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Puzzle Reviews

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May 22, 2011
So similar to the recent Queen to Play that one half-suspects that the two films' directors shared notes before going into production.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
May 25, 2011
Mustering all the thrills of watching your grandma ease that last jigsaw piece into place, this slender Argentine drama would have worked better as a short -- or, in a perfect world, as an interior novella.
May 27, 2011
Will Maria leave Juan for Roberto? Like the rest of the movie, the answer is routine.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
May 31, 2011
[I]ntimately puts together pieces of a middle-aged woman's liberation into a charmingly fresh whole. . .[with] the burgeoning glow of the quietly expressive Onetto.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
May 26, 2011
Though the film reaches a seemingly artificial either/or scenario with regard to the competitive puzzling, its conclusion is pleasing and not at all pat, a portrait of a woman who's learned she deserves to keep some things for herself.
Full Review | Original Score: B
May 24, 2011
The storytelling is as unassertive as its protagonist -- and likewise gets its way in the end.
May 26, 2011
With minute facial movements, Ms. Onetto can signal feelings that run from rueful to sardonic, while remaining tantalizingly enigmatic.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
May 27, 2011
This utterly charming drama about a dutiful middle-class Argentinean mother and wife jolted out of her familial routine when bitten by the picture-puzzle bug is a triumph of execution over an unpromising logline.
Top Critic
May 27, 2011
It's a modest journey, but a satisfying one.
May 31, 2011
It's both funny and touching that one of Marķa's favorite puzzles is an enigmatic portrait of Nefertiti. With her own enigmatic allure, Marķa is the queen of puzzlers.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
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