th best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

 31. Wonder Woman – This Just In (#213) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:39:47

Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney are joined by special guest Marianne Cassidy for This Just In, a subset of the fortnightly 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, Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman.

 30. Psycho (#34) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:00:22

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 second Saturday at 6pm GMT, with the occasional bonus episode between them. This time, Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho. Marion Crane has lived her life by the rules, until one day she takes a chance. Leaving town with $40,000 of her employer’s money, Marion embarks a journey westward into criminality. Along the way, she makes a stop at the Bate Motel. At time of recording, it was ranked the 34th best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

 29. Inside Out (#128) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:29:00

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 every second Saturday at 6pm GMT, with the occasional bonus episode between them. This time, Pete Docter’s Inside Out. Featuring the anthropomorphised personalities of five distinct emotions, Inside Out invites its audience to step inside the mind of an eleven year girl and see how it ticks. Riley has just moved across the country with her family as her father takes on a new job, forcing “Joy” to work overtime to maintain her sunny disposition. However, as “Sadness” begins to creep in around the edges, maintaining that optimism may prove a challenge. At time of recording, it was ranked the 128th best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

 28. Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 – This Just In (#211) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:07:49

Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney are joined by special guest Tony Black for This Just In, a subset of the fortnightly 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, James Gunn’s Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2.

 27. Blade Runner (#138) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:05:03

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 second Saturday at 6pm GMT, with the occasional bonus episode between them. This time, Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner. A science-fiction film noir set against the backdrop of Los Angeles 2019, Blade Runner is a cult classic interrogating questions of what it means to be human. Rick Deckard is a blade runner for the Los Angeles Police Department, a specialist tasked with tracking down artificial humans known as “replicants”, but who finds himself questioning his own humanity. At time of recording, it was ranked the 138th best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

 26. Ran (#137) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:58:14

Man is born crying. When he has cried enough, he listens to this podcast. 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 second Saturday at 6pm GMT, with the occasional bonus episode between them. This time, Akira Kurusawa’s Ran. Loosely inspired by King Lear, Akira Kurusawa’s epic saga charts betrayal and disorder in feudal Japan. When an ageing warlord surrenders his lands to his children, he has no idea of the destruction that he will unleash upon his family. At time of recording, it was ranked the 137th best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

 25. Gone Girl (#179) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:51:06

You don’t know what you’ve got ’til it’s… 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 second Saturday at 6pm GMT, with the occasional bonus episode between them. This time, David Fincher’s Gone Girl. On their fifth wedding anniversary, Nick Dunne is shocked to discover that his wife Amy has disappeared. As local law enforcement begin their investigation, all clues seem to point towards Nick. But all is not as it appears to be. At time of recording, it was ranked the 179th best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

 24. Get Out – This Just In (#227) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:43:30

With host Andrew Quinn taking the week off, Darren Mooney is joined by special guest Grace Duffy for This Just In, a subset of the fortnightly 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, Jordan Peele’s Get Out.

 23. Song of the Sea – St. Patrick’s Day 2017 (#248) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:46:38

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, a St. Patrick’s Day treat. Tomm Moore’s Song of the Sea. An adventure home through Ireland’s mythical dreamscape, Song of the Sea follows siblings Ben and Saoirse as they journey back home to the family lighthouse off the coast of Donegal. Along the way, they encounter mythic tricksters and sinister forces, while also uncovering long-buried family secrets that chip away at everything Ben thought that he knew. At time of recording, it was ranked the 248th best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

 22. Logan – This Just In (#37) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:51:40

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney and this week with special guest John Hanney, This Just In is a subset of the fortnightly 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, James Mangold’s Logan.

 21. John Wick: Chapter 2 – This Just In (#243) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:08:36

People keep asking us if we’re going to be covering John Wick. I’m thinking, yeah, we’re going to be covering John Wick. Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney and this week with special guest Graham Day, This Just In is a subset of the fortnightly 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, Chad Stahelski’s John Wick: Chapter 2.

 20. Les Quatre Cents Coups (The 400 Blows) (#198) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:05:44

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney and this week with special guest Phil Bagnell, 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 second Saturday at 6pm GMT, with the occasional bonus episode between them. This time, François Truffaut’s Les Quatre Cents Coups. The feature-length début of François Truffaut is credited as one of the defining films of the French new wave. Young student Antoine Doinel finds himself on the cusp of his teenage years, balancing a fragile home life with the demands of his education in Paris during the late fifties. At time of recording, it was ranked the 198th best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

 19. Moonlight – This Just In (#–) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:43:56

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 movies of all-time, as voted for by Internet Movie Database Users. This time, Barry Jenkins’ Moonlight.

 18. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind – “Two Guys Die Alone 2017” (#85) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:04:25

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, a Valentine’s treat. Michel Gondry’s Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. An exploration of memory and loss, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind imagines a world in which people can pay to have traumatic and heartbreaking memories scrubbed from their minds. The film follows Joel as he elects to undergo the procedure to erase his relationship with Clementine, but at the last minute he suffers buyer’s remorse. At time of recording, it was ranked the 85th best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

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