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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.
It was an unexpected way of an announcing a widely expected triumph......a White House telecast by first lady Michelle Obama to reveal that Ben Affleck's thriller Argo had won best picture. SOUNDBITE, Ben Affleck, actor and director, saying (English): "I want to acknowledge the other eight films, there are eight great films that have every right - as much a right to be up here as we do - I want to acknowledge them and thank them for what they did and for many of them who didn't even get nominated this year." Oscar history was made by Daniel Day-Lewis who became the first man to win three best actor Oscars. He also won a long standing ovation as he collected his statuette for his intense performace as U.S. President Abraham Lincoln. SOUNDBITE, Daniel Day-Lewis, actor, saying (English): "I really don't know how any of this happened, I do know that I've received so much more than my fair share of good fortune in my life and I'm so grateful to the Academy for this beautiful honour." Jennifer Lawrence was named best actress for playing a feisty young widow in the comedy 'Silver Linings Playbook', tripping up on her dress while approaching the stage. SOUNDBITE, Jennifer Lawrence, actress, saying (English): "You guys are just standing up because you feel bad that I fell and that's really embarrassing, but thank you." Taiwanese director Ang Lee beat front-runner Steven Spielberg in the race for best director for Life of Pi. In other contests, Anne Hathaway won her first Oscar - best supporting actress for Les Miserables - while 'Amour' gave Austria the best foreign language film. Another Austrian, Christop Waltz, took away best supporting actor for his role as a bounty hunter in 'Django Unchained' -- the movie for which Quentin Tarantino also took the Oscar for best original screenplay.