What general film/series have you just seen.. marks out of 5

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La Haine (France, 1995) - first time: 3.5/5

The acting is good, very realistic (I thought the opening parts were like a documentary with the riot scenes) but none of the characters are likeable and it's a tough watch. I think it would have helped more if I understood more of the background of the time, people seemed disaffected, bored, angry, etc.
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Fantasia (USA, 1940) - first time: 3.5/5

I think this is the first time I've ever seen this from start to finish (that I remember anyway). Some parts were quite surreal and the animation was quite beautiful - I liked The Sorcerer's Apprentice, Dance of the Hours and Night on Bald Mountain parts. The part where the 'soundtrack' of the film (a single line) is animated to show the music of instruments is great and way ahead of it's time.
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