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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. …

'American Crime' Actresses' Real Life Mirrors Her Character

Interview with Mickaëlle X. Bizet.
Mickaëlle X. Bizet from American Crime (Inquisitr)

INTERVIEW

Season 3 of the critically-acclaimed TV series American Crime on ABC (which began airing on March 12) is set in Alamance Country, North Carolina, and focuses on the concept of the "American Dream" and labor issues. While much of the season is dedicated to migrants working on the farms, another storyline deals with some of the painful realities that occur with domestic workers as well.

One star of the show, Mickaëlle X. Bizet, won't make an appearance on American Crime until April 2. In a recent interview, Bizet shared with the Inquisitr how eerily similar her own personal story is to the character she plays on the show. READ MORE>>>


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