'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. …

MercyMe Kicks Off FOX & Friends All-American Summer Concerts

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MercyMe will be featured for FOX & Friend’s third week of their All-American Summer concert series this Friday, June 8. The timing is good since the movie, I Can Only Imagine, based on the band’s hit song of the same name, will be released on DVD the following week. (Enter here to win a copy of your own!)

The concert series, which has already featured Lee Greenwood and Thompson Square, also welcomes to the stage 3 Doors Down (June 15), Lynyrd Skynyrd (June 22), TobyMac (June 29), Phil Vassar (July 6), Phillip Phillips (July 13), Dee Snider (July 20), Cody Johnson (August 10), Scotty McCreery (August 17), Lee Brice (August 24) and Scott Stapp (August 31).

If you happen to be in New York at the time, you can view the shows from the Fox News Plaza near 48th Street and Avenue of the Americas. The concerts will air from 6:00 a.m to 9:00 a.m.


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