'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. …

Jane Lynch is Everywhere This Week

Jane Lynch is popping up everywhere these days.
Jane Lynch (Inquisitr/Getty Images)
Not that long ago, people only really knew Jane Lynch as one of those quirky actresses featured in those Christopher Guest movies like Best in Show, A Mighty Wind and For Your Consideration. Years later, she became a household name playing the role of Coach Sue Sylvester in Glee. And this week in particular she’s everywhere.

Hollywood Game Night
On Tuesday, January 5, 2015, Jane Lynch began her fourth season of Hollywood Game Night on NBC. In 2013, the show began as an 8-week experiment where two contestants were teamed up with three celebrities each to play pop culture games in Jane’s “living room” while a live band played in the hallway or somewhere. That first outing later firmed up the notion that the woman could host as good as she can act and show continues to get good ratings.


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