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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.
Male1: Can a teenager have hernia surgery and who is athletically inclined playing football or baseball or what not, how long a period before he can go back and participate in his sport? Male2: There the answer is a little different. First of all, the operation that we do for a teenager who has a hernia is a little bit different. In a baby, when we do the operation, all we do is find that inguinal hernia sac and stitch it closed. If you did that same operation in a teenager or an adult, the recurrence rate, in other words, the possibility that that hernia would reappear would be very high, maybe 40% or 50%, so in older kids and we use adolescence in teenage years as the cut off for adults, we not only close the hernia sac so that no more skin can go into it, but we take a piece of mesh, usually it is made of some material much like the Gore-Tex jackets that you may see, it is a little cloth mesh and we lay it on top of the repair of the hernia. Now what happens is, your body heals and the scar grows into that mesh and it makes a very strong repair. So in that situation, with teenagers, where we want the mesh to grow to have the scar tissue grow into it, we want the repair to be firm and strong and for the hernia not to recur, we usually tell them to avoid strenuous activity for four to six weeks.