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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
Dr. Travis Stork: That’s God it was Jim who look like--
Dr. Drew Ordon: What is this gentleman’s—
Kym Douglas: Okay, so you know Jim.
Dr. Drew Ordon: Skin needs.
Dr. Drew Ordon: If you want to see what we’re doing.
Kym Douglas: Yeah.
Dr. Jim Sears: Yeah, I’d like to see. I can’t see a thing.
Dr. Drew Ordon: We’re going to pull.
Kym Douglas: Oh, gosh. Here, bless your heart. Okay, we’re poking his eyes so there. Now we can see him. Hi, Dr. Jim.
Dr. Jim Sears: Oh yeah.
Dr. Drew Ordon: There, you are now you look like a goalie.
Dr. Jim Sears: That’s way better.
Kym Douglas: Okay, so here is the fun secret. You know, way back in like the 30’s and 40’s I heard that movie starts like Paul Newman in different, great like just like you two.
Dr. Drew Ordon: Like Jim Sears.
Kym Douglas: Yeah.
Dr. Jim Sears: Yeah, I get that a lot.
Kym Douglas: They used to actually dip their head in a bucket of ice water and it would restrict the blood vessels and help to reduce the puffiness so I've got a great tip. It’s inexpensive doctors as your aluminum foil. You probably have that at home, right?
Dr. Jim Sears: Yes.
Kym Douglas: Take a piece of aluminum foil about the size of your face, rip it off and cut a little hole in it that would be for your mouth, stick it in the freezer. Can you feel this? It’s a little bit cold doctor because we don’t have a freezer right here.
Dr. Drew Ordon: Yeah.
Kym Douglas: So we put ice packs on it. Put it on the freezer. I laid it along Dr. Jim’s face. Now what you ultimately do is lay down on the bed.
Dr. Jim Sears: Okay.
Kym Douglas: Lay this on your face then you take it off. Are you ready? He is going to look he is 15 right now, and look at him.
Dr. Jim Sears: Wow!
Dr. Drew Ordon: You look like you’re—now.
Kym Douglas: He is—you’re stunning.
Dr. Jim Sears: Did you first put that on? It was really cold. I felt really good.
Dr. Travis Stork: Well, thank you Kym for those great tips.