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Blogger calls 911 over phone use at film screening

2013-09-10 08:45
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Toronto - A movie blogger irate about cellphone usage during a Toronto International Film Festival screening called 911 to report the offence.

At a midnight screening on Monday, blogger Alex Billington became increasingly annoyed by constant texting and e-mailing at a screening for press and film industry members. After first complaining to theatre managers, Billington took the extreme step of dialing the police.

He said the emergency dispatcher laughed at his complaint, but Billington took to Twitter to vent his anger. He claimed to be concerned that the film, the horror movie The Sacrament, was being pirated, and that "drastic measures" were called for in restoring moviegoing etiquette.

"I'm just trying to fight the good fight," wrote Billington, "even if others don't agree with my methods." publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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