No, it isn't playing dead. Boston Dynamics' robo-dog Spot experiences a technical failure at Amazon's Re:Mars conference.
'Iron Sky' Official Trailer
Iron Sky is a forthcoming science-fiction comedy film directed by Timo Vuorensola. Set in 2018, it tells a story where German Nazis, after being defeated in 1945, fled to the Moon where they built a space fleet, and are now ready to conquer Earth. The film comes from the makers of Star Wreck: In the Pirkinning and was produced by Tero Kaukomaa of Blind Spot Pictures. Samuli Torssonen was responsible for the computer generated effects of the film. The screenwriters were Johanna Sinisalo and Michael Kalesniko. The film was financed by Energia Productions, Blind Spot Pictures, New Holland Pictures and 27 Films production companies, and it is scheduled to be released on 4 April 2012.