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

MOVIE REVIEW
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. …

New Music Inspired by the Movie ‘The Shack’ Available Now

Music inspired by "The Shack"
(Word Records)

MUSIC

This Friday, The Shack comes to theaters, but a new music CD featuring music inspired by the spiritual metaphor movie starring Sam Worthington and Octavia Spencer is available now.

Music featured on the CD include:
1. Dan + Shay – “When I Pray for You”
2. Tim McGraw & Faith Hill – “Keep Your Eyes on Me”
3. Lady Antebellum – “Lay Our Flowers Down”
4. Hillsong UNITED – “Heaven Knows”
5. Francesca Battistelli – “Where Were You”
6. Kelly Clarkson & Aloe Blacc – “Love Goes On”
7. Lecrae – “River of Jordan” (feat. Breyan Isaac)
8. NEEDTOBREATHE – “HARD LOVE” (feat. Lauren Daigle)
9. Dierks Bentley – “Days of Dark”
10. Brett Eldredge – “Phone Call to God”
11. Devin Dawson – “Honest to God”
12. Skillet – “Stars (The Shack Version)”
13. We Are Messengers – “I’ll Think About You”
14. for KING & COUNTRY – “Amazing Grace”


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