An American director's short film about an Israeli army raid in a Palestinian refugee camp ends with a surprise — literally involving a rabbit, though not one pulled from a hat. The story told in "The Warren" is meant to question the ways Israelis and Palestinians see each other as a result of their long-running conflict.

Drew Barrymore is now a mommy of two.

Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

Summer is the season of Michael Bay.

The International Indian Film Academy is holding its annual awards ceremony in Tampa starting Wednesday.

The so-called Bollywood Oscars have been held in Macau, Singapore, London — and now, Tampa?

After Chris Pratt tweeted a shirtless photo of himself to flaunt the shape he had gotten into for "Zero Dark Thirty," he received, he says, a "giant ball of criticism" from his friends. It also helped land him the lead in one of the summer's biggest movies.

Cuba is dedicating this year's Havana Film Festival to the late Nobel Prize-winning novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

In Hollywood parlance, they "meet cute" - hestumbles into her first classseat on the train to Edinburgh.

Shirley Knight, whose first screen appearance was in 1955's "Picnic" and who collected her first Oscar nomination for 1961's "The Dark at the Top of the Stairs,"gets the spotlight one more time in "Redwood Highway," playing a woman who walks from a retirement home to the coast of Oregon just to prove she can.

Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson on Tuesday denied a claim that he listened to a hacked voicemail left by actress Sienna Miller for James Bond star Daniel Craig.

He has the second longest-running song in the history of the Billboard Hot 100 chart. You've likely heard the song — but not the name of the man who created it.

Francis Richard Moore, father of filmmaker Michael Moore, has died at age 92.

ABC's brainy new medical drama "Black Box" does a neat trick: It dares viewers to imagine for themselves the cost-benefit ratio of addiction, and does it without taking a firm stand.

Relatives of David Foster Wallace say they're opposed to the upcoming film "The End of the Tour," which is based on David Lipsky's 2010 book "Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself: A Road Trip with David Foster Wallace."

Captain America really is unbeatable — at least at the box office

Average movie ticket prices dropped in the first quarter of this year from the end of 2013, but were still slightly higher than a year ago.

Actress Eva Longoria is producing a film that takes a hard look at why Latinos punch below their political weight.

A lot of performers who come out of comedy, sketch and improvisation would rather die than do next-to-nothing on camera. Kristen Wiig, on the other hand - no problem. She can watch, and listen and be interesting. She's comfortable working on a small canvas with incremental brushstrokes, which makes her an apt match for the isolated, insulated character at the heart of "Hateship Loveship."

The producers behind the last two Oscar telecasts are coming back for a third time.

As plain and simple as the title is, it still gives the story away.

John Travolta will appear during the 15th International Indian Film Academy awards in Tampa.

A runaway train tale is a disaster made for the movies. It happens in real time, a ticking clock thriller where "the end of the line" is literally the end of the line for its victims. We learn which characters have "character" over the course of the crisis.

John Travolta will appear during the 15th International Indian Film Academy awards in Tampa.

LOS ANGELES - It's not so much that Jim Jarmusch has edged toward the mainstream but rather that the mainstream has moved closer to him. Over the years the gravitational pull of his slant, laconic sensibility in films such as "Mystery Train," "Dead Man" and "Broken Flowers" has brought him in contact with a classic gallery of performers including Tom Waits, Joe Strummer, Gena Rowlands, Johnny Depp, Bill Murray and many more.

Every homeless man has a story. And in the case of Dwight Evans, the "Duck Dynasty"-bearded hermit of the minimalist thriller "Blue Ruin," it's a minor epic.

If you were rooting for the movie "Frankie & Alice" to beat "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" at the box office a couple of weeks ago, you fell almost $95 million short of your goal.

A struggling public library in Rhode Island is getting help from actor Alec Baldwin — again.

Federal prosecutor say former Baton Rouge businessman Gregory M. Walker, who has admitted defrauding buyers of $1.4 million in Louisiana film tax credits that he did not own, allegedly enticed $325,000 from other investors in July.

A zombie movie will be dedicated to two men who died in a plane crash while filming in north Florida.

Lindsay Lohan says she suffered a miscarriage during the taping of her reality TV series.

A Purdue University professor's documentary film production on climate change is premiering the day after Earth Day.

Joss Whedon is releasing a film he wrote as a $5 digital download, bypassing the normal channels of independent film distribution.

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter never surrendered hope of regaining his freedom, not even after he was convicted of a triple murder, then convicted again and abandoned by many prominent supporters.

Disney's "Captain America: Winter Soldier" fended off its competition at the box office, holding onto the No. 1 spot for the third week in a row by drawing an estimated $26.6 million, while the new science fiction thriller "Transcendence" finished fourth.

A quarter-century after "Field of Dreams" debuted in movie theaters, the northeastern Iowa farm where it was filmed remains at the center of simmering debates.

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter never surrendered hope of regaining his freedom, not even after he was convicted of a triple murder, then convicted again and abandoned by many prominent supporters.

Captain America continues to vanquish box office foes, triumphing in ticket sales for the third consecutive week and dominating over megastar Johnny Depp's new movie.

Animal welfare activists picketing Liam Neeson's home on Saturday said they don't agree with him that the city's carriage horses should keep working.

The head of Egypt's censorship board has resigned after the country's prime minister overruled his decision to allow a film starring a sultry Lebanese singer to be shown.

Credit card receipts, telephone records and production schedules show that "X-Men" franchise director Bryan Singer was not in Hawaii when a lawsuit claims he sexually abused a 17-year-old on the islands, a defense attorney said Friday.

First-time movie producer and mom-to-be Chelsea Clinton has premiered a short film at the Tribeca Film Festival.

LOS ANGELES - It's a tantalizing combination of words - Woody Allen is a pimp - that seems custom-made for tabloid fodder. And while cheeky headline writers may still be inclined to exploit the phrase, actor and filmmaker John Turturro had more artistic intentions when he decided to cast the controversial comedian as an aging procurer in his "Fading Gigolo."

A Pennsylvania college is paying tribute to one of the last surviving members of the World War II group known as the Monuments Men.

First-time movie producer and mom-to-be Chelsea Clinton has premiered a short film at the Tribeca Film Festival.

Idris Elba has welcomed a baby boy named Winston.

PHILADELPHIA - When we last checked in with Steve Coogan - all the way back in early December - the British actor and comedy star was chin-deep in awards-season mode, campaigning for "Philomena," the prestige picture in which he starred opposite Judi Dench, and which he cowrote and produced. It was based on the true story of an Irish retiree who joined a British journalist to look for the son she gave up for adoption as an unwed teen living in a Catholic convent.

The future - at least director Robert Zemeckis' idea of the future, as envisioned in 1989 - arrives, in our present space-time continuum, in 553 Earth days. That date, Oct. 21, 2015, is when "Back to the Future Part II" is set, and the movie imagines a world of flying vehicles, hoverboards, drone dog-walkers - and in the future a lot of stuff will float, apparently.

A trove of government documents reveals widespread domestic surveillance of Americans. Leaked revelations hit the front pages of newspapers. A powerful governmental agency is brought under scrutiny.

Perhaps at some point it will again be possible to write the name Woody Allen and go from there. But after a year marked by artistic highs and controversial lows for the filmmaker, it seems impossible. To address the elephant in the room, all you'll find on the docket today is a look at "Fading Gigolo," an amusing indie film that includes some of Allen's finest work as an actor in years.

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