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Okay let’s see: We’ve got underground suburban casinos, bathroom nail salons, closet massages, bedroom strip clubs, 11-year-old DJs, living room girl-on-girl MMA fight clubs, Will Ferrell in Italian women’s sunglasses, Amy Poehler in a cocktail dress wielding a flamethrower, and all-around bad math. READ MORE: 2017 Summer Movie Preview: Blockbusters And Beyond You’ll find that and much more in “The House,” the new film from writer and director Andrew Jay Cohen (“Neighbors”), which follows middle-aged parents using somewhat unconventional methods to cover the cost of their daughter’s college tuition. Continue reading Will Ferrell & Amy Poehler Gamble Big In New NSFW Trailer For ‘The House’ at The Playlist.

We love Will Ferrell, but it’s been a while since he’s starred in a truly great comedy. Let’s face it, “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues” and “Zoolander 2” were disappointments, “Get Hard” wasn’t what it could be, and while I think that “Casa De Mi Padre” is pretty underrated, it never found an audience. But this summer he’s swinging for the fences with “The House.” Co-starring with fellow ‘SNL’ alum Amy Poehler, this one has a pretty good premise, following a couple who run an illegal casino operation, looking to raise some much needed cash. Continue reading Will Ferrell & Amy Poehler Bet ‘The House’ In New Trailer at The Playlist.

As Barack Obama and John McCain battled to win the U.S. presidency in 2008, the dynamic started to feel familiar. And after a while, it began to become clear why: that match-up was more than a little reminiscent of a fictional presidential race from a few years earlier, in the sixth and seventh season of “The West Wing.” The final years of Aaron Sorkin’s beloved show saw a bright, handsome young Democrat senator Matt Santos (Jimmy Smits) face off against older, maverick, quasi-socially liberal Republican Arnold Vinick (Alan Alda). Continue reading How ‘Parks & Recreation’ Predicted Hillary Vs. Trump & The 2016 Election at The Playlist.

Their ‘Saturday Night Live’ hosting gig earned them a groundbreaking award at Saturday night’s Creative Arts Emmy Awards more

Their ‘Saturday Night Live’ hosting gig earned them a groundbreaking award at Saturday night’s Creative Arts Emmy Awards more

UPDATE: 10:55 AM: Patricia Arquette, who gave an impassioned speech advocating equal pay for women at the Oscars in 2015, took the summit stage today to note this first White House United State of Women Summit is being held 100 years after women got the right to vote. It took the “typical woman” until April 12 of this year “to earn what a typical man had made in 2015,” she noted. For African American women, that equal pay day will not arrive until August 2. For Latinas…