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Netflix CEO Reed Hastings announces the launch of his company's service in Canada, on Sept. 22, 2010 in Toronto. Courtesy of Netflix.

‘Crouching Tiger’ sequel pits theatre owners against Netflix

| Reuters

The sequel to the Oscar-winning movie will be premiered on August 28.

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings announces the launch of his company's service in Canada, on Sept. 22, 2010 in Toronto. Courtesy of Netflix.

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‘Crouching Tiger’ sequel pits theatre owners against Netflix

| Reuters

The sequel to the Oscar-winning movie will be premiered on August 28.

A pumpkin patch in Saanichton, B.C. is seen on Oct. 24, 2009. Courtesy of Kam Abbott

Family Local Entertainment

5 things to do this weekend: Pumpkin festival, ‘Best of Toronto’ food tour & Etsy market

| Patricia D'Cunha

Events happening in the city from Sept. 26-28.

Stevie Wonder To Tour For First Time In 20 Years

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Legally blind woman wants accessible seats for Stevie Wonder show

| Natalie Duddridge and Toronto Staff

In a statement released Monday, MLSE said they do try to accommodate all requests involving accessibility. Video (4)

Devo Brown’s KiSS 92.5 Weekly Top 3 songs: Aug. 31, 2014

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Sam Smith cancels Toronto performance

| Toronto staff

The chart-topping soul singer posted a note to Twitter and Instagram on Sunday afternoon telling his fans that he had tonsillitis and could not speak.

The Maze Runner

Entertainment Movies

‘The Maze Runner’ tops weekend box office

| Reuters

The movie stars MTV 'Teen Wolf' heartthrob Dylan O'Brien Video

The 2013 Junction Music Festival. Source: TheJunctionBIA.com

Entertainment Family Life Local Entertainment

5 things to do this weekend: Words, laughs, and an historical bike ride

| Sarah-Joyce Battersby

Events happening in the city from Sept. 19-21.

Actor Sheldon Bergstrom poses for a photo in Toronto, Aug. 5, 2014, as he prepares for the role of Rob Ford in the upcoming musical "Rob Ford the Musical: Birth of A Ford Nation". THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

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Musical about Rob Ford to go on, but red carpet and opening night party scrapped

| The Canadian Press

The production will be collecting donations for the Canadian cancer society at each show.

Tim Warmels

Entertainment

25 hopefuls vie for Tim’s love on City’s The Bachelor Canada

| Cityline.ca

The Bachelor Canada, Season 2 premieres on Thursday at 8 p.m. ET (9MT/7CT) on City. Video

The sign outside the El Mocambo on Spadina Avenue. CITYNEWS

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Iconic El Mocambo to close in November

| Christine Chubb

Grosso says he spent about $14,000 refurbishing the iconic palm tree sign and hopes it can find a good home. Video

Joan Rivers

Entertainment World

Doctor took selfie before Joan Rivers’ cardiac arrest: report

| Toronto staff

According to a report, the cardiac arrest began as the biopsy was being conducted. Video

Broadway company of NEWSIES. Photo by Deen Van Meer.

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‘Kinky Boots’, ‘Titanic’ & ‘Newsies’ come to Toronto stage in new Mirvish season

| Toronto staff

Nineteen musicals, plays, and performances will be mounted on stages across the city. Video

U.S actor Danny Glover poses with his wife Asake Bomani before a tribute ceremony for his career in film, at the 37th American Film Festival in France, Sept. 7, 2011. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/Michel Spingler

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Lethal Weapon actor appears at Unifor national convention in Vancouver

| The Canadian Press

"I am in great solidarity with you," Glover said.

The Imitation Game

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‘The Imitation Game’ takes top prize at TIFF

| Leslie James and Toronto Staff

The World War II era historical drama about British mathematician Alan Turing, picked up the People's Choice Award for best film.

Actor Benicio Del Toro on the red carpet at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sept. 11, 2014. CITYNEWS

Entertainment

TIFF day 9: Film festival enters homestretch, to wrap up Sunday

| Toronto staff and Eva Fragiskatos

The Toronto International Film Festival runs until Sunday. Video

Dancers perform at the 2012 Roncesvalles Polish Festival in Toronto. Source: Polishfestival.ca

Entertainment Family Life Local Entertainment

5 things to do this weekend: Polka party, art crawl and free film

| Marcia Chen

Events happening in the city from Sept. 12-14.

Viggo Mortensen speaks to Colin and Justin ahead of TIFF premiere. TWITTER/Entertainment City

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TIFF day 8: Premieres keep rolling as festival nears end

| Toronto staff and Eva Fragiskatos

The film festival runs until Sept. 14. Video

Reese Witherspoon at the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 15, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images.

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TIFF 2014: Raw video, red carpets & more

| Toronto Staff

The Toronto International Film Festival is taking place from Sept. 4-14. Here are raw interviews from the red carpet as well as other must-see videos.

Robert Downey Jr. at "The Avengers" film premiere, London, England, April 19, 2012. REX FEATURES

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TIFF 2014: Reports & stories

| Toronto Staff

The Toronto International Film Festival runs from Sept. 4-14. Here's a look at the stories our CityNews reporters covered during the event.

Actress Keira Knightley at the Toronto International Film Festival for the premiere of "The Imitation Game" on Sept. 9, 2014. CITYNEWS

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TIFF day 7: Keira Knightley returns to red carpet for ‘Laggies’ premiere

| Toronto staff

The film festival runs until Sept. 14. Video (3)

TIFF 2014: Julianne Moore & Kate Bosworth discuss 'Still Alice'

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TIFF day 6: Red carpets continue to roll out

| Toronto staff

Fan favorite Benedict Cumberbatch is in town for his film The Imitation Game. Video