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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.
A deflated end to the week with investors disappointed in the lack of progress on averting the fiscal cliff. Trading, however, ...
was subdued with investors following coverage of a deadly massacre at an elementary school in Connecticut. So, Wall Street was mostly range bound, although the Nasdaq was weighed down by Apple. For the week: The Dow and Nasdaq shed a mere 0.2 percent.
A deflated end to the week with investors disappointed in the lack of progress on averting the fiscal cliff. Trading, however, was subdued with investors following coverage of a deadly massacre at an elementary school in Connecticut. So, Wall Street was mostly range bound, although the Nasdaq was weighed down by Apple. For the week: The Dow and Nasdaq shed a mere 0.2 percent. The iPhone 5 made a less-than-stellar debut in China, sparking further concerns about sales and growth at the most valuable company in the U.S. stock market. Shares have been battered as of late, losing close to 4 percent on Friday. Best Buy Founder Richard Shulze gets an extension to make a bid to take the struggling retailer private. The new deadline gives him a chance to review Best Buy's full-year performance. But it also extends uncertainty around the company. The stock fell roughly 15 percent, one-day after surging as much as 17 percent. Economic news gave comfort. American wallets should feel a little heavier, according to the Labor Department. That's because consumer prices dropped 0.3 percent in November, the first decline in six months. The dip was largely because it was cheaper to fill-up at the pump, which offset a higher bill at the supermarket. Meanwhile, factory output showed its strongest numbers in about a year thanks to a rebound in auto production. One economist describes the economy as one with "a lot of slack and upside potential." In European action, markets were a bit directionless with signs the euro zone recession is deepening.