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    WATCH: Trailer for Jim Mickle's Southern-Fried Revenge Thriller 'Cold In July,' Starring Michael C. Hall

    Writer/director Jim Mickle shook up the indie genre film world last year with his domestic horror film "We Are What We Are," and now he has done it again with his throwback thriller "Cold in July," starring Michael C. Hall. Watch the official trailer here.

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    Watch: First Trailer For Jim Mickle's Noir 'Cold In July' Starring Michael C. Hall, Sam Shepard & Don Johnson

    They don't make 'em like this anymore. Well, more accurately, they don't make 'em like this anymore, but Jim Mickle still does. The director behind "Stake Land" and "We Are What We Are" returns with another genre exercise with "Cold In July," and the first trailer has arrived.

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    Netflix Bringing New Seasons Of 'Trailer Park Boys,' HBO Passes On David Milch's 'The Money'

    After the success they enjoyed with reviving “Arrested Development” last May, Netflix will once again become the necromancers of television. This time, they will be giving a second life to the popular Canadian series “Trailer Park Boys” with two new seasons and two feature films confirmed.

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    How I Shot That: Shooting an Action Sequence in Two Days for Sundance Noir 'Cold In July'

    Cinematographer Ryan Samul talked to Indiewire about shooting "Cold In July", a noir-thriller starring Michael C. Hall as a small-town man who shoots a burglar in his house, becoming a local hero but provoking the man's vengeful ex-con father (Sam Shepard).

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    Review: Cannibal Tale ‘We Are What We Are’ A Horror Remake Done Right

    “When I saw his movie,” said director Jim Mickle at Cannes earlier this year, in his opening thank you to Jorge Michel Grau, the director of “Somos Lo Que Hay,” “I was jealous of everything: the idea, the plot, the style, and jealous that it was playing at Cannes in Director’s Week.” And so Mickle w...

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    Review: Cannibal Shocker 'We Are What We Are' Will Devour Your Expectations

    Writer-director Jim Mickle has steadily established himself as a horror filmmaker that treats the art of shock value with rare maturity. In his feature-length debut "Mulberry Street," he funneled a cheesy monster movie into a metaphor for gentrification and urban decay; in his follow-up, "Stake Land...

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    Casting: Ian McKellen Is Old Man Sherlock Holmes, Christina Hendricks Expanded In 'Dark Places'

    As the Toronto International Film Festival gets underway in the great white north, we're bracing ourselves for a number of big-time casting notices. So let's run through some of the biggest casting news of the day before we really get buried under an avalanche of other deals. We've got word about wh...

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    Watch: A Storm's Brewing in 'We Are What We Are' Exclusive Scene

    Ahead of its release at the end of the month, Indiewire has obtained an exclusive new clip from Jim Mickle's psychological horror "We Are What We Are." In the clip, two sisters observe the storm that's just started to gather and will later pick up force. There's also talk of it being "the eve of abs...

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    WATCH: Bloody Good New Trailer for Cannibal Family Horror Film 'We Are What We Are'

    The first trailer for writer/director Jim Mickle's "We Are What We Are," a remake of a 2010 Spanish film "Somos Lo Que Hay" about a small town religious family maintaining their long tradition of ritual cannibalism, has landed.

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    'We Are What We Are' Director Jim Mickle and Jorge Michel Grau Discuss Remakes, Sequels and Why Their Movies Aren't Really About Cannibals

    Horror remakes are nothing new, but "We Are What We Are" is something different. Jim Mickle, whose "Stake Land" brought an evocative feel to a post-apocalyptic vampire story that garnered comparisons to Terrence Malick, was hardly selling out by taking the opportunity to remake "Somos lo que hay," t...

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