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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 perks of the corporate boardroom are getting a little less perky. Forget bloated expense accounts and country club memberships- perks for today's top execs are getting heavy on the boring- think financial planning assistance and life insurance. Reuters' Ross Kerber: SOUNDBITE: ROSS KERBER, REUTERS CORRESPONDENT (ENGLISH) SAYING: "We looked through some filings and what we find is that in a lot of cases the big luxury perks are going away and what you are seeing is more spending and more let's call them more mundane areas like life insurance, security, financial planning assistance things like that; a lot of less use of the corporate jet." Casino mogul Steve Wynn is a prime example: SOUNDBITE: ROSS KERBER, REUTERS CORRESPONDENT (ENGLISH) SAYING: "Steve Wynn has recently started paying for a company owned villa that the company was taking care of previously." Taking care of, to the tune of $450-thousand a year. Instead the company nearly doubled Mr. Wynn's health insurance benefits. Total cost: $33,000 bucks last year. AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson saw his "other compensation" slashed by 35 percent- down to a mere half a million bucks. He now pays the company back for personal use of the company jet. AT&T has also stopped paying for fees for executives' country club memberships. In its place- perks like financial planning. The median value of financial and tax planning help for CEO's is on the rise. And getting to use the company's products- For example: Advanced Micro Devices execs get reimbursed for products that use their chips- including Sony PlayStation and Microsoft Xbox.