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Andrew and Darren host a fortnightly exploration of the Internet Movie Database's Top 250 Movies of All Time.

The 250 Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney

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Andrew and Darren host a fortnightly exploration of the Internet Movie Database's Top 250 Movies of All Time.

    376. Wall-E - Ani-May 2024 (#59)

    376. Wall-E - Ani-May 2024 (#59)

    Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, and this week with special guests Graham Day and Deirdre Molumby, The 250 is a weekly 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, Andrew Stanton's Wall-E.

    In the distant future, Earth has been abandoned. Towers of garbage loom over a toxic landscape consumed by dust storms. The planet is dead, except for Wall-E, a small service robot assigned the task of cleaning Earth in the hope that the planet might be ready to welcome a returning humanity. Alone and forgotten, Wall-E makes a life for itself among the ruins.

    At time of recording, it was ranked 59th on the list of the best movies of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

    • 2 hrs 54 min
    375. Monsters, Inc. - Ani-May 2024 (#200)

    375. Monsters, Inc. - Ani-May 2024 (#200)

    Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, and this week with special guest Graham Day, The 250 is a weekly 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, Pete Docter's Monsters, Inc.

    In the city of Monstropolis, monsters harvest children's screams as an energy source. In the midst of an energy crisis, James P. Sullivan is the best scarer in the business. However, when an innocent child named Boo crosses over into this world of monsters, Sulley finds his entire life - and everything that he believed - turned upside down.

    At time of recording, it was ranked 200th on the list of the best movies of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

    • 2 hrs 27 min
    374. 12th Fail (#58)

    374. 12th Fail (#58)

    Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, The 250 is a weekly 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, Vidhu Vinod Chopra's 12th Fail.

    Based on the inspiring true story of Manoj Kumar Sharma, 12th Fail is the story of a young man desperate to fight the corruption that has taken root in the Indian Civil Service. Vowing to uphold honesty and to stop cheating, Manoj faces only one set of obstacles between himself and his goals: the rigorous Indian Civil Service Entrance Exam.

    At time of recording, it was ranked 58th on the list of the best movies of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

    • 1 hr 48 min
    373. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (#225)

    373. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (#225)

    Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, and this week with special guests Jonathan Victory and Billie Jean Doheny, The 250 is a weekly 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, Gore Verbinski's Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl.

    Will Turner is an orphan, discovered adrift at sea. Making a life as a lowly blacksmith's apprentice, Will pines for the heart of Elizabeth Swann, the governor's daughter. However, the tide brings strange visitors to their tranquil community. First, in the person of Jack Sparrow, failed and disorganised pirate. Then, in the crew of cursed pirate ship The Black Pearl. Will and Elizabeth are about to find themselves swept up in an epic adventure that will carry them across the seven seas and into the jaws of dangers unimaginable.

    At time of recording, it was ranked 225th on the list of the best movies of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

    • 2 hrs 47 min
    372. Star Trek: First Contact (#---)

    372. Star Trek: First Contact (#---)

    Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, The 250 is a weekly 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, Jonathan Frake's Star Trek: First Contact.

    Years after he was traumatised by the Collective, Captain Jean-Luc Picard wakes up from a nightmare to terrible news: the Borg have returned, and they have charted a course to Earth. Thrown into conflict with his old enemy, Picard finds himself fighting not only to protect the Federation's values and its future, but also its past.

    At time of recording, it was not ranked on the list of the best movies of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

    • 2 hrs 24 min
    371. Poor Things (#246)

    371. Poor Things (#246)

    Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, and this week with special guests Deirdre Molumby and Ciara Moloney, The 250 is a weekly 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, Yorgos Lanthimos' Poor Things.

    Bella Baxter is a most remarkable young woman. Although she has the body of an adult woman, she also seems to possess the mind of a child rapidly developing and growing. Under the guidance of her adoptive father Godwin Baxter and his assistant Max McCandless, Bella tries to navigate the complex and contradictory Victorian soiety, learning much about humanity - and herself.

    At time of recording, it was ranked 246th on the list of the best movies of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

    • 2 hrs 34 min

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