Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Friday, December 30, 2011
The Most Overlooked Movies of 2011: ‘Warrior,’ ‘Weekend,’ ‘Like Crazy,’ and More (Videos)
Dec 29, 2011 - the Daily Beast - Marlow Stern
People always seem to lament the sorry state of movies, but don’t let this year’s crop of Hollywood dreck and lackluster Oscar frontrunners get you down, as many excellent films this year went overlooked by audiences. From an insurance salesman gone wild to this year's Rocky, to the most touching gay love story since Brokeback Mountain, here are the films you missed in 2011 that deserve another look.