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

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. …

Vote Now for the Greatest Super Bowl Commercial Ever

Super Bowl's Greatest Commercial airs on CBS on January 26, 2015.
2014's "Doberhuahua" from Audi
No matter what team you root for, for many, the best part of the Super Bowl is the commercials. Tonight, CBS will air Super Bowl's Greatest Commercial! with hosts Boomer Esiason and Katharine McPhee and you can be part of the action. You can vote for your favorite "old school" or "new school" commercial here, then watch the special tonight at 8:00 p.m. to see how well you fared. 

Commercials up for the vote include last year's "Doberhuahua" from Audi that features a dog that is half Doberman and half chihuahua, Apple's "1984" that aired only once, two Budweiser commercials featuring the famous Clydsedales, the famous "Mean Joe Green" Coke commercial from 1980, the Farrah Fawcett/Joe Namath Noxzema commercial from 1972 and Volkswagon's "The Force" from 2011 among others.


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