An IT worker ends his answer to a coworker’s innocent question with the popular “I could tell you, but then I’d have to kill you.” But he’s not joking. He really means it this time. A darkly comic short film by Max Sherman, starring Ben York Jones and Tim Baltz.
(PG-13 Language) Conan staff writer Aaron Bleyaert shares a series of tips to help guys lose weight. The typical advice of diet, portion control, and exercise are there, along with one other thing that’s even harder. Stars SNL’s Beck Bennett and directed by Ben Berman.
Writer/director/animator Justin Nixon and team’s dystopian stop-motion short tells the story of a family of robots whose tragedy and desire for resolution leads them to the discovery of the dark secret behind the blind devotion of their fellow citizens.
(PG-13 Language) A moving documentary about a prison hairdressing competition in Scotland, and its current champion Francis Duffy, who’s about to be released. The skills and recognition he’s acquired give him hope that his future is still in his hands.
A robot designed to be a temporary office worker is ignored by his co-workers, save for the new HR manager. Neill Blomkamp’s 2006 short film effectively uses a robot as a metaphor for someone who thinks that he is above his peers yet still craves human contact.
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