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.
VOICE-OVER SCRIPT:(nats singing)AUTHORITIES IN ARKANSAS SAY COUNTRY CHART TOPPING SINGER MINDY MCCREADY HAS DIED IN AN APPARENT SUICIDE. SHERRIFFS ANNOUNCED THE TROUBLED COUNTRY STAR WAS FOUND DEAD IN HER ARKANSAS HOME FROM A SINGLE SELF-INFLICTED GUN SHOT TO THE HEAD. SHE WAS 37. HER SUICIDE COMES JUST WEEKS AFTER HER LONGTIME BOYFRIEND AND FATHER OF ONE OF HER TWO BOYS, DAVID WILSON TOOK HIS OWN LIFE. HE WAS FOUND ON THE SAME PORCH WHERE MCCREADY WAS FOUND SUNDAY NIGHT.SHE ARRIVED IN NASHVILLE AS A TEENAGER WITH AN ARMFUL OF KAROKE TAPES AND WAS LATER SIGNED TO B-N-A RECORDS. SHE BECAME A COUNTRY SENSATION BACK IN 1996 WITH HER HIT, "GUYS DO IT ALL THE TIME", SELLING OVER 2MILLION COPIES OF HER ALBUM, "TEN THOUSAND ANGELS". IN 2008, SHE MADE HEADLINES CLAIMING A RELATIONSHIP WITH BASEBALL GREAT ROGER CLEMENS. REPORTS SAY THEY MET AT A KARAOKE BAR WHEN SHE WAS A TEENAGER. BUT, SHE SPENT MUCH OF HER CAREER BATTLING DRUGS AND ALCOHOL, NEARLY OVERDOSING ON DRUGS MORE THAN ONCE AND EVEN ATTEMPTING TO SLIT HER WRISTS IN 2008.2013 WAS ALREADY OFF TO A ROCKY START WHEN MCCREADY WAS FORCED INTO COURT-ORDERED REHAB EARLIER THIS MONTH AFTER HER FATHER SAID SHE WAS ABUSING DRUGS AND ALCOHOL AGAIN. THIS PROMPTED HER FORMER BOYFRIEND BILL MCKNIGHT TO REIGNITE A CUSTODY BATTLE OVER MCCREADY'S OLDEST SON ZANDER, SAYING HE BELONGS WITH HIM. (COURTESY: WFTS)SOUND BITE, Bill McKnight (former Boyfriend): "For the life of me, I can't figure out why he's not home right here with me, in a stable environment."SHE WAS ON THE CABLE REALITY SHOW, "CELEBRITY RE-HAB" AND IS NOW THE FIFTH CELEBRITY TO HAVE DIED AFTER APPEARING ON THE SHOW.AN AUTOPSY IS PENDING.SIGOUT - Name/Associated Press