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If you’re not a superfan, ‘Hellboy’ is hell, boy

Hellboy is back and he’s got a dirty mouth and a man bun. The third film in the comic adaptation franchise has a new director, a new writer and a new look — led by a swashbuckling hellion who uses expletives and wears one of the most ridiculed hair styles in decades. “Hellboy “ ...

Ben Platt moves away from ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ with new album

NEW YORK — Much of Ben Platt’s debut album “Sing to Me Instead” is inspired by past loves, but he laughs at the notion that he could be pulling a Taylor Swift. Platt says the songs are more about emotions than specifics, so there’s no need to give any former boyfriends a ...

‘Little’ heralds big-time arrival of Marsai Martin

Since Hailee Steinfeld rode into town in “True Grit,” we’ve been fairly blessed by the big-screen breakthroughs of teenage actresses. To name just a few: Anya Taylor-Joy (“The Witch”), Amandla Stenberg (“The Hate U Give”), Elsie Fisher (“Eighth Grade”). Add Marsai Martin ...

Superiorland NIGHTLIFE

Today 8:30 p.m. Live entertainment featuring acoustic jam at Hide-A-Way Bar, Gwinn 9 p.m. Live entertainment featuring open mic with Joe Patrick at Flanigan’s, Marquette Tuesday No events scheduled; Wednesday 6 p.m. Live entertainment featuring Papa Crow and Friends at Ore Dock Brewing ...

The local SCENE

A calendar of local arts and entertainment events Ongoing The Iron Mountain Music Jams are held the last Saturday of the month at the Crystal Lake Senior Center from 1-4 p.m. This is an acoustic jam and welcomes players from all levels. There is no fee and listeners are welcome. The upcoming ...

Henson, Rockwell bring sensitivity to true-life tale

If you didn’t know that “The Best of Enemies” was based on a true story, you’d likely find the premise preposterous, and for a movie, probably ill-advised: A lowbrow Klan leader in North Carolina and a black single mom/community activist are forced into dialogue and become lifelong ...

Joshua Davis to perform in Curtis

CURITS — Tickets will go on sale soon for Joshua Davis’s Sept. 14 performance at the Erickson Center for the Arts in Curtis. He will take to the ECA stage Sept. 14. A tried and true Michigan musician, Davis’s album “The Way Back Home” is his latest full-length studio album and ...

‘Pet Sematary’ exhumes a Stephen King masterwork

Hollywood, in its infinite irony, has resurrected a tale about the unholy perils of resurrection. The mean roads and mangy cats of Stephen King’s “Pet Sematary” are back from the dead in Kevin Kölsch and Dennis Widmyer’s vividly acted, blandly condensed remake of Mary Lambert’s ...

Jeff Hauswirth to release album ‘Forever 29’

HOUGHTON — Al Asad, Iraq, 2006. A long year for some. A year of strife, service to country, and loss of comrades. It all comes through in the anticipated release of Jeff Hauswirth’s debut EP titled “Forever 29,” which will be available soon on all digital outlets. For over 20 ...

Jack Williams to perform Sunday

AMASA — On Sunday, the Second Sunday Folk Dance series features Jack Williams heralded by Sing Out! as “one of the strongest guitar players in contemporary folk.” But Williams is more than just a great guitarist. His songwriting and performance skills are world class as well. White ...

Superiorland Nightlife

Today 8:30 p.m. — Live entertainment featuring acoustic jam at Hide-A-Way Bar, Gwinn 9 p.m. — Live entertainment featuring open mic with Joe Patrick at Flanigan’s, Marquette Tuesday 7 p.m. — Live entertainment featuring David Balding at Blackrocks Brewery, Marquette 8 p.m. — ...

Disney presents a united front with Fox at CinemaCon

LAS VEGAS — It’s not uncommon for Hollywood studios to show a sizzle reel to kick off a CinemaCon presentation, but Wednesday afternoon in Las Vegas, “Avatar,” "Deadpool,” "Toy Story” and “The Avengers” all made their way into the same montage. As the new owners of 20th Century ...

How sweet the sound is in Aretha doc ‘Amazing Grace’

After many dangers, toils and snares, the long-lost Aretha Franklin concert film “Amazing Grace” has finally seen the light, and good Lord is it good. Filmed over two sessions in January 1972 at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in the Watts section of Los Angeles, it captures ...

‘Dumbo’ remake takes flight on its own charms

The original “Dumbo” was released in the summer of 1941 while Germany was spreading across Europe and war was breaking out in the Pacific. Crafted as a simpler Disney fable after the more extravagant “Fantasia” disappointed at the box office, “Dumbo” — only 64 minutes in length ...

Julia Louis- Dreyfus reveals last season story line of ‘Veep’

NEW YORK — Julia Louis-Dreyfus still had tears to shed as she said her official farewell to “Veep.” The only problem is she forgot to bring tissues. Shooting wrapped for the series in December, but those tearful goodbyes were not enough as she and the cast of the HBO comedy series ...