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James Corden returns to host the 2019 Tony Awards

NEW YORK (AP) — James Corden is returning to host the 73rd annual Tony Awards. The American Theatre Wing on Tuesday announced that the host of CBS’ “The Late Late Show” will preside over Broadway’s biggest night which honors the season’s best plays and musicals. Corden previously ...

In success for ‘Captain Marvel,’ a defeat for trolls

NEW YORK — Captain Marvel possesses superhuman strength, cosmic awareness and, it turns out, the ability to vanquish trolls. Marvel’s “Captain Marvel,” the superhero factory’s first movie fronted solely by a female hero, last weekend notched the sixth largest global opening ever ...

Julianne Moore truly shines in ‘Gloria Bell’

NEW YORK — Everyone is vanishing around Julianne Moore’s title character in Sebastian Lelio’s “Gloria Bell.” The disappearances don’t come with blood-curdling shrieks or thundering score cues, but with the humdrum ebb of middle age. People just move away or recede from ...

Entertainment briefing

‘Waiting for Wiig’ to be screened NEGAUNEE— The Negaunee Public Library will hold a screening of “Waiting for Wiig,” a locally produced movie, at 6 p.m. Monday, April 1, at the library. The film is intended for adult audiences. Cast and crew from the movie will be on hand to ...

An untamed man and horse connect in ‘The Mustang’

We don’t find out our protagonist’s name for quite some time in “The Mustang ,” the feature debut of French writer-director Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre. All we know at first is what we see and what Belgian actor Matthias Schoenaerts projects. A psychologist played by Connie Britton, ...

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 Bluesers Unplugged at Lagniappe, Marquette 6 p.m. — ...

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 ...

The new animated ‘Wonder Park’ is at war with itself

There’s always that moment on roller coasters when the lap bar gets locked down and you slowly, agonizingly ride up to the first drop. You know the next few minutes are going to be harrowing — you just don’t know how bad. So here’s a warning about the new animated amusement park film ...

The big PICTURE

This recent photo by Ruth Holmstrom of Marquette shows a cardinal looking on. Readers who want to submit photos for publication in the Big Picture should send them as large format jpgs to jmarietti@miningjournal.net or photos@miningjournal.net. Readers should include who took the photo, and ...

‘Captain Marvel’ hits the big screen

If there is one thing that’s true of most of the movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it’s that they have life and spirit to spare. It’s a kind of an intoxicating joy that dares even the most comic book-apathetic to get onboard and delight in the spectacle, and it usually comes ...

For Jussie Smollett, 1 story equals 16 felony counts

CHICAGO — A grand jury’s 16-count indictment announced Friday against Jussie Smollett might be the result of prosecutors looking to charge the “Empire” actor for individual lies they contend he told about the night he says he was attacked by two masked men. The reasons are not ...

In Netflix’s ‘Triple Frontier,’ a special-ops heist goes awry

Job opportunities seldom diverge as greatly as they do for the former special forces operatives of J.C. Chandor’s “Triple Frontier.” There is selling condos or taking contract work in an African warzone. There’s stocking shelves at Walmart or taking down a South African drug lord. ...

Don Shire set to perform Sunday

FLORENCE, Wis. — Don Shire, internationally known trumpeter and recording artist, will be in concert at 6 p.m. CT Sunday at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, located at 900 Central (near Pat’s Foods) in Florence, Wisconsin. His music is heard on many Christian radio stations in the U.S. and ...

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 Breakwall Comedy at Ore Dock Brewing Co., Marquette. $7 ...

Teen angst hits the Old West in D’Onofrio’s ‘Kid’

“There’s no such thing as the West anymore.” That’s actually not a line from “The Kid,” Vincent D’Onofrio’s new coming-of-age Western starring Ethan Hawke, Dane DeHaan and Chris Pratt. It’s from Sam Shepard’s play “True West,” currently on Broadway — and also starring ...