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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.
Here are top 10 shocking celebrity deaths of 2012. Here are 10 Shocking Celebrity Deaths of 2012:Number 10 – Neil Armstrong was deemed a hero after he became the first man to walk on the moon. He passed away in August 2012 at age 82 following complications from a heart surgery.Number 9 – Legendary singer Whitney Houston died at the young age of 48 in February 2012. She had drowned in a tub filled with roughly 12 inches of hot water the night before the Grammy Awards.Number 8 – Famous American television and radio personality, Dick Clark passed away in April. He died at the age of 82 from what was said to be a massive heart attack.Number 7 – Popular, Latina singer, Jenni Rivera died in a plane crash in December. The mother-of-five was only 43-years-old.Number 6 – The son of Sylvester Stallone, 36-year-old Sage Stallone died from natural causes at the age of 36. He had passed away on July 13 from an underlying heart condition.Number 5 – Well know actor and television producer, Andy Griffith passed away in July from an unspecified illness. He was 86-years-old.Number 4 – Johnny Lewis had been an actor on “Sons of Anarchy” and also an ex-boyfriend of Katy Perry. The 28-year-old died in September after he fell from a 15 foot terrace. He had reportedly strangled his elderly landlady prior to falling.Number 3 - Bee Gees member, Robin Gibbs died at the age of 62. He succumbed to a long battle with cancer in May of 2012.Number 2 – Actor, Michael Clarke Duncan was highly regarded for his role in ‘The Green Mile’. He died in September 2012, from respiratory failure following a heart attack. He was 54 years of age.Number 1 – American singer and disco queen, Donna Summer died of cancer in May of 2012. She lived to be 63 years of age.