Her Movie

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My NSFW Sext-Only Relationship Made 'Her' Seem Not-So-Distant

The almost two and a half years I've been involved with this one person via t/sext is not unlike the snapshot of our social/sexual future in Her. The difference here could be that I met the person first and then he became an object, a machine, and a mechanism of pleasure. But isn't that the kind of thing we've already become accustomed to anyway? The shift from a potential real life lover to a simulated one was rather easy. I ask myself what is/was the value of not having that real life interaction. He is pixilated arms and legs and has no face.
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My Favourite Movies Of 2013

Hollywood has wheeled out its finest goods in time for Christmas, but we can't forget some of the gems that premiered earlier in the year. Here, in a very definitive order, are my favourite movies of the year -- from the dizzying suspense of "Gravity" to the ab workout that was "The Heat."