Robot Stories Reviews

December 3, 2004
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.
June 11, 2004
Robot Stories has the look and feel of an above-average student film, but Pak's potential promises better things to come.
May 13, 2004
Mr. Pak accomplishes the rare feat of making the viewer think and wonder as he sheds light on little corners of the heart.
April 30, 2004
These are tales from the heart -- pulsing to a high-tech beat.
April 16, 2004
Robot Stories is a both a throwback and, hopefully, a sign of things to come.
March 12, 2004
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.
March 11, 2004
This is a heartfelt endeavor, given weight by Shimono's extraordinary performance.
March 1, 2004
Impressive if modest debut effort.
February 27, 2004
The work of a feeling thinker who understands how to communicate sincerity without giving you a headache, a cavity, or a lecture.
February 20, 2004
Slight and unsurprising.
February 19, 2004
The collection can be summed up in four words I never thought I'd see together: science-fiction chamber music.
February 13, 2004
The stories, which range in length from 20 to 25 minutes, have an unhurried pace but they never dawdle and never bore.
February 13, 2004
The Twilight Zone for the 21st century.
February 12, 2004
Greg Pak's fantasy anthology piece, which details the ways robots have complicated the lives of humans, has a dexterous sense of wonder that nonetheless leaves the film feeling a bit detached.
February 10, 2004
A quietly impassioned, genuinely stirring indie rarity.
January 10, 2004
Accomplished 2002 quartet of vignettes about artificial human life.