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James Franco loves movies. He loves watching them, acting in them, directing them, and even writing them. And now, he’s going to take some of his favorite movie scenes from the most famous films of all time, and re-imagine them in ways that only James can.
Go behind the scenes with some of the biggest digital celebrities to see what life is like when the blogging and tweeting stops.
The story of punk rock singer Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! who came out as a woman in 2012, and other members of the trans community whose experiences are woefully underrepresented and misunderstood in the media.
Documentary shorts conceived of and directed by famous actors. Jeff Garlin, Katie Holmes, Alia Shawkat, Judy Greer, and James Purefoy
Park Bench is a new kind of "talking show" straight from the mind of born and bred New Yorker and host, Steve Buscemi.
Digital influencer Justine Ezarik (iJustine) is back. After covering the world of wearable tech last season, iJustine is expanding her coverage this year by profiling the hottest tech trends across the country.
A 12 episode documentary series following 5 startup companies competing in the 2013 San Francisco TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield as they fine tune their products and eventually present in front of a panel of judges in hopes of winning $50,000 in funding.
Enter the graceful but competitive world of ballet through the eyes of executive producer, Sarah Jessica Parker. This behind-the-scenes docudrama reveals what it takes to perform on the ultimate stage, the New York City Ballet. Catch NYCB on stage at Lincoln Center.
Nicole Richie brings her unfiltered sense of humor and unique perspective to life in a new series based on her irreverent twitter feed. The show follows the outspoken celebrity as she shares her perspective on style, parenting, relationships and her journey to adulthood.
Explore what it means to be human as we rush head first into the future through the eyes, creativity, and mind of Tiffany Shlain, acclaimed filmmaker and speaker, founder of The Webby Awards, mother, constant pusher of boundaries and one of Newsweek’s “women shaping the 21st Century.”
Gwyneth Paltrow and Tracy Anderson spend time with women who've overcome hardship, injury, and setbacks to triumph in the face of adversity.
Hank Azaria’s touching, humorous, and often enlightening journey from a man who is not even sure he wants to have kids, to a father going through the joys, trials and tribulations of being a dad.
SHOTLIST:KRQE - COURTESY KRQE, EMBARGO ALBUQUERQUEAlbuquerque, New Mexico - 21 July 20141. Mid of police car2. Wide of building3. Tight of trash on the ground4. Tight of spider's web on trash5. Tight of broken cement pieces6. Wide of police vehicle7. Tight of police tape++SOUNDBITE PARTIALLY COVERED WITH B-ROLL++8.SOUNDBITE (English) Simon Drobik, Albuquerque Police Department Spokesman (Transcript Below)9. Various of area blocked off with police tape10. Wide of police vehicle through fence11. Wide of area with trash on the ground12. Tight of police tape++SOUNDBITE PARTIALLY COVERED WITH B-ROLL++AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY Albuquerque, New Mexico - 21 July 201413. SOUNDBITE (English) William Toyama / Neighbor on homeless campers (Transcript Below) 14. Various of lot with trash on the ground++SOUNDBITE PARTIALLY COVERED WITH B-ROLL++KRQE - COURTESY KRQE, EMBARGO ALBUQUERQUEAlbuquerque, New Mexico - 21 July 201415. SOUNDBITE (English) Jeremy Reynalds, Founder and CEO, Joy Junction (Transcript Below)AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY Albuquerque, New Mexico - 21 July 201416. Various of lot with trash on the groundVOICE-OVER SCRIPT:THREE NEW MEXICO TEENAGERS ACCUSED OF FATALLY BEATING TWO HOMELESS MEN BEYOND RECOGNITION ARE FACING MURDER CHARGES.....A JUDGE HAS ORDERED THEM TO BE HELD ON $5 MILLION BOND. POLICE SAY THEY ARE ALSO INVESTIGATING CLAIMS BY ONE OF THE TEENS THAT THE TRIO HAD BEEN TERRORIZING THE HOMELESS AROUND ALBUQUERQUE FOR MONTHS. SOUNDBITE: (ENGLISH) Simon Drobik, Albuquerque Police Department Spokesman"That is a hard population to reach out to, because they come in and out of our city, but that is a population we are asking, if anybody knows who works in the social system, that they have expressed that they have been attacked, that they reach out to those people, to have them come to us and let us know what happen to them.THE SUSPECTS ARE 15, 16 AND 18 YEARS OLD. POLICE SAY THEY EXPECT THE TWO YOUNGER SUSPECTS TO BE CHARGED AS ADULTS IN THE CASE.SOUNDBITE: (English) William Toyama / Neighbor on homeless campers"It doesn't happen here. Every now and then you'll see a drunk passed out. I'Ve never seen any crime scenes or murder investigations anywhere around here. It's pretty wild. Pretty heinous crimes too I think." ACCORDING TO THE CRIMINAL COMPLAINT, ONE OF THE TEENS TOLD POLICE THE TRIO HAD ATTACKED MORE THAN 50 PEOPLE OVER THE LAST YEAR.SOUNDBITE: (ENGLISH) Jeremy Reynalds, Founder and CEO, Joy Junction "Effectively immediately this evening, I have instructed our nighttime staff to drive our vehicles --- basically to do a drive like this, just to see if there is anybody down there in those areas in potential need of help."PROSECUTORS ORIGINALLY ASKED THE JUDGE TO SET BOND AT $1 MILLION, BUT THE JUDGE SET IT HIGHER, DUE TO THE GRAVITY OF THE CASE AND THE POSSIBLE FLIGHT RISK. NED BARKER / Associated Press