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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.
Wall Street is once again making its way toward lifetime highs with investors betting the next leader of the Federal Reserve ...
will be slow to unwind the central bank's stimulative policies. With a rise to 15,494, blue chips are now only one percent below their old record high, and the S&P 500 is even closer. The Nasdaq finished the day lower.
Wall Street is once again making its way toward lifetime highs with investors betting the next leader of the Federal Reserve will be slow to unwind the central bank's stimulative policies. With a rise to 15,494, blue chips are now only one percent below their old record high, and the S&P 500 is even closer. The Nasdaq finished the day lower. Why the Fed optimism? The sun has set on former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers bid to become the next Fed Chairman. He withdrew his name over the weekend. Summers was largely seen as someone who would likely quickly unwind the policies used by the Fed to boost the economy after the financial crisis. The market now thinks Vice Chair Janet Yellen is more likely to get the job and keep a steady hand. By the way, the Fed is expected to trim its $85 billion bond buying program this week. JPMorgan Chase is close to a $700 million settlement for the London Whale trading fiasco, according to a source. The trading scandal resulted in more than $6 billion in losses and tainted the reputation of the bank. There's renewed worries about potential Apple sales in China. China Telecom is making customers pay more of the bill for the iPhone 5S than it did for the iPhone 5, according to the Wall Street Journal. This is of particular concern given Apple's lost market share to cheaper Android-power smartphones. At the same time the so-called lower cost 5C aimed at Chinese customers is being criticized for a high price tag. Shares of Apple fell more than 3 percent, dragging the Nasdaq down as well. Google is buying sharing app Bump for an undisclosed price. The app allows users to share videos, photos, and other kinds of data with a simple bump of two web-enabled devices via servers in the cloud. The app is used on iOS and Android devices. According to a blog, Bump will operate as it has until further notice. Chrysler is close to filing for an initial public offering this week, according to a report in the Financial Times. But the two main stakeholders: Italy's Fiat and an affiliate of the United Auto Workers are still fighting over how much Chrysler is worth. Fiat wants to buy out its partner before an IPO. Finally, stock trading in Europe hit a five-year high as investor appetite for risk heats-up as tensions with Syria cool down.