18. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind – “Two Guys Die Alone 2017” (#85)

The 250 show

Summary: 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.