Why Watch? Well, for one thing, you’ll never again see something so closely aligned with the world of octopi that you will call “adorable.” Also because Guest Week here on Short Film of the Day means we’ll be squeezing in a few great animated shorts. Why? Because I love animated shorts. This particular short was recommended to me by a friend and animator who is an authority on things that are adorable, so it was hard to pass up the opportunity to feature it. Then I sat down and watched it and absolutely fell in love. Oktapodi is a 2009 Oscar nominated short that follows the frantic escape of two Octo-friends from the clutches of an evil mastermind seafood delivery driver. As they fly through the streets of a coastal town, all sorts of ink-laden hijinks ensue. And there’s so much delightful personality in all of it, from the frenetic score to the beautifully rendered, big bulging eyes of our octopi heroes. Behold and be delighted, dear friends. What will it cost? Just two minutes and 26 seconds of your tumultuous Tuesday. The answer is yes. You do have more time for Short Films.

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