Z [Movie Review]

Z [Movie Review] | It's the month of October and we all know what it means. More ghoulish, horror and too-much-jump-scare movies are coming up. 

And I like it! I've watched the trailer and I think the movie will satiate my hunger for a good horror movie.

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Z (2019) Trivia
  • Directed by: Brandon Christensen
  • Produced by: Brandon Christensen, Colin Minihan, Kurtis David Harder, Chris Ball
  • Production companies: Digital Interference Productions, Hadron Films
  • Distributed by: Front Row Entertainment, WOWOW Cinema, Lakeshore Records, Freeway CAM B.V. 
  • Running time: 83 minutes
  • Release Date: US @ 1 June 2019
  • Country: Canada
  • Language: English
  • Tomatometer: 96%
  • Metascore: 63
  • IMDb: 5.5/10

Elizabeth is a stay-at-home mum that really mothers her 8-year-old son, Joshua. Joshua is a timid kid with very little to none friends at school and feels exactly at home when he is ... at home... alone. He has one friend, and that is by his parents' arrangement - he shared the ride to school with the kid. 

When Joshua wants his parents to set the table for his friend, Z at the dinner table, they were happy that Joshua is making friends, albeit imaginary. While tucking Joshua to sleep, Elizabeth is happy that Joshua finally is able to sleep in the dark, with his door closed, unlike earlier when he wants the door to be opened while he was asleep. 

z, Movie Review by Rawlins, Rawlins GLAM, Rawlins Lifestyle, Horror, Msytery, Imaginary Friend
z, Movie Review by Rawlins, Rawlins GLAM, Rawlins Lifestyle, Horror, Msytery, Imaginary Friend

Their family's psychologist calms the parents when they referred Joshua to him 'it's normal for kids to have imaginary friends', he said. 

One day, the ride to the school stopped. And Elizabeth got called to Joshua's school just to be informed that Joshua is expelled indefinitely due to violent behaviour and harsh language. 

In her bid to spend more time with her son, Elizabeth brought Joshua to an entertainment park, where she saw a glimpse of Z. She started sensing that Z is not a great figure to befriend with as her son's behaviour becomes even creepier. 

As she started to investigate and unearth stories about Z, she learns the horrible history and truth about Z. 

Why is Z latching to Joshua and will Z ever let go of his new friend?

z, Movie Review by Rawlins, Rawlins GLAM, Rawlins Lifestyle, Horror, Msytery, Imaginary Friend


Plot: 3.0/ 5.0 The movie started really great. You could see the loneliness of Joshua and you understand why he needs an imaginary friend. 

And then you want more of Z - which was left unattended. And then it ends. 

If it was not for the First Act of 3, I would have gave the movie a 2/ 5 point.

Cast: 3.5/ 5.0 The actors gave great acting especially 'Joshua' - he delivers.

Will I watch it again: No. Thanks. 

The pictures are taken from IMDb and other sources on the Internet. Thank you.

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  1. Eh so takoddd lah when an 8 years-old kid got expelled 😅. Most of english horror movies are boring

  2. Haritu tengok suku je cite ni, entah kenapa ek boring, tapi lupa plak kenapa Sis off.. nanti try tengok balik, tapi review Rawlins tu 3 aje terus malas plak nak sambung ahahahaha

  3. Sekarang ni, horror movie dari mat salleh tak berapa nak layan walaupun Ruby ni penakut. Sejak PKP suka tengok Korean Horror movie. Jeng jeng jeng. Jom Netflix!

  4. Indeed I’m interested to watch this one but haven’t got the chance yet. Great to know this detail story line from you hehe! It seems good, but sounds like it got the bad ending? Especially that unattended part regarding Z, oh my I felt like I want the spoiler from you right away haha but no it’s okay I better watch it myself right 😅

  5. Pertama kali lihat alur ceritanya udah yakin kalo film ini bakalan seru. Tapi, pas udah release filmnya, ceritanya jadi kurang menarik. Ntah dari mana kekurangnannya, yang jelas, kurang serem kalau untuk genre horor.

  6. I’m not a horror movie person. But this movie has an interesting storyline. Creepy giler kot. Suits Halloween vibes. Hehehe.

  7. Haha thanks for review. Haritu baru terfikir nak layan, igtkan cerita Zorro sebab Z kan. Rupanya cerita hantu. Biasa jgk dengar kisah budak2 ada imaginery friends ni

  8. Its Halloween month and we will be fed with tonnes of horror movie, right! Alamak tergantung ke filem Z ni? Hurm! Scary bila budak ada imaginery friends ni.. Do pets too? Tiber out of topic!

  9. Suka tengok cerita horror tapi karang nak tido takut duk teringat cerita horror

  10. Err.. Creepy and horror. I do prefer horror cartoon maybe it'll be more ok for me. Hihi. Its not that I am 'penakut'but enuff by experiencing my own paranormal one for many years. May God protect me/us all. Ps. During single i do watching horror movi though.

  11. I remember a few years back, I had this group of friends who would meet up every October to watch a horror movie together at the cinema. Perhaps it's time for a reunion. ;-)

  12. yelah, lupa pulak ni bulan oktober. which means banyak cerita seram. dah lama tak tengok horror movies. ill give this a go okay..

  13. Sambil baca ni tapi terbayang kalau terjadi kat ank. Eh seram plak. Memang tak berani tengok movie horror ni

  14. oh... menarik. kena tengok ni. kita dah la suka tengok citer horror. oh baru perasan halloween dh nak dekat

  15. kita tak tau la sejak bersalin anak kedua ni tetiba tak leh terima nak tgk cite hantu...haahha anak 1st dulu masa preggy kemain kau sorang2malam2 buta tgk cite hantu takde perasaan apa...hahah

  16. Macan rasa nak tengok citer ni.. Walaupun rawlin bagi rate tak berapa nak bintang.. Hihihi..


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