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Pluto Can Become A Full-Fledged Planet—But Only With Stellar Dance Moves

Now this is one of the sillier takes we’ve seen on Pluto’s journey from planet to dwarf planet, but it’s also pretty adorable. In the short film Stellar Moves: The Story of Pluto, Pluto is a young man who wants to join the popular dancers known as the Planets, but he’s going to need some astronomical help on his moves. » 5/18/15 3:40pm 5/18/15 3:40pm

Hollywood, Make This Alien Whale Hunting Short A Full-Length Movie ASAP

Ruairí Robinson directed the critically panned Last Days of Mars and was once attached to direct the live-action Akira movie, but he's best known for his short films. Still, after seeing jaw-dropping this proof-of-concept teaser for The Leviathan, we want a feature-length version of Robinson's monster-hunting film. » 3/17/15 10:53am 3/17/15 10:53am

This Short Is A Brilliant Example Of Silent, CG-Animated Storytelling

The premise of the animated short film Le Gouffre is simple: two friends need to get across a broad chasm, so they start to build a bridge from one end to the other. But over the course of ten minutes, we're treated to a beautiful, wordless drama about friendship, filled with plenty of tense action. » 2/07/15 12:09pm 2/07/15 12:09pm

This Starts As A Cute Toy Soldier Movie—Then Reveals The Terrors Of War

In order to cope with the battle around him, the soldier in this short film imagines a land where toy soldiers kill only balloons, shoot daisies from their rifles, and receive chocolate coin medals. But even in his imagination, he can't escape the horrifying truth about war and what it costs the people who fight. » 11/26/14 11:30am 11/26/14 11:30am

Book Of Life Teaches Us The True Meaning Of The Day Of The Dead

Amidst all of horror movies coming out in honor of Halloween, The Book of Life celebrates a rather different holiday: the Mexican Day of the Dead. And while, as a movie, it has its flaws, Book of Life is like a great party—filled with wondrous decorations, interesting people, lots of fun, and a valuable message… » 10/17/14 9:17am 10/17/14 9:17am