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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:Westminster Police Dept. Video - CourtesyJefferson County, Colorado - Undated1. Police Handout video of Jessica RidgewayCourt Sketches - Jeff Kandyba -- CourtesyJefferson County, Colorado - October 1, 20132. Sketch of Austin Sigg and attorneys3. Sketch of Austin SiggKMGH - Courtesy -- Embargo, Denver, ColoradoJefferson County, Colorado - Undated File VideoWestminster Police Dept. Video - CourtesyJefferson County, Colorado - Undated4. Police Handout video of Jessica Ridgeway5. SOUNDBITE (English) Peter Weir, Prosecutor (transcribed Below)Jefferson County Sheriff's Office -- CourtesyJefferson County, November, 28, 20126. Photo of Austin SiggCourt Sketches - Jeff Kandyba -- CourtesyJefferson County, Colorado - October 1, 20137. Sketch of Austin Sigg 8. Sketch of Austin SiggWestminster Police Dept. Video - CourtesyJefferson County, Colorado - Undated9. Police Handout video of Jessica RidgewayVOICEOVER SCRIPT:THE TEENAGER ACCUSED OF ABDUCTING AND KILLING 10-YEAR-OLD JESSICA RIDGEWAY COULD GET LIFE BEHIND BARS AFTER PLEADING GUILTY TO THE CRIMES.18 YEAR OLD AUSTIN SIG WAS DUE TO GO ON TRIAL ON THURSDAY -- AND HIS ATTORNEYS ADVISED HIM NOT TO MAKE THE PLEA.HOWEVER, PROSECUTORS SAY THE EVIDENCE AGAINST HIM WAS OVERWHELMING.RIDGEWAY WAS ABDUCTED LAST OCTOBER WHILE SHE WAS WALKING TO SCHOOL.PROSECUTORS SAY SIGG PULLED HER INTO HIS VEHICLE -- TIED UP HER HANDS AND FEET -- TOOK HER TO HIS HOUSE WHERE HE STRANGLED HER -- AND THEN DISMEMBERED HER BODY IN A BATHTUB.SOUNDBITE: Peter Weir, Prosecutor"Today, Austin Sigg is held accountable for the despicable that he has done and the horrors that he perpetrated on our community....(cut)....this case is about justice for jessica."SIGG ISN'T ELIGIBLE FOR THE DEATH PENALTY BECAUSE HE WAS 17 AT THE TIME OF THE CRIME.BUT, HE FACES A MINIMUM SENTENCE OF 40 YEARS -- WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF PAROLE.PROSECUTORS HOPE THE JUDGE WILL HAND DOWN A LIFE SENTENCE.TUESDAY -- SIGG ALSO PLEADED GUILTY TO AN EARLIER ATTACK ON A JOGGER AT A LAKE IN RIDGEWAY'S NEIGHBORHOOD.SIG OUT / ASSOCIATED PRESS.