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):-Warner Bros. Pictures1. Trailer clip - "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey"AP Entertainment London, 11 December 20122. SOUNDBITE (English) James Nesbitt, actor:"There was a great deal of competition but in the same way as like when you're at school. I mean competition I think is quite a good thing. It also can be quite bonding. It was very important for us as actors to bond in the way that the dwarves do, and boot camp gave us that opportunity. But there were some very, very competitive people. Jed (Brophy), who plays Nori, who was involved in 'Lord Of The Rings' and he's a great horseman. I mean Jed will run through a brick wall to beat someone." Aidan Turner:"He's a master of all crafts."3. SOUNDBITE (English) Martin Freeman, actor:"I was a novice on a horse, so I'm not a great horseman but I found I was an enthusiastic learner, but yeah, I was totally at sea really on top of a horse."4. SOUNDBITE (English) Richard Armitage, actor:"I'm a really bad shot when it comes to archery. There were a couple of arrows that ended up in the ceiling and I had to sneakily remove them and cover the holes so nobody knew that it was me. Yeah, terrible at archery."5. SOUNDBITE (English) Aidan Turner : "I went head to head with Orlando, Orlando Bloom, with archery lessons. I thought I was a pretty good shot but he was awesome and quite competitive too and he nailed me every time. I was quite disappointed I wasn't quite as good a shot as he was but he had a lot of practice too didn't he."Warner Bros. Pictures6. Trailer clip - "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey"