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'Puzzle' is Well Made, but a Few Pieces are Missing

MOVIE REVIEW
Based on the film Rompecabezas, Puzzle is one of those little-known independent films that sneaks into theaters with little to no fanfare, although the fact that it is being promoted “from the producer of Little Miss Sunshine” should help it get noticed somewhat. Puzzle is a quiet, little film about a woman who discovers that jigsaw puzzles are the key to changing her life. While the subject matter doesn’t sound all that exciting, the film really isn’t about puzzles but instead about one finding their voice, or so it appears. It’s also a message film that has its own agenda expecting the audience to agree with the choices of the main character and applaud her “brave” behavior. Frankly, it just feels manipulative.

Directed by Marc Turtletaub, Puzzle’s most impactful scene comes within the first few minutes. We see Agnes (Kelly MacDonald) cleaning up the house and they decorating it for a birthday party. Then we see her serving appetizers while being ignored by the guests. …

Creation vs. Science Guy: The Debate Happens Feb. 4

Ken Ham takes on Bill Nye the Science Guy in a debate
about Creation vs. Evolution Photo: Creation Museum
FROM PEANUTS & POPCORN

UPDATE: The debate will now be available live and online, and FREE of charge, at www.debatelive.orgThe live stream will be powered by Google+ Hangouts On Air, through YouTube. This live and unedited presentation will be available in HD for large-screen viewing in schools, churches, or other public venues, at no cost.

Those in the greater Seattle area remember when the most controversial thing Bill Nye the Science Guy  ever did was play the role of Speed Walker on the local comedy show, Almost Live. Well, the science entertainer may have gotten a little too big for his britches in the last year or so.

Since his stint on the Seattle show, Nye was giving the chance to create his own syndicated TV show for children simply named, Bill Nye the Science Guy. Disney saw the show and swooped up the rights to show it on PBS during the 1990’s. He has become a well-respected voice of science with a great sense of humor. Most recently, he competed on ABC’s Dancing With the Stars program, but was voted out early in the season. But what really gave the man headlines was his claim in August 2012 that Creationism should not be taught to children which he stated in a video. "I say to the grownups, 'If you want to deny evolution and live in your world that's completely inconsistent with everything we've observed in the universe that's fine," Nye says in the video. "But don't make your kids do it.'"

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