Icons of Fright Chat with CARNAGE PARK Director Mickey Keating!

One of the most prolific, up and coming directors working in genre films today, filmmaker Mickey Keating is an inspiration to those who have a dream and a passion. From his cult-based shocker film RITUAL, all the way to the alien conspiracy-filled POD, the Polanski homage of DARLING and now CARNAGE PARK, Keating wears his […]

POD/DARLING Director Mickey Keating Returns With CARNAGE PARK; Bloody Thriller Hitting Theaters/VOD This July!

Here at Icons of Fright, we’re big fans of director Mickey Keating. From his Cult horror film RITUAL to his UFO conspiracy thriller POD, we absolutely love his work. Don’t even get us started with this year’s descent into madness film DARLING (review), as it’s quite possibly one of the most effective horror/thrillers in a […]

Icons of Fright EXCLUSIVE Alternate Mondo DARLING Poster; Gallery of Photos/Clips

Mickey Keating’s amazing descent into madness film, DARLING, is now playing in theaters and on VOD, and thought Mondo released a BEAUTIFUL limited print (a small run of 75), we were sent the exclusive look at an alternative Mondo poster for the film, which was also created by artist Jay Shaw. Trading in the black […]

Hallucinatory Festival Hit DARLING Gets Release Date, Trailer and New Poster

I’ve made it no secret how much I absolutely loved Mickey Keating (RITUAL, POD, the upcoming CARNAGE PARK)’s hallucinatory head trip of a film, DARLING. A unique film that puts you through a beautiful descent into madness, the film knocked my ass on the ground when I was able to catch it during last year’s […]

Screen Media Acquires Mickey Keating’s DARLING at Fantastic Fest!

This news makes me one happy camper. Quite easily my favorite film of this year’s Fantastic Fest, Mickey Keating’s head turning, descent into madness film DARLING (review) has been acquired by Screen Media for worldwide distribution, aiming for a 2016 theatrical release. It’s a unique film that is definitely one to get on board and […]

Fantastic Fest review: DARLING

There’s a feeling that comes along once in a while, where you witness a film that just changes things. Those types of films, the ones that not only entertain you, but instantly leave you feeling like you’ve just sat through an absolute masterpiece of technique and style, of directing, acting and of form…they don’t come […]

Mickey Keating’s DARLING Set to Bring ‘Terror Beyond Comprehension’ To FANTASTIC FEST

While speaking to director Mickey Keating earlier this year, the prolific filmmaker mentioned his upcoming film DARLING and how his goal was to make a film that was like a really bad drug trip, an homage to films like REPULSION, ERASERHEAD and TROUBLE EVERY DAY (interview here). Fast forward to this week, when in celebration of the […]

Review: POD

Paranoia and the idea of alien life-form is something that viewers have always found incredibly appealing. There’s just nothing like experiencing a film that leaves you guessing the whole time, making you bite your finger nails at the question of whether or not you’re watching somebody lose their mind, or if something is actually out […]