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.
North Korea has deported Merrill Newman, an elderly U.S. tourist and war veteran, who has been held for more than a month ...
for alleged hostile acts against the country. Vice President Biden says Newman flew to China. (Dec. 6)
Tags:ap,AP News,Associated Press,merrill newman deported,north korea deportations,north korea detains war vets,north korea hostage
Grab video code:
SHOTLIST:North Korean Government Handout - CourtesyLocation Not Identified - Recent1. Various of Merrill Newman reading from statement VOICE-OVER SCRIPT:NORTH KOREA HAS DEPORTED MERRILL NEWMAN -- AN ELDERLY AMERICAN TOURIST AND KOREAN WAR VETERAN WHO WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY IN LATE OCTOBER AT THE END OF A TRIP TO NORTH KOREA -- AND THE STATE DEPARTMENT IS WELCOMING THE NEWS.LAST WEEKEND, PYONGYANG RELEASED THIS VIDEO OF THE 85 YEAR OLD MAKING AN APPARENT APOLOGY FOR WHAT THE GOVERMENT DESCRIBED AS HOSTILE ACTS TOWARD NORTH KOREA.IT SAYS NEWMAN APOLOGIZED FOR KILLING NORTH KOREANS DURING THE WAR -- AND TRYING TO MEET SURVIVING GUERILLA FIGHTERS HE TRAINED DECADES AGO -- WHILE ALSO RECONNECTING THEM WITH THEIR WARTIME COLLEAGUES LIVING IN SOUTH KOREA.NEWMAN HIMSELF HASN'T COMMENTED ON THE VIDEO -- WHICH SHOWS HIM BOWING -- AND THEN PUTTING HIS THUMBPRINT ON THE DOCUMENT.NORTH KOREA SAYS IT DEPORTED THE 85 YEAR OLD BECAUSE OF THAT APOLOGY -- AS WELL AS HIS AGE AND MEDICAL CONDITION.SIGOUT - Carlotta Bradley/Associated Press