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Robot Stories Reviews

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David Cornelius
eFilmCritic.com

Pak sets himself up as a filmmaker to watch, a creator of intelligent, thoughtful stories that refuse to be contained by traditional definition.

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: 4/5

February 10, 2005
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

The title encourages us to think of Robot Stories as the cinematic equivalent of a book of short stories, and I'd say a book in which half the stories are excellent is not a bad bet.

Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press | Original Score: 2.5/4

January 6, 2005
Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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Robot Stories doesn't advance the boundaries of imaginative fiction. It's The Twilight Zone reimagined by Lifetime TV.

Full Review Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune | Original Score: 1.5/4

January 6, 2005
Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star
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Although uneven and tentative, Robot Stories is sufficiently thoughtful, provocative and original to make you wonder what Greg Pak might do with access to better parts.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 2/5

December 3, 2004
Jim Slotek
Jam! Movies

This compilation of four cinematic short stories is an uneven affair.

Full Review Source: Jam! Movies | Original Score: 2.5/5

December 3, 2004
Matt Kelemen
Las Vegas CityLife

Each vignette is worthy of admiration - not too much admiration, as Pak's ability as a storyteller is more developed than his filmmaking skills.

Full Review Source: Las Vegas CityLife

September 3, 2004
Josh Bell
Las Vegas Weekly

While Pak shows promise, especially with the final segment, a meditation on the existence of the soul, his reach ultimately exceeds his grasp.

Full Review Source: Las Vegas Weekly | Original Score: 2.5/5

August 5, 2004
Jeff Shannon
Seattle Times
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Robot Stories has the look and feel of an above-average student film, but Pak's potential promises better things to come.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 2.5/4

June 11, 2004
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion

Clearly the work of a beginning filmmaker, modestly budgeted and variable in effect, but it shows promise.

Full Review Source: One Guy's Opinion | Original Score: B-

May 25, 2004
Nancy Churnin
Dallas Morning News
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Mr. Pak accomplishes the rare feat of making the viewer think and wonder as he sheds light on little corners of the heart.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News | Original Score: B+

May 13, 2004
Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle

As a complete work, Robot Stories is a solid collection.

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 3.5/5

May 9, 2004
Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer
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These are tales from the heart -- pulsing to a high-tech beat.

| Original Score: 3/4

April 30, 2004
Karen Karbo
Oregonian

Part of the minimalist allure of Robot Stories is that it's much more than the sum of its parts.

Full Review Source: Oregonian | Original Score: B+

April 26, 2004
Peter Hartlaub
San Francisco Chronicle
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Robot Stories is a both a throwback and, hopefully, a sign of things to come.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 4/4

April 16, 2004

E! Online

It's a confident first feature from director-to-watch Greg Pak, one that pulls off sci-fi ideas with a lo-fi budget.

Full Review Source: E! Online | Original Score: B+

April 16, 2004
Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Utilizando a tecnologia (no caso, rob˘s) para estudar a psique e o comportamento humanos, Pak realiza uma antologia irregular, mas muito interessante.

| Original Score: 3/5

April 5, 2004
Manohla Dargis
Los Angeles Times
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There's no pleasure in giving new directors bad reviews and it's especially unpleasant when what's wrong with their work isn't a clumsy performance or two, a sagging second act or a repugnant worldview, but a near-total absence of filmmaking talent.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 2/5

March 12, 2004
Glenn Whipp
Los Angeles Daily News

This collection of four thinly connected pieces possesses an immediate relevance grounded in the everyday tension between the real and the artificial and ever-narrowing distinction between the two.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Daily News | Original Score: 3/4

March 12, 2004
Scott Foundas
L.A. Weekly
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This is a heartfelt endeavor, given weight by Shimono's extraordinary performance.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

March 11, 2004
James Verniere
Boston Herald

An exploration of robot themes in the humanist tradition of such acclaimed authors as Ray Bradbury and Isaac Asimov.

Full Review Source: Boston Herald | Original Score: 3/4

March 1, 2004
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