High Tech, Low Life
: This timely documentary profiles two bloggers as they battle the infamous Great Firewall of China - travelling the country, mobiles and laptops at the ready, to report on the unreported.
Nature, history, memory, danger, art, love, music and...minotaurs: you'll find all of them on the list of the best documentaries of the year so far (as reviewed by the members of the Criticwire Network).
Sure, Sunday tends to be overcrowded with high-end TV, including "True Blood," "The Newsroom," "Copper," "Dexter," "Ray Donovan" and more, but what to watch the rest of the time? Every Monday, we bring you five noteworthy highlights from the other six days of the week.
With nearly six months of 2012 already gone, Criticwire takes a look back at the films with the highest averages of the year. Some are new favorites and some are holdovers from 2011 festivals, but there a number of 2012 movies that might become more well-known in the months (and years) to come.