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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.
SHOTLIST:AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY Sochi, Russia - February 10, 20141. SOUNDBITE (English) Sage Kotsenburg, US slopestyle snowboard gold medallist:"Yeah, life in the village is awesome. It's just so cool to, like, be part of different cultures and countries all in, like, one little zone. We're up in the mountain village and so, you know, we're right at the base of the mountain, we can walk to any event we wanted to and watch sports we've never even watched in real life."++SOUNDBITES SEPARATED BY FLASH OF WHITE++2. SOUNDBITE (English) Sage Kotsenburg, US slopestyle snowboard gold medallist:"People came out and said that it (the course) was dangerous and deemed it actually unsafe to ride, which I think was pretty absurd, because the people that have competed in big contests like X Games, and Dew Tour, and have done contests like that, none of us were the ones saying these things, it was people who haven't experienced a big course before."STORYLINE:US gold medallist Sage Kostenburg has dismissed claims by other athletes that the Olympics snowboard course is unsafe.At an International Olympic Committee (IOC) news conference on Monday, he said comments made ahead of the slopestyle contest were "pretty absurd"."The people that have competed in big contests like X Games, and Dew Tour, and have done contests like that, none of us were the ones saying these things," the snowboarder said. "It's people who haven't experienced a big course before."Asked about the atmosphere in the Olympic village, Kostenburg described it as "awesome".