Guilherme Semionato
Guilherme Semionato

Guilherme Semionato

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  • A New Leaf

    A New Leaf


    Still great, but the whole murder plot irked me in a way... Whoa. Absolutely not funny, not funny at all.

  • Bingo - The King of the Mornings

    Bingo - The King of the Mornings


    FUCK, why can't we have more films like this in Brazil? Funny, touching, light on its feet, a blast. It works. This damn thing works. Yes, it's a bit maudlin and, yes, it pokes (maybe too much) fun at evangelical church groups, but everyone is doing it anyway, including Kleber. Bingo > Aquarius, btw.

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  • Punch-Drunk Love

    Punch-Drunk Love


    Oh, I love this. How come this is so good? It's my youth. I let my eyes wander, and my ears too, I give it my senses, and I get everything back soaked in magic. PDL seems to move around in the heart of its own private tempest, struggling against storms no one can see. It's frail and it's furious. Why would I find something new in a film I've seen around 25 times? I don't know, but it happened:…

  • A Wolf at the Door

    A Wolf at the Door


    Good God, a great thriller from Brazil. Where did that come from?! It never sets its foot in Rio's South Zone, and it feels richer because of that. The more I think of the Leandra Leal's fully realized, upfront character the more I like her, especially because we know nothing about her, except for her name, that she has a mom and a dad (at least archetypically speaking), and that she's in love. The mix of frailty and cruelty is…