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.
SHOTLIST (including transcript):-Lionsgate 1. Trailer clip - "I, Frankenstein"AP EntertainmentLondon, 8 January 20142. SOUNDBITE (English) Aaron Eckhart/Actor:"Well, it was the story really. It was a story of a man being rejected by his father, wandering the earth, ostracized, lonely, looking for love, trying to find his purpose in life ... I felt like that was a story that I've lived. I felt like there were times in my life where I've felt the same way. I'm sure everybody that sees the film at one time or another feels the same way."Lionsgate 3. Trailer clip - "I, Frankenstein"AP EntertainmentLondon, 8 January 20144. SOUNDBITE (English) Aaron Eckhart/Actor:"I like the action elements of it. ... I have to say it was probably the hardest movie I ever made in terms of actually my physical exertion. I was exhausted doing this movie. ... I did everything except from if I fall from the roof into a glass plate or something but I did all my own fighting. It was very important for the film. ... this Filipino art of kali stick fighting, which is using two and a half foot rattan sticks to defend yourself ... I had never heard of that and so I took six months of intense work to make that believable and not kill myself or anybody else."Lionsgate 5. Trailer clip - "I, Frankenstein"AP EntertainmentLondon, 8 January 20146. SOUNDBITE (English) Aaron Eckhart/Actor:"I thought I broke my neck one time actually. ... I got hit right in the neck with a stick, a steel stick, and just went, 'Boom,' down, and they said, 'Alright, take two.' I was like, 'Give me a moment.'" Lionsgate 7. Trailer clip - "I, Frankenstein"