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With ‘Talk to Me,’ directors leap from phone screens to the big screen

2 August, 2023

Ronald McDonald on a killing spree in a chicken joint. Harry Potter and Luke Skywalker going head-to-head with wands and light sabers. Cookie Monster eviscerating the Power Rangers.

These pop culture video battles, where slapstick and gallows humor meet raw carnage, have helped the twin brothers Danny Philippou and Michael Philippou amass more than 6.7 million subscribers on their YouTube channel, RackaRacka, which has more than one billion video views.

Now the Australian duo has taken their dark imagination and facility for shock and awe to the big screen, with the supernatural horror film “Talk to Me” (in theaters).

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