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‘Boo! A Madea Halloween’ scares off ‘Inferno’ at North American box office

LOS ANGELES: Boo! A Madea Halloween" -- the latest installment in Tyler Perry's Madea comedy franchise -- beat out "Inferno" to top the North American box office for a second weekend, industry estimates showed Sunday. Lionsgate's "Boo!" -- in which Perry reprises his role as a tough-talking matriarch -- took in $16.7 million for a total of $52 million, box office tracker Exhibitor Relations said. "Inferno," the third installment of Sony's "Da Vinci Code" franchise, directed by Ron Howard, fizzled during its debut…

Affleck plays hero bookkeeper in The Accountant

LOS ANGELES: Ben Affleck walked the red carpet at the premiere of his latest movie “The Accountant” in Los Angeles on Monday. The American actor plays Christian Wolff, a small town accountant who secretly keeps the books for some of the world’s most dangerous criminal organizations. "This is a great movie. It’s very original, very fresh. I loved the concept and the character, so the whole thing was a lot of fun," Affleck told Reuters at the premiere. Affleck’s co-stars include Anna Kendrick, John Lithgow, J.K. Simmons and…