Saymon Nascimento

Saymon Nascimento

A Brazilian journalist living in Praia, Cape Verde.

Favorite films

  • Only Angels Have Wings
  • Love Streams
  • Lawrence of Arabia
  • Violent Summer

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  • Spencer

    ★★★

  • tick, tick...BOOM!

    ★★★

  • Sorry We Missed You

    ★★★½

  • Stella Dallas

    ★★★★

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  • Spencer

    Spencer

    ★★★

    I wasn't expecting this to dive into horror, mas that's what it is: a woman going crazy in a haunted house. There's the ghost of a decapited woman (who was in factor an ancestor of the protagonist - Diana is the 13th grandniece of Anna Boleyn), some body horror (throwing up scenes, self-mutilation) and even the evil servant who puts a book on Diana's bed as a warning. I don't buy Stewart as Diana AT ALL, but the movie is…

  • tick, tick...BOOM!

    tick, tick...BOOM!

    ★★★

    Garfield is so FANTASTIC that it makes you swallow that not-so-great music. He carries the whole thing, and it's quite heavy. If the movie kind of works, it never feels like it's because of LMM's qualities as a director.

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  • Friendly Beast

    Friendly Beast

    I wrote a Facebook post in Portuguese about it, but, basically, it's a genre movie very proud of being a genre movie in a country where just a few people make genre movies, but there is nothing else in it beyond that pride. It's mediocre, to say the least, specially because it doesn't know how to film violence.

    My post in Portuguese:

    Certa vez um ex-colega de redação confessou aqui no Facebook que havia ajudado os irmãos a dar uma…

  • The Favourite

    The Favourite

    I am so damn evil and grotesque, says the director of a movie nominated for 10 Oscars