'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. …

1966 'Batman' TV Show Gets Animated With Adam West, Burt Ward, And Julie Newmar [Video]

Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders Blu-Ray/DVD Cover
(Warner Home Video)
Adam West and Burt Ward, known by many as Batman and Robin, have teased about a new animated project involving the duo since 2015. Now, as Catwoman likes to say, the cat is out of the bag. A teaser trailer for the upcoming Warner Home Video animated film Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders has just been released on Entertainment Weekly's website.

The teaser shows West and Ward in animated form tied to a giant TV tray approaching a well-marked "giant oven." While Batman figures out a way to escape, he tells Robin about the new movie that features new adventures with arch criminals Catwoman, the Joker, the Riddler and the Penguin. The new movie receives a Digital HD release on October 11 but the Blu-ray/DVD version won't be available until November 1.


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