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TORONTO | Olivia Munn finds little support from ‘Predator’ peers

TORONTO — Actress Olivia Munn says she has found little support from her “Predator” co-stars and director after a Los Angeles Times report revealed that Twentieth Century Fox had removed a scene that featured a man who is a registered sex offender. Munn alerted the studio to Steven Wilder Striegel’s status and the scene was … Continue reading TORONTO | Olivia Munn finds little support from ‘Predator’ peers

TORONTO | Q&A: Steve McQueen on his ’12 Years’ follow-up, ‘Widows’

TORONTO— Lynda La Plante’s 1980s British crime series “Widows” had a curious hold of filmmaker Steve McQueen as a 13-year-old boy. The show was about a group of women who, after their criminal husbands are killed, band together to pull off the raid their dead spouses had planned. The women were, to young McQueen growing … Continue reading TORONTO | Q&A: Steve McQueen on his ’12 Years’ follow-up, ‘Widows’

TORONTO | Correction: Film-Toronto Film Festival-Critic Diversity

TORONTO — In a story Sept. 6 about Toronto’s program for increasing critic diversity, The Associated Press misspelled the name of writer Danielle Solzman. A corrected version of the story is below: As curtain goes up in Toronto, new faces fill audiences As the curtain goes up on the Toronto International Film Festival, a new … Continue reading TORONTO | Correction: Film-Toronto Film Festival-Critic Diversity

TORONTO | In wake of shooting, gun ownership under debate in Toronto

TORONTO  — Of all the things people in Toronto are horrified by in the aftermath of the shooting that killed two people and injured 13, this stands out: The man responsible had a handgun. To mass shooting-weary America — where there are about 300 million guns of all kinds — possession of a handgun might … Continue reading TORONTO | In wake of shooting, gun ownership under debate in Toronto

TORONTO | 2 dead, 13 wounded in shooting attack in Toronto

TORONTO — A man clad in black fired a handgun into restaurants and cafes in a lively Toronto neighborhood, killing a 10-year-old girl and an 18-year-old woman and wounding 13 others in an attack that has shaken the confidence of many in the normally safe city. The mass shooting late Sunday in Toronto’s Greektown district … Continue reading TORONTO | 2 dead, 13 wounded in shooting attack in Toronto

TORONTO | Toronto film festival cancels announcement due to shooting

TORONTO — The Toronto International Film Festival is canceling an event to announce its planned film slate due to Sunday’s deadly attack. Festival organizers on Monday say that out of respect for those affected by the attack, the film slate will be announced in a press release instead. Two people were killed and 13 wounded … Continue reading TORONTO | Toronto film festival cancels announcement due to shooting

TORONTO | The Latest: Toronto film fest cancels event over shooting

TORONTO — The latest on the mass shooting in Toronto (all times local): 4:20 p.m. The Toronto International Film Festival is canceling an event to announce its planned film slate due to the deadly mass shooting in the city. Festival organizers said Monday that out of respect for those affected by the attack, the film … Continue reading TORONTO | The Latest: Toronto film fest cancels event over shooting

TORONTO | Gardner gets game-winning hit in 10th, Yanks beat Jays 2-1

TORONTO — Brett Gardner hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the 10th inning and the New York Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 2-1 Sunday for their fourth win in five games. Former Yankees reliever Tyler Clippard (4-3) hit New York’s Greg Bird to begin the 10th, and Tyler Wade came on to pinch run. … Continue reading TORONTO | Gardner gets game-winning hit in 10th, Yanks beat Jays 2-1