Rarely do we get a PhD. level academic on the show to discuss horror, but we got one this week! It’s writer, director, professor and ‘Shock Waves’ podcast host Rebekah McKendry. She’s on to discuss the underseen Deep Rising. She details her connection to aquatic horrors, dating back to her childhood growing up next to a river infested with alligator gars. April and her “dive” into what separates Deep Rising from all the other late ’90’s disaster/monster movies. Rebekah also divulges what goes into her filmmaking process; creating characters, directing actors, and designing creatures. To quote the tagline of this film – “Full scream ahead!”
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If you haven’t seen it yet, go watch Deep Rising
With April Wolfe and Rebekah McKendry.
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Produced by Casey O’Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
In this episode...
- April Wolfe
- Rebekah McKendry
About the show
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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