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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 Wednesday 6 p.m. — Live entertainment featuring Delta Duo at Lagniappe, Marquette 6 p.m. — Live ...

‘The Rhythm Section’ is a fresh take on old formula

When you think of top-notch movie assassins, there’s a good chance you conjure up Samuel L. Jackson or Keanu Reeves or Matt Damon. You might not immediately think of Blake Lively. But now you should. Lively makes a startling effective killer in “ The Rhythm Section,” a moody ...

‘The Last Full Measure’ fumbles its proud mission

There’s been a lot of talk recently about so-called “dad movies,” partly sparked by the success of “Ford v Ferrari.” And when it comes to that driving flick, a new movie says, “Hold onto your Dockers.” “ The Last Full Measure “ — which details the fight to bestow the Medal ...

After 45 years, dreams do come true

MARQUETTE — The late 60s and early 70s birthed a wide range of musical experimentation from The Beatles “White Album” to Queen’s distinctive hit “Bohemian Rhapsody.” Tides of eccentric compositions began to take over the radio waves, and changed the face of the music industry. For ...

‘The Age of Entitlement’ is a fascinating read

This is a sweeping but insightful examination into every social, political and legal decision, movement and trend that leaves us where we are today in a polarized nation. Author Christopher Caldwell traces the origins of today’s deep discords to President John F. Kennedy’s assassination ...

‘Dolittle,’ with Robert Downey Jr., doesn’t live up to the hype

Dr. Dolittle, who favored animals and shunned humans, was on to something. The century of human history since Hugh Lofting, in 1920, created his eccentric veterinarian character has only made Dolittle a more astute fictional figure, and a natural candidate for big-screen resurrection. ...

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 Wednesday 6 p.m. — Live entertainment featuring The Fiddle Pickers at Lagniappe, Marquette 7 p.m. — Live ...

Guy Ritchie’s ‘The Gentlemen’ tastes like a stale pint of ale

Guy Ritchie’s honor-among-thieves meta-caper “The Gentlemen,” with Matthew McConaughey, has all the tailored tweed suits and smoky atmosphere of a handsome scotch commercial. “The Gentlemen” might not be an ad, but Ritchie’s film is most assuredly selling something. It’s selling ...

‘The Turning’ is a muddled take on madness

It’s really not a good sign when a movie ends with a bold, shocking flourish and much of the audience can be heard muttering through the credits: “Wait, um ... WHAT?” Not, “Ooh” or “Wow” or “Hmm” or “Interesting!” Nope, this is more like an exasperated, even hostile sigh ...

‘Secret Places’

MARQUETTE — Can you keep up a creative endeavor for 100 consecutive days? Now is your time to find out. The 2020 100DayProject will launch on Wednesday and, as its name says, will end on April 30. This marks the seventh year of the community-wide arts initiative. The theme this year is ...

‘Between Two Fires’ explores Putin’s Russia

“Wily man” is the central character in Joshua Yaffa’s “Between Two Fires.” Proud of his Russian heritage, emotionally attached to the homeland and passively obedient to the state, but clever enough to know and exploit the system to achieve what he wants. Russian sociologist Yuri ...

All Strings Considered to hold CD release event Friday

MARQUETTE - The old-time string band, All Strings Considered, is hosting a release event for their new album, “... better than it sounds” from 6-8 p.m. Friday at The Crib Coffee House and Roastery, 401 N. Third St. in Marquette. The band will perform a selection of old-time ...

Haddish, Byrne have chemistry, but ‘Boss’ fizzles

Mia (Tiffany Haddish) and Mel (Rose Byrne) are two women in their 30s who don’t need men to make them happy, though they’ll gladly use them for fun. They’re best friends and roommates, comfortably unmarried, and focused on the small cosmetics business they’ve formed together. So far, ...

Here we go again: #DirectorsSoMale at the Oscars

NEW YORK — Once again, it was #DirectorsSoMale at the Oscars. “Congratulations to those men,” said presenter Issa Rae pointedly, after the announcement of an all-male directors slate. Denied were contenders like Greta Gerwig, director of “Little Women,” and Lulu Wang of “The ...

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 SonofMel at Blackrocks Brewery, Marquette Wednesday 6 p.m. ...