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Box office report: Madea clobbers Jack Reacher, Moonlight shines in limited release

Keeping up with time-tested tradition, Tyler Perry’s latest installment in the long-running Madea series debuts at the top of the domestic box office, pulling in a stellar $28.5 million across its first three days in wide release.

Boo! A Madea Halloween marks the fourth in Perry’s franchise to launch at the top of the North American chart, the first being 2005’s series kickoff Diary of a Mad Black Woman, which set sail at No. 1 in 2005 with a $21.9 million weekend gross.

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Martha Stewart reveals her sexting history alongside Snoop Dogg, Anna Kendrick on Ellen

Martha Stewart made a big revelation on Wednesday’s episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show: She’s no stranger to the art of sexting.

During the long-running talk show’s recurring segment Never Have I Ever, Stewart — alongside fellow guests Snoop Dogg and Anna Kendrick — each held up their “I Have” signs when DeGeneres asked if they’d ever exchanged sexts with another person.

“Wow, Martha! You’ve sexted? Do you know what that is?” DeGeneres asked the 75-year-old businesswoman. “Yow! To who? Is it someone current or was this a while ago?”

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Critical Mass: The Accountant doesn't add up, Kevin Hart stand-up special delivers

Ben Affleck and Kevin Hart might be going head-to-head at the weekend box office, but, according to critics, there’s no comparing the quality of their respective releases.

EW wants you to make good choices at the movies, so let our Critical Mass guide point you in the right direction of what to see (and what to avoid) this weekend. Check out what the critics are saying about this week’s hottest new releases in the reviews below.

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The Accountant

Opens Oct. 14.

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Box office preview: Ben Affleck chases No. 1 with The Accountant

Kevin Hart and Ben Affleck are set to duke it out for the top spot at the domestic box office, as the leading men both have high-profile releases hitting wide release this weekend. Beginning with Thursday night previews, Warner Bros.’ The Accountant goes toe-to-toe with Universal’s Kevin Hart: What Now?, with both films on-track to gross a healthy number in the mid-teens. 

Here’s what the weekend box office chart could look like on Sunday:

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Anna Kendrick really wants to be Robin to Ben Affleck’s Batman

Anna Kendrick has made public her desire to play Marvel superhero Squirrel Girl. But now she has her sights set on a DC character.

The actress and Ben Affleck, her costar in the upcoming thriller The Accountant, were “interviewed” by MTV News ahead of the movie. While these pre-movie release junket interviews are typical, the two have some fun in this skit, of sorts.

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Ben Affleck is a math genius with a criminal secret in The Accountant trailer

When we last saw Ben Affleck on screen, he was playing a billionaire genius who secretly fights crime as the Caped Crusader in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. In his next film, he’s tackling a somewhat similar role with a criminal twist, starring as an unassuming accounting genius who secretly jets around the world as he freelances for some of the most dangerous crooks on the planet.

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Anna Kendrick and Daniel Radcliffe freak out over Robbie Williams' graphic 'morning glory' story

What’s more priceless than Robbie Williams sharing his real-life story of a sexual encounter with a creepy ending? Watching Justin Timberlake, Anna Kendrick, and Daniel Radcliffe react to the completely inappropriate tale as the cameras roll.

It all went down on the U.K.’s Graham Norton Show over the weekend, with Williams sharing graphic details of a sexual experience in a castle.

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