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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.
The evening traffic congestion begins along "Candy Cane Lane" in Los Angeles. For the past 50 years residents here have ...
lit up their homes - and the neighborhood - with elaborate Christmas decorations. And for many who've grown up with fond memories of the spectacle, no Christmas is complete without a visit to their favorite light show.
The evening traffic congestion begins along "Candy Cane Lane" in Los Angeles. For the past 50 years residents here have lit up their homes - and the neighborhood - with elaborate Christmas decorations. And for many who've grown up with fond memories of the spectacle, no Christmas is complete without a visit to their favorite light show. SOUNDBITE: Serena Santa Maria of Los Angeles, California, saying (English): "It makes me feel nostalgic. I am the one that wanted to come because, it hasn't really felt like Christmas this year. It just really brings the Christmas spirit." SOUNDBITE: Diane Mendoza of Los Angeles, California, saying (English): "She loves lights, she loves to come every year." SOUNDBITE: Julie Holgoman of Los Angeles, California, saying (English): "Seriously in California, when you have such nice weather you really need the lights, it makes you feel good." Residents go all out to bring a wintrier atmosphere to the city of endless summer. SOUNDBITE: Peter Grossman, homeowner on Candy Cane Lane, saying (English): "You hear the kids driving by and saying "Merry Christmas" and "Happy Holidays" and that is what I do it for. To hear that and see the cheer for the season." SOUNDBITE: Maria Loweski, homeowner on Candy Cane Lane, saying (English): "My grandmother was one of the ones to start it. We do it every year and we drive it almost every night. They love it. My husband puts almost 80-thousand lights for them." And even though the road is called Oxnard Street for 11 months of the year, residents revel in the opportunity to make the holiday season shine on "Candy Cane Lane".