orao has written 4 reviews for films rated ★★★½ .

  • Benny's Video

    Benny's Video

    ★★★½

    Michael Haneke is like Benny, but instead of wanting to see a dead body he wants to make a Bresson film, and he gets away with it because everyone watching this film is a Haneke simp.

  • Ugetsu

    Ugetsu

    ★★★½

    A dream steaming in man's sin. I must admit that I didn't care much for Ugetsu beyond its dreamlike quality, but I will praise it for being such an early adopter of its own kind. I definitely intend to explore more of Mizoguchi's work and revisit this in the future.

  • L'Atalante

    L'Atalante

    ★★★½

    I didn't think L'Atalante was a bad film whatsoever, but it just wasn't my thing. I feel as if I owe a debt to the cinema overlords to rewatch this later in life. Hopefully, I'll appreciate it more then.

    Edit: Upped it a star because in memory there were parts that stuck out to me. Also, cats.

  • Melancholia

    Melancholia

    ★★★½

    For the 3rd time this year, a big spider appeared on the wall to the right of my TV while I was watching a movie. Each time it has crawled in the same direction from the same place behind the TV. I'm too afraid to check. You best bet I paused the movie to squash that thing. Spiders are fine, but big spiders in the room I watch movies are the last thing I want. I also had a double…