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Charlize Theron from 'Mad Max: Fury Road'

Mad Max: Fury Road

What a FANTABULOUS episode this is! We have the magnificent Cathy Yan, director of Birds of Prey, on to talk all about Mad Max: Fury Road. Cathy discusses what it’s like making her own standalone film in a “sequalized environment.” She elaborates on the function of using practical effects and stunts. And she discusses working with Margot Robbie and further developing Harley Quinn’s character.

You can watch Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn in theaters on February 7th.

And if you haven’t seen Mad Max: Fury Road…what?

With April Wolfe and Cathy Yan.

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  • Cathy Yan

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Switchblade Sisters is a podcast providing deep cuts on genre flicks from a female perspective. Every week, screenwriter and former film critic April Wolfe sits down with a phenomenal female film-maker to slice-and-dice a classic genre movie – horror, exploitation, sci-fi and many others! Along the way, they cover craft, the state of the industry, how films get made, and more. Mothers, lock up your sons, the Switchblade Sisters are coming!

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