'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. …

Website of the Week: Fun.com

Now that you got all those presents for all the “normal” people in your life, what are you going to get Uncle Fred or Aunt Marge? You know, the quirky people in your life. I suggest giving Fun.com a try. The website’s name pretty much says it all and now is a great time to snag some last minute deals. The site is chock full of different themes and characters from Sesame Street to The Walking Dead. 

You will find stuff here that you won’t find anywhere else. Need an ugly sweater? They have them! They also carry a wide selection of superhero t-shirts. And robes. Who wants a robe that makes you look like Superman? You do! Need a Batman raincoat for little Joey? Done! Spider-Man umbrella? They’ve got that too.

And the Force is definitely with Fun.com as they have big selection of Star Wars: The Force Awakens merchandise and even more general Star Wars stuff.

On a tight budget? Check out the sale rack that has stocking stuffers priced at just .25 cents or save up to 94% on select items. 


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