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Z (2019)




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When Beth and Kevin's eight-year-old son Joshua develops an imaginary Friend named Z, they think it's cute... But they soon realize just how wrong they are. Z becomes a terrible influence on Josh and their innocent son turns into someone they barely recognize. It's only when Beth starts uncovering her own past, that she learns that Josh's new friend Z, may not be so imaginary, after all.

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All Critics (27) | Top Critics (2)

[I]f you're looking to turn out all the lights, pull a blanket up under your chin, and jump several inches off your couch, there's a new bad-seed thriller to adopt today.

May 14, 2020 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
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It's one of those films that may be overly reliant on jump scares when you tally them all up, but I'd by lying if I didn't admit that a few of them legitimately made me jump.

May 6, 2020 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

The lasting effect of the film is in its allegory of how mental illness attaches itself to us, to the point we sometimes find comfort in it.

September 19, 2020 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Marred by a few gaps in character logic and behavior, this "imaginary friend" horror movie is nonetheless quite spooky thanks to its clever camera setups, sharp sense of timing, and startling music.

September 4, 2020 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Takes more than a few unexpected plot turns.

September 2, 2020 | Full Review…

A genuinely scary "imaginary friend" film.

September 1, 2020 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

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