Netflix is about to add the best horror movie of the year, just in time for Halloween.
Users subscribed to the British version of the service flow They will be in for a surprise, as the film, which was released just a few months ago, will be available to enjoy at home.
The movie in question is Talk to mean Australian horror film that was a real hit at the box office, thanks to positive festival buzz and word-of-mouth recommendations.
At the time of writing this article, Talk to meThe film was directed by twin brothers Danny and Michael Filippo, and grossed $90 million worldwide, on a budget of just $4.5 million. It is the second most important film produced by A24, behind the 2023 Oscar winner. Everything everywhere at once.
The film revolves around a group of friends who become addicted to conjuring spirits using a mummified hand.
One of them, a teenager played by Sophie Wilde, unleashes terrifying powers after the session.
The film also stars Miranda Otto, Alexandra Jensen, Joe Bird, Otis Dungey, Marcus Johnson, and Alexandra Steffensen.
Film criticism The IndependentClarice Loughrey praised the “elegant and unpleasant” film in a four-star review. Damon Wise wrote for Deadline Hollywood Which Talk to me “Try doing something new with an old idea.”
Chris Bumbray Joblo Compare it with And exorcist Arguing that Bird's performance as a “possessed” character is her best on-screen performance since Linda Blair in William Friedkin's 1973 film.
On the other hand, Chuck Bowen Slant Magazine He noted that “the film's greatest achievement is how it manages to ground possession in the reality of modern teenage life.”
On the film-focused social media platform Letterboxd, podcast host Horror twistMike Munser, Describe it as “Favorite horror movie of 2023 so far” and Andrew Pope He added: “When you know how it will end, everything seems very scary and bleak. The kind of movie that makes you not want to fall asleep right away.
Pope also praised the climax as “the best ending to a horror movie ever.”
Talk to me It will be available to stream on Netflix in the UK from Thursday (October 26).
translation Michelle Padilla
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