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

Recent activity

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  • Sling Blade

    ★★★★

  • Belfast

    ★★★

  • A Simple Plan

    ★★★★½

  • The Wild Goose Lake

    ★★★★

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  • Sling Blade

    Sling Blade

    ★★★★

    I love its calm and tenderness, so close to its violence. It reminds one of my favorite American writers, Flannery O' Connor.

  • Belfast

    Belfast

    ★★★

    Vibe: 90's Miramax, perfectly crafted for Oscar success. Superficially charming, with one extra star for Jamie Dornan's family man gravitas (oh my god, what a man! #swoon).

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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