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79. Mandariinid (Tangerines) – This Just In (#247)

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.

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New Podcast! Set the Tape Rewind – Episode 10

Thrilled to be invited to to guest on the latest episode of the new podcast from Set the Tape, discussing the week in popular culture with Owen Hughes and Steve Norman.

Set the Tape Rewind half-hour jump into the world of film, television and… well, everything else. This week, we’re discussing whether Avengers: Infinity War broke the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the mass cancellation of shows at Fox and NBC followed by the resurrection of Brooklyn 99, and our competing attitudes towards tie-in fiction. It was a huge pleasure to be invited on for a fun discussion.

You can listen to the episode here, or click the link below.

New Podcast! Scannain Podcast (2018) #17!

A busy Scannain podcast, covering the week in film and other news.

This week, I’m joined by Grace Duffy, Jason Coyle, Ronan Doyle, and Alex Towers to discuss the week in film – both Irish and international. The news includes coverage of Cannes, of Irish success at other international film festivals, and the upcoming release dates of notable Irish films. As usual, we also talk about what we watched, what is being released next week and what is currently in the top ten.

Check it out here, or give it a listen below.

New Podcast! Scannain Podcast (2018) #16!

A somewhat smaller and more intimate Scannain podcast than previous weeks.

This week’s episode features the return of Niall Murphy on hosting duties, while I am joined by Alex Towers on the panel. The news includes coverage of the Fastnet Film Festival, The Image You Missed screening in New York and the latest appointments to the Irish Film Board. As usual, we also talk about what we watched, what is being released next week and what is currently in the top ten.

Check it out here, or give it a listen below.

New Podcast! Scannain Podcast (2018) #13!

Operating a little out of sequence, the thirteenth edition of the Scannain podcast is available for your aural delectation now.

This week, I’m joining Jason Coyle and Ronan Doyle to discuss the week in film, including the allocation of €200m by the Irish Film Board as well as film festivals both foreign and domestic. As usual, we discuss what we’ve watched over the past week or so, jump into the top ten, and talk about the new releases landing in Irish cinemas. Including discussions of new releases

Check it out here, or give it a listen below.

72. RoboCop – This Just In/Easter Sunday/April Fool’s Day 2018 (#∞)

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, an Easter treat and a new entry: Paul Verhoeven’s RoboCop.

In an apocalyptic Detroit, a giant corporation announces its plans to privatise local law enforcement. In order to further this end, the company announces plans for a cybernetic law enforcement official. All that they need is a volunteer.

At time of recording, it was ranked the ∞th best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

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New Podcast! Scannain Podcast (2018) #11!

The eleventh edition of the new and revived Scannain podcast discusses the week that has been in Irish film.

This week, I’m joining Grace Duffy, Alex Towers and Daniel Anderson to discuss everything from Cannes to the great Irish films on television this long weekend. As usual, we discuss what we’ve watched over the past week or so, jump into the top ten, and talk about the new releases landing in Irish cinemas.

Check it out here, or give it a listen below.