The Freshman Fifteen
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The Freshman Fifteen is a film discussion podcast in which, each season, we highlight the freshman films of fifteen notable directors.

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    Special Episode: CINEMATOGRAPHY (with Jeff Jensen)

    Jeremy sits down with former EW journalist and current HBO writer Jeff Jensen to discuss recent developments concerning the slighting of cinematography and other categories from the upcoming 2019 Oscars telecast.

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    Episode 30: Martin Scorsese's WHO'S THAT KNOCKING AT MY DOOR

    In Episode 30, the finale of The Freshman Fifteen’s second volume, the boys take to their mics with their biggest, boldest, most elaborate episode yet. Up for discussion: master craftsman and filmmaking legend Martin Scorsese and his 1967 film, Who’s That Knocking at My Door.

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    Episode 29: Guillermo del Toro's CRONOS

    It took 29 episodes to get to our very first foreign language freshman film: 1993's Cronos, directed by cinematic legend Guillermo del Toro.

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    Episode 28: Darren Aronofsky's PI

    Episode 28 takes us to the 1998 freshman film of director Darren Aronofsky, the mind-bending, mathematical thriller Pi.

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    Special Episode: JAMES GUNN

    Breaking from the norm, the boys go current-events-crazy to weigh in on the recent misdoings of space-hero-action-flick director James Gunn.

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    Episode 27: Zack Snyder's DAWN OF THE DEAD

    In Episode 27, the third in our summer blockbuster trilogy, we visit the freshman film of comic book action director Zack Snyder and his freshman film, 2004’s zombie remake: Dawn of the Dead.

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    Episode 25: Michael Bay's BAD BOYS

    With Episode 25, it’s the arrival of three summer blockbuster directors, and there's no better candidate to get us started than bombastic director Michael Bay and his 1995 freshman film, Bad Boys.

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