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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.
Stocks finally made some positive headway after a week of mainly losses- driven by the continued partial shutdown of the ...
U.S. government. There was some investor confidence after newspaper reports said Republican House Speaker John Boehner told his party colleagues he would work to avoid a U.S. debt default by allowing a clean vote on the issue. But there are still a lot of worries about the economic impact of the uncertainty in D.C. Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker:
Stocks finally made some positive headway after a week of mainly losses- driven by the continued partial shutdown of the U.S. government. There was some investor confidence after newspaper reports said Republican House Speaker John Boehner told his party colleagues he would work to avoid a U.S. debt default by allowing a clean vote on the issue. But there are still a lot of worries about the economic impact of the uncertainty in D.C. Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker: SOUNDBITE: JEFFREY LACKER, PRESIDENT, FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF RICHMOND (ENGLISH) SAYING: "Federal Reserve policy actions cannot necessarily counteract the effects of fiscal policy uncertainty, declining productivity growth or structural changes in the labor department. And all of these now appear to be playing a role to some degree or another. " For the day all the major U.S. indexes were higher. But for the week the Dow lost ground but the Nasdaq managed a gain. And in Europe: shares rose led by banks as investors welcomed a more stable outlook in Italy- and bet the European Central bank would continue to support the regions financial sector. Twitter was the talk of Wall Street. Its official IPO filing showed revenue at the social networking company almost tripled in 2012. It's expected to go public in November- the ticker TWTR- the exchange though- still undecided. And the devil is in the details- Shares of Tweeter Home Entertainment soared more than 1-thousand percent! Yes- investors mixed it up with Twitter. A clear case for reading the fine print. Or even just the name of the company. Its ticker was TWTR- until a Q was added when it went bankrupt. The stock was mercifully halted by the middle of the day. On the Nasdaq- a delicious debut for Potbelly. Shares of the sandwich chain - which is backed by Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, more than doubled from their IPO price of $14 a share.