Robert Quiroz

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  • Everything Everywhere All at Once
  • The Worst Person in the World
  • The Souvenir
  • The Master

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  • Prey

    ★★★

  • Marcel the Shell with Shoes On

    ★★★★½

  • Parasite

    ★★★★½

  • Shrek Retold

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  • Everything Everywhere All at Once

    Everything Everywhere All at Once

    ★★★★★

    If the universe is as infinite as they say it is, then these weird things that happen aren't just possible – they are inevitable.

    This is a quote from Daniels' short film Interesting Ball, and it gets at the heart of what has long been one of the primary appeals of film for me. If the universe is infinite, and if infinity means everything, then every dream you've ever had, every thought that's crossed your mind, every sentence that could…

  • Descendant

    Descendant

    Sundance 2022 #14

    Sometimes you ask yourself, "People come and they see, but what do they do?" The real test a lot of times is not in coming, it's what do you do when you leave? And unfortunately, too many people say "I've been there". The real question is, what did you do after you left? It becomes another form of entertainment. Most of the people who come here, I'm sure have been blessed beyond imagination. This is just a…

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  • Prey

    Prey

    ★★★

    Like a PB&J sandwich. Simple, not all that filling, probably not gonna remember I had it by tomorrow. But oh so delicious, and damn if they didn't nail that peanut butter to jelly ratio.

    Also I consumed it while I was a little high, so they've got that in common too.

  • Parasite

    Parasite

    ★★★★½

    It's so metaphorical.

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  • Spencer

    Spencer

    ★★★★★

    Telluride Film Festival 48: Film #12

    I don't care about the royal family, and I wasn't a fan of Pablo Larraín's previous loosely biographical psychological drama, Jackie. So when I saw a film in which Larraín was going to give Princess Diana the Jackie treatment on the Telluride lineup, I thought "well that's one movie I don't have to worry about squeezing in this weekend".

    But it ended up playing during one of my volunteer shifts, and boy am I…

  • El Planeta

    El Planeta

    ★★★★½

    Sundance 2021, film 14

    There's a really heavy French new wave influence here (B&W cinematography, weird transitions, and jarring editing), which is quite fun in and of itself. But it's also a lot more than just that too. This film has a strong feminist streak running through it, as well as a delightful sense of humor. I think it's the first film of this fest that I can describe as genuinely charming, and I was totally taken in by it.…