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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.
Police confirmed on Friday (January 4) that British supermodel Naomi Campbell was mugged by two assailants who tried to steal her handbag in Paris in late November. Campbell lodged a complaint with police after being attacked by two men on motorbikes in the capital's trendy Marais neighborhood. The men attempted to steal Campbell's bag from inside the car she was in on the evening of November 21. U.S. newspaper The New York Post reported that Campbell had suffered a knee injury in the attack and could require surgery. Former French screen goddess Brigitte Bardot is threatening to follow Gerard Depardieu in asking for a Russian passport, in protest not to tax hikes, but at the treatment of two circus elephants. Bardot is protesting the plan to kill the two elephants who are thought to be carrying tuberculosis. Bardot's threat comes a day after fellow actor Depardieu caused a storm in France by becoming a Russian citizen in protest to high tax rates proposed by the Socialist government, which he accuses of penalizing success. "Star Wars" creator George Lucas will marry his longtime girlfriend Mellody Hobson. The 68 year old Lucas and the 43 year old Hobson, who is the president of Chicago investment firm Ariel Investments, have been together for the past six years. It will be Lucas' second marriage. Lucas sold Lucasfilm and the "Star Wars" franchise to the Walt Disney Co in November for $4.05 billion. Super spy James Bond is getting some Oscar recognition this year. The 007 franchise, which hit the 50 year mark in 2012, will be recognized with a special tribute during the Academy Awards. The Bond movies are the longest running movie franchise in history.