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Canada spent last night celebrating the 150th birthday of the Great White North, and the United States will ring in July 4th in just a couple of days. While that means people away for the weekend, and kicking off summer vacations, that hasn’t slowed down the box office. Families packed up the kids and went to see “Despicable Me 3,” which took in $75 million over the past few days. Continue reading ‘Despicable Me 3’ Dominates Holiday Weekend [Box Office] at The Playlist.

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’re less than a month away from the summer movie season, although you would likely think otherwise if you’ve been to a theater near you lately. With hot titles like “Logan,” “Ghost in the Shell,” “Beauty and the Beast,” “Power Rangers,” “Life,” “Kong: Skull Island,” “The Lego Batman Movie” and, err, “CHIPS” all playing in cinemas near you, it can be hard to differentiate between the sizzling summer selections and the ones that now play at seemingly any point in time of the year, no matter the season. Continue reading 2017 Summer Movie Preview: Blockbusters And Beyond 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.

Warner Bros. has announced three release date changes. THE ACCOUNTANT moves from 10/07/16 to 10/14/16.   GOING IN STYLE (New Line Cinema and Village Roadshow) moves from 05/06/16 to 04/07/17.   THE HOUSE (New Line Cinema and Village Roadshow) moves from 06/02/17 to…