Ty Burrell

Box office preview: Girl on the Train on track for no. 1 debut

Though it leaves the station with middling reviews from movie critics, Tate Taylor’s adaptation of the bestselling Paula Hawkins novel, The Girl on the Train, has its sights set on snatching the box office crown from Tim Burton’s Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children this weekend.

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Critical Mass: Queen of Katwe holds court over Magnificent Seven

With the fall movie season upon us, sifting through the fluff to find the right film for you can be a daunting task. This weekend, new movies starring Lupita Nyong’o, Jennifer Aniston, and Denzel Washington hit theaters, and EW’s Critical Mass guide is here to help steer you in the right direction.

Scroll down to see what the critics are saying about this week’s hottest new titles in the reviews below. 

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The Magnificent Seven

Opens Sept. 23. 

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Louie Anderson wins best comedy supporting actor at 2016 Emmys

Louie Anderson can add an Emmy to his basket.

The first-time Emmy nominee won the award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy for his role as Christine Baskets on Baskets at the 68th annual Emmy Awards in Los Angeles Sunday.

Anderson took on the challenging task of playing another gender in the new FX series. His character, Christine, is the mother to twins Chip and Dale, both of whom are played by Zach Galifianakis.

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Box office preview: Finding Dory to out-swim Central Intelligence

Swimming into theaters this weekend as Fandango’s top animated pre-seller of all time is Pixar’s long-awaited sequel Finding Dory, and there’s no questioning the hold it has on worldwide audiences.

After the hefty grosses of films like Zootopia, The Jungle Book, and Captain America: Civil War, Disney is looking at yet another 2016 box office giant with its sequel to the 2003 animated hit — one that can set the studio back on course after Alice Through the Looking Glass failed to deliver at the domestic box office.

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Ty Burrell recalls failed attempt to speak whale for Finding Dory

Is it possible for an actor to go too deep while getting into character? Even if the character is a undersea creature?

For Finding Dory cast member Ty Burrell, the answer to both questions is yes. In a preview clip from Thursday’s episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Burrell chats with DeGeneres — who also happens to be his costar — about trying to “speak whale” in the Pixar sequel.

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