'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. …

Thomas Rhett And Brett Eldredge Hosts ABC’s ‘CMA Music Festival’ In August

Thomas Rhett and Brett Eldredge have been given the honor to host the CMA Music Festival special on Wednesday, August 3. The GMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock is the network’s 12th time to air the three-hour event which was recorded last month.

Thomas Rhett is having a banner year releasing two Platinum No. 1 hit singles, “Crash And Burn” and “Die A Happy Man” from his second album, Tangled Up.

“As a fan, CMA Music Fest was always the biggest event of the year for me. Some of my favorite memories are me and my buddies sitting in the nosebleeds watching our heroes play,” says Rhett. “It’s surreal and a huge honor to be hosting and performing on this stage.”


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