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Arteta clearly wants to satirize the way Hollywood stereotypes Latinos - the part he writes for Carlos on the soap opera, as a gardener with the hots for his housewife client - is ludicrously cliched - but he overdoes the satire, along with nearly everything else in the movie, which is full of random ideas and impulses that never coalesce into a clear tone or point of view.
He overdoes the thoughtfulness bit a little, but that never becomes the interesting control issue it could have been.