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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. …

Dog Days of Summer Quiz

 POP QUIZ 

In this "pop" quiz, we've picked 16 famous friends from movies and television. 
Match the right dog tag with the right dog. Answers below.


Dog Day of Summer Pop Quiz

Row 1: Buddy (Air Bud), Ruff (Dennis the Menace), Beethoven, Pongo (101 Dalmatians)
Row 2: Papi (Beverly Hills Chihuahua), Eddie (Fraiser), Duke (The Beverly Hillbillies), Lassie
Row 3: Chiffon (The Shaggy Dog). Tiger (The Brady Bunch), Toto (The Wizard of Oz), Wishbone
Row 4: Marmaduke, Rin Tin Tin, Indy (Under the Dome), Benji

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