Jeffrey Tambor

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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Transparent creator on season 3: 'Things don't get easier for the Pfeffermans'

The characters of Amazon’s Transparent had a whirlwind second season, as Maura found companionship and acceptance. But that doesn’t mean the drama is over for the Pfefferman family in season 3. In fact, creator Jill Soloway promises the opposite.

“Things don’t really get easier for any of the Pfeffermans,” she tells EW in an interview. “I think if they got easier, the show wouldn’t be good anymore. So, things just keep getting harder.”

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Transparent: Maura shatters glass in exclusive clip

Maura (Jeffrey Tambor) breaks the glass ceiling in Transparent’s latest season — or rather, the glass wall.

In an exclusive clip from the Amazon half-hour, Maura tells Josh (Jay Duplass), “I am a Jewish woman, Joshy, and Jewish women do whatever they want.” And in this case, doing whatever she wants means smashing a glass divider as her shocked son watches on. Don’t worry, though: She makes sure to cover his head in a protective trash can before making the mess.

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Emmy winner Jeffrey Tambor: Please give transgender talent a chance

All hail Jeffrey Tambor.

The veteran actor continued his reign as Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series at the 68th annual Emmy Awards in Los Angeles Sunday. He won the golden statuette for the second year in a row for his role as Maura Pfefferman on Transparent. In the process, he delivered an impassioned plea to Hollywood to give transgender talent more opportunities.

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SAG Awards 2016: Jeffrey Tambor on trans awareness: ‘Non-education is no longer an alibi’

Jeffrey Tambor earned his first-ever SAG Award on Sunday, and onstage, the Transparent actor dedicated his win to the entire transgender community. Backstage after his win, Tambor revisited his comments, adding that trans awareness is an issue that we all need to pay attention to.  

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SAG Awards 2016: Jason Bateman, Jeffrey Tambor have Arrested Development reunion

There was a touching Bluth family reunion at the 2016 SAG Awards.

When Jeffrey Tambor was named best actor in a comedy, a familiar face presented him with the statue: his Arrested Development on-screen son, Jason Bateman. Before reading the Transparent actor’s name off the card, Bateman uttered four sweet words: “Get up here, Dad.”

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Aziz Ansari's Golden Globes prop: 'Losing to Jeffrey Tambor With Dignity'

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Aziz Ansari, who was nominated a Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Television Comedy for his performance in Master of None, came prepared Sunday night. But not to win. He came prepared to lose to Jeffrey Tambor.

Golden Globes 2016: Best and Worst Dressed

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