Short film: A cute cat with a mean spacesuit faces some evil alien bees

This short film by French director Loïc Bramoullé displays the coolest spacesuit I've ever seen. Not just because its mean range of weapons, but also for its (artificial) intelligence to make decisions that protect its owner—a cute cat that seems a bit out of place—from things like evil alien bees. » 9/11/14 11:31pm Thursday 11:31pm

What happened to your favorite cartoon characters after they got famous

Like most people who got too famous too fast or too rich too young, it's no surprise that our favorite cartoon characters would burn out and get fat, drunk and be out of work too. Well, if they were real. Steve Cutts made this short animation that imagined the harsh reality of cartoon characters past their prime. » 9/11/14 8:20pm Thursday 8:20pm

Super slick CGI movie teaser makes me want to see the whole thing

CGI and visual effects are often over used in mainstream movies these days but there are still some really cool sequences that can only pop and make you gasp with the help of VFX. This short teaser for The Message, a short film by Industry Visual Effects, goes all in on CGI and it looks pretty fun. » 9/08/14 11:13pm 9/08/14 11:13pm

Short film: The dark side of the Earth is called human greed

I don't know how scientifically accurate the script of this short film by French director Aćim Vasić is. It seems very unlikely that planets can shift their orbits the way the film describes but there's something undeniably true that makes this movie worth watching: Its depiction of human greed. » 9/08/14 10:49pm 9/08/14 10:49pm

The Dude comes back for more White Russians in new twisted short

I don't know if Jeff Bridges shares the same love for the White Russian as The Dude does. But the guys at the Mexican liquor brand Kahlúa—one of the main ingredients of the cocktail—seem to think so because they just produced this twisted-ending short film starring Jeff Bridges—or maybe The Dude, who knows. » 9/02/14 11:00pm 9/02/14 11:00pm

Short film shows the dangers of a computer that makes wishes come true

What would you do with a magic computer that could make anything you want to appear in front of you. No payments, no three-day Amazon Prime shipping—just type something and boom, it's yours. It sounds awesome until you see what happens in this short directed by Spencer Susser. » 8/25/14 7:35am 8/25/14 7:35am

This animation short is so good that they're making it into a full movie

This short film created by former Pixar animator Adam Wood is so good that Adam McKay and Will Ferrell will be producing a movie based on it. It tells the story of a clumsy janitor at a museum who accidentally finds himself inside the sophisticated, out-of-control armor of a famous supervillain. » 8/15/14 10:18pm 8/15/14 10:18pm

Sweet short film shows how tough life is for a teenager in love

Love is tough as an adult but, remember when you were a young teen dreaming about that person at school or in your building, the one who never paid attention to you? That's the case of the young man in Paper Planes—a sweet short film created by London-based Jamie Childsand his paper plane love notes. » 8/01/14 8:23pm 8/01/14 8:23pm

Pixar-worthy animated short shows how unpredictable love is

This is the story of two people that are so different that they are meant to be together. He is the unluckiest guy on earth, everything he tries ends up badly. And she is the exact opposite. As I said, the perfect couple—for a romantic story. A pitch-perfect animation short by Mike Bidinger and Michelle Kwon. » 7/31/14 9:01pm 7/31/14 9:01pm

Mind-twisting short shows that ignorance is bliss

Imagine that you have the ability to know how many times people lied in their life. Or how many days they will live just by looking at a number displayed on the top of their heads. That's the premise of this mind-twisting short film by Robert Hloz: Two people with that rare ability meet randomly on the street. » 7/24/14 9:58pm 7/24/14 9:58pm

David Cronenberg's new short shows how powerful your mind can be (NSFW)

This is not a typical David Cronenberg film. You won't find his classic exuberant makeup effects or visceral transformations. The Nest is just two characters having a conversation in a long point-of-view shot. It's so good that I sat through the entire nine minutes without blinking. It completely twisted my mind. » 7/01/14 11:40pm 7/01/14 11:40pm

Short film shows why a world without secrets would end up badly

This surreal short film shows how life in a western saloon changes dramatically thanks to the malicious influence of a smart-ass voiceover. The voice reveals all the thoughts from the villagers dragging them into a true ballet of death. The film, directed by Erick Kissack, features the voice of Nick Offerman. » 6/25/14 1:14am 6/25/14 1:14am

This sci-fi death match in space short is better than Hollywood movies

If you crossed Hunger Games with Oblivion, mixed in some feelings of Moon, sprinkled a little of action from that Bourne movie without Matt Damon and shook it all up with astronaut suits, futuristic guns, another planet and an eerie death match you would get Project Skyborn, a heart pumping short by Marko Slavnic.… » 3/14/14 12:14am 3/14/14 12:14am

This cute animation about love is just as good as any Pixar short

Sit back, grab a hot cup of tea, maybe open up a bag of cookies and enjoy yourself with this lovely musical animation called Love in the Time of Advertising. It's a short made by David Bokser & Matt Berenty and it's adorable in all the right ways, punching through with humor, emotion, double meanings and visual style… » 1/29/14 10:54pm 1/29/14 10:54pm