Guy Wakes Up With A Hole In His Skull—And Finds Something Gross Inside

You'll have to forgive the morbid short comedy The Grey Matter a few dozen puns, but it makes up for it by being deliciously macabre. A working stiff comes to on the street covered in blood with a nasty hole in his head. Naturally, he's worried—at least until he suddenly hits it off with a beautiful coworker. » 12/16/14 7:00pm Yesterday 7:00pm

A Hilarious Time Travel Film About A Cyborg Who Steals From The Past

If you've watched the goofy George Lucas Special Edition Star Wars: Episode VII trailer, you've already been exposed to director and VFX artist Michael Shanks' work. Here, though, we get something original from him: a comedy about a stranded astronaut who uses a time machine on a post-apocalyptic Earth. » 12/01/14 4:40pm 12/01/14 4:40pm

We Want To Hug This Short About Two Kids With Competing Imaginations

If you need a good happy-cry, take a few minutes to watch Playground, the sweetly animated short film by Ryosuke Oshiro. A boy who has always considered himself a "lone wolf" gets into a competition of imagination with a classmate who, like him, dreams of superpowers, magical forests, and grand cities. » 11/27/14 1:31pm 11/27/14 1:31pm

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

An Aging Fisherman Becomes Intimate With An Increasingly Human Lobster

No, the short film Caterwaul isn't a tale of bestiality, but it is one of a strange relationship between a lonely fisherman and the lobster he decides to take home one day. Even as the lobster longs for the sea and becomes increasingly un-lobster-like, the man can't bear to part from his crustacean companion. » 11/24/14 4:00pm 11/24/14 4:00pm