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The Best Films of 2013 I didn't fall asleep to

Added on by Kenta McGrath.

2013 was a pretty good year for films and a pretty good year for me not falling asleep while watching them. I only clocked off twice at the cinema, during Sacha Gervasi's Hitchcock (not worth staying awake for) and Jafar Panahi's Closed Curtain (I was dog tired).

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Separating the voice from the face

Added on by Kenta McGrath.

Toward the start of our trip through Russia in 2009, my girlfriend and I watched more TV than we would've liked. We'd just arrived in St Petersburg by train from Finland. As we settled into our apartment I turned the TV on and flicked through the channels. I couldn't understand a single word but it was trashiest shit I'd ever seen, that much I could understand. It was the pits. A couple of days later I was woken in the early morning by a call from Australia, and was told there'd been a "terrorist attack" on a train heading from Moscow to St Petersburg. 

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