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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:SKY NEWS - NO ACCESS UK MAINSTREAM BROADCASTERS/AL JAZEERA/BLOOMBERG. SKY News -- No Access -- UK Broadcasters, Al Jazeera, BloombergLondon, England - December 19, 20131. Mid of victim being wheeled on stretcher2. Mid of Apollo Theater 3. Mid of victim being moved by stretcher4. SOUNDBITE (English) Dee Stephenson, Eyewitness (Transcript Below)5. Mid of victim being wheeled away from ambulance6. Wide of couple being led away from theater 7. Wide of victims being transported by bus8. Wide of two fire fighters on ladder being moved towards roofAP Television - AP Clients OnlyLondon, England - December 19, 20139. Graham Ellis, London Fire Brigade (Transcribed Below)10. Paul Rickett, Chief Superintendent (Transcribed Below)AP Television - AP Clients OnlyLondon, England - December 19, 201311. Wide of Apollo Theater 12. Mid of sign on facade of Apollo TheaterSKY NEWS - NO Access Great Britain, Al Jazeera, Bloomberg13. Mid of trucks and emergency worker walking toward theater14. Mid of victim on stretcher arriving at hospitalVOICE-OVER SCRIPT:MORE THAN SEVENTY FIVE PEOPLE WERE INJURED -- INCLUDING SEVEN SERIOUSLY -- WHEN THERE WAS A PARTIAL COLLAPSE OF THE CEILING AT LONDON'S APOLLO THEATER .AUTHORITIES SAY MORE THAN SEVEN HUNDRED THEATERGOERS WERE WATCHING A PERFORMANCE WHEN THE MISHAP OCCURRED.SOUNDBITE: Dee Stephenson, Eyewitness "We initially thought it was a part of the play. Then what we felt was debris falling on us, a loud bang, debris falling on us and all of a sudden there was like a coat of dust that came on us."AUTHORITIES SAY THE INJURIES RANGED FROM HEAD WOUNDS TO CUTS AND SCRAPES -- AS WELL AS BREATHING PROBLEMS.AND CITY BUSES WERE BROUGHT IN TO FERRY THE INJURED TO NEARBY HOSPITALS. AUTHORITIES HAVE BEGUN INVESTIGATING WHAT CAUSED THE MISHAP.SOUNDBITE:"Quite quickly we're able to establish the nature of the collapse....and confirm it has been confined to some heavy ornate plaster typical of what you'd expect to find at a theater in the West End.SOUNDBITE: Paul Rickett, Chief Superintendent"I have said that there is no evidence to suggest that there is any criminal act taking place this evening, but we're keeping an open mind. The investigation is on-going."THE APOLLO THEATER WAS BUILT IN 1901 -- AND IT SEATS NEARLY 800 PEOPLE.THE COMPANY THAT OWNS IT --- NIMAX THEATERS -- DESCRIBED THE INCIDENT AS SHOCKING AND UPSETTING.SIGOUT - Ross Simpson/Associated Press