Authentic voices. Remarkable stories. AOL On Originals showcase the passions that make the world a more interesting place.
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.
Syrian rebels in retreat -- but not before capturing Assad's soldiers. Amateur video posted Tuesday purports to show rebels ...
capturing two government soldiers in the Baba Amr district of Homs, Syria's third biggest city. Reuters cannot independently verify the images, and it's unclear what happened to the two soldiers after their capture. But the footage was reportedly shot the same day rebels LOST this district to government forces.
Tags:reuters,baba amr,bashar al-assad
Grab video code:
Syrian rebels in retreat -- but not before capturing Assad's soldiers. Amateur video posted Tuesday purports to show rebels capturing two government soldiers in the Baba Amr district of Homs, Syria's third biggest city. Reuters cannot independently verify the images, and it's unclear what happened to the two soldiers after their capture. But the footage was reportedly shot the same day rebels LOST this district to government forces. The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said pro-government forces recaptured Baba Amr on Tuesday, after more than two weeks of fighting off a surprise push by rebels. Baba Amr was the epicenter of the armed rebellion against Assad two years ago. Tuesday saw more violence in other parts of Syria, too. Video reportedly shot in Hama province appeared to show air strikes by government forces. And in the capitol, Damascus, a car bomb killed three people and wounded dozens more, according to Syria TV. In Idlib Province, activists say residents were trapped under rubble, after fighting there on Monday. The violence in Syria continues as President Bashar al-Assad's diplomatic isolation is deepening. On Tuesday, and to applause from Arab heads of state, opposition leaders took Syria's seat at an Arab League summit for the first time.