With the real-life Boston Marathon underway Monday, Hollywood film crews took to the marathon finish line and Fenway Park to shoot scenes for competing movies about the deadly 2013 marathon attacks.
Sean Penn's "The Last Face" about aid workers in Africa will compete at the Cannes Film Festival this year -- along with movies about interracial marriage in 1950s America, illness and poverty in working class Britain and cannibal fashion models in Los Angeles.
Before the Syrian refugee crisis spilled across Europe, first-time feature filmmakers Ellen Martinez and Steph Ching were in Jordan's Zaatari Refugee Camp with their cameras.
Among the many people forced to come to terms with the death and destruction caused by the Boston Marathon bombings were the teenage friends of bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Cuba Gooding Jr. revealed Thursday his role as football star-turned murder suspect O.J. Simpson had taken him to such a dark place that his pastor prayed over his soul.
Patrick O'Brien was a young, budding New York City filmmaker and DJ known as "TransFatty" when his legs suddenly started trembling uncontrollably. Walking became a struggle. He'd lose his balance and often fall down.
You've probably never heard of John Frederick Parker, but he lives on in infamy as the thirsty bodyguard who left Ford's Theatre -- and President Lincoln's side -- to get a drink at the bar across the street.
It's the year's least likely feelgood hit film in which the little guys take on France's richest man and end up laughing all the way to the bank.
A documentary about singer Amy Winehouse has won an Academy Award, but her father isn't celebrating.
It was this time of the year in 2012 that she had just returned from the United States after completing her studies. So I asked her to meet me. There was a lot that we needed to catch up on, gossip included.