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Clip du Jour: Be careful what you wish for, kiddies!

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Did you get that one special gift you really, really wanted for Christmas? If not—well, it could be worse. Check out Alma, a short animated film by an up-and-coming Spanish director named Rodrigo Blaas, to see why. Like a Pixar short crossed with a Twilight Zone episode, Alma—which has garnered acclaim at various film festivals—spins a haunting fable about a cute young girl who sees a doll in a shop window, falls in love with it, and goes in and tries to get it—only to…

Well, just watch it for yourself for a little holiday chill—and when you’re done, feel free to share your worst Christmas-present or toy-related nightmare in the comments.