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‘Significant Other’ to be performed at NMU

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will present the play “Significant Other.” Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and Feb. 19-22 at the James A. Panowski Black Box Theatre. A “Theatre for All” performance aimed at adults who are ...

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 8 p.m. — Live entertainment featuring Tom E. Thompson presented by Breakwall Comedy at Ore Dock ...

Best picture ‘1917’ is big winner at British Academy Awards

LONDON — Gut-wrenching World War I epic “1917” was the big winner at Sunday’s British Academy Film Awards, winning seven prizes including best picture and best director. Sam Mendes’ drama about one of the most devastating conflicts in British history bested hotly tipped American ...

A charismatic Robbie gives Harley Quinn her wings

At one point in “Birds of Prey,” crime lord Roman Sionis, aka Ewan McGregor, sits down with a tub of popcorn to watch Harley Quinn suffer through a brutal interrogation. He’s a psychopath — well, so is Harley, for that matter — but Roman has the right idea. As portrayed by the ...

On ‘Irishman,’ teaching De Niro and Pacino to act younger

NEW YORK — Would you have the gumption to tell Al Pacino to act his age? That was the unique position Gary Tacon, the movement coach of “The Irishman,” found himself in on the set of Martin Scorsese’s crime epic. On Pacino’s first day shooting, the scene called for the 79-year-old ...

Aaron Hernandez’s fiancee speaks out on documentary series

BOSTON (AP) — The fiancee of former NFL star Aaron Hernandez spoke publicly for the first time since the release of a documentary series examining his life more than two years after he killed himself in his prison cell. Hernandez’s fiancee, Shayanna Jenkins, said in an interview with ...

Norah Rendell and Brian Miller to perform Sunday in Crystal Falls

MARQUETTE — On Sunday, the Second Sunday Folk Dance will present special guests Norah Rendell and Brian Miller for a concert of Irish music at the Fortune Lake Camp in Crystal Falls. The music starts at 4PM CT with an opening set by White Water and a one-hour concert by Rendell and Miller. ...

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 ...