‘Talk to Me’ is a 2022 Australian supernatural horror film, marking Danny and Michael Philippou’s directorial debut and starring Sophie Wilde, Alexandra Jensen, Joe Bird, Otis Dhanji, and Miranda Otto. The film was released in Australia on July 27, 2023, followed by an international release. The film is the highest-rated horror movie of 2023, with a 95% on Rotten Tomatoes, and also received a B+ CinemaScore from audiences, one of the highest CinemaScore ratings for a horror movie.
According to the film’s plot:
At the beginning of ‘Talk to Me,’ two brothers, Cole (Ari McCarthy) and Duckett (Sunny Johnson), are the focus. Cole searches for Duckett at a wild house party. It’s clear Duckett is possessed, leading to a disturbingly violent scene. Onlookers watch in horror or flee, recording with their phones. This scene sets the tone for the film’s protagonist, Mia (Wilde), and her friends. The Philippou brothers also filmed a Duckett prequel, aiming for a future release.
Why ‘Talk to Me’ Is a Must-Watch Supernatural Thriller?
‘Talk to Me’ is a gripping supernatural thriller that takes viewers on a dark and suspenseful journey. The film weaves together multiple storylines, each filled with eerie and chilling moments. At a crowded house party, a shocking act of violence sets the stage for a series of supernatural events that will leave you on the edge of your seat. Meanwhile, 17-year-old Mia grapples with personal demons, adding depth to the film’s characters.
The introduction of a mysterious embalmed hand with otherworldly powers adds an intriguing and unsettling element to the plot. The concept of communicating with spirits and temporary possessions creates a sense of eerie fascination. The performances of the cast are commendable, particularly Mia’s character, who undergoes a transformation as the story unfolds. The film explores themes of guilt, redemption, and the consequences of meddling with the spirit world.
‘Talk to Me’ is a must-watch for fans of supernatural thrillers, offering unexpected twists and a spine-tingling experience that will keep you guessing until the very end.