Andreas Deja, the animator of many of Disney's villains from the 1990s, speaks about the value of studying classic cartoon shorts to aid in his ability to animate. He then goes to the drawing board, where he shows how to bring the Disney character Pluto to life from just one circle, like how he did it for his work in the 1990 short, "The Prince and the Pauper".
The Machinist is the story of Trevor Reznik, a lathe-operator who is dying of insomnia. In a machine shop, occupational hazards are bad enough under normal circumstances; yet for Trevor the risks are compounded by fatigue.
Sam Montgomery is a tomboyish, unpopular girl at school. She has been text messaging a somebody named Nomad for a few months and he asks her to meet him at the Halloween dance at 11:00 in the middle of the dance floor.
Alexander, the King of Macedonia, leads his legions against the giant Persian Empire. After defeating the Persians he leads his Army across the then known world venturing further than any Westerner had ever gone all the way to India.