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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.
Host: She better get used to people asking for her autograph
Carey Mulligan: Thank you.
Host: A relative new comer in Hollywood and one who prefers to shy away from any attention, but British actress Carey Mulligan is quietly being tipped to make a few surprises at these years Oscars.
The 24-year old received not just praise for her break out role in the coming of age drama in Education, but also a best actress nomination from the Academy.
And after winning this year’s BAFTA in the very same category, many believed she could just cause an upset and beat out veteran nominees Sandra Bullock and Meryl Streep. Mulligan whose previous credits include bit parts in the Johnny Depp movie Public Enemies and Brothers has been the talk of the town over the last 12 months. Not the least because of her on and off screen relationship with Transformer star Shia LaBeouf.
The two met well the highly anticipated Wall Street 2, Money Never Sleeps in New York and had been almost inseparable ever since.
Male: What do you guys going to do with all those arts and crafts?
Host: Even getting the seal of approval from their director Oliver Stone.
Oliver Stone: Yeah they ended up as a couple.
Host: Can’t barely they’re donating personnel.
Oliver Stone: So you see I have a good casting director.
Host: That news and itself may have been enough to place her alongside Kristen Stewart and fellow Oscar nominee, Anna Kendrick on the front corner of a Vanity Fair special this year in a shoot dedicated to up and coming actresses. She could yet be making her very own headline story on the night after the Oscars too.