Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Movie Reviews

“The Last Full Measure” Focuses on Justice Not Gore

Based on a true story, The Last Full Measure follows Scott Huffman (Sebastian Stan) as he is assigned to review a posthumous case about...

“Dolittle” is Ridiculous but Entertaining

"Days belong to the animals, but the heart belongs to Lilly." So starts the tale of Dolittle (Robert Downey Jr.), a man who isolated...

“1917” is an Experience

1917 is gripping. The plot is simple, Lance Corporal Blake (Dean-Charles Chapman) and his friend Lance Corporal Schofield (George MacKay) need to get a...

“Little Women” Pulls on Your Heart Strings

Every seat was filled during the Little Women showing on Saturday night. The film is based on Louisa May Alcott's 1868 novel. The story...

“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” Blink and You’ll Miss Something (and Nothing)

The latest installment of the Star Wars saga is Episode IX, The Rise of Skywalker.Before we dive in, here is basic Star Wars 101...

“Bombshell” An All-Star Cast Takes on the 2016 Fox News Scandal

Walking into Bombshell you think you have an idea of what you are going to get, but the truth hits harder. The film follows...

“Parasite” is a Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

There's something about watching a thriller and then coming home to any empty house (not counting my 20 pound terrier) that puts me on...

“Pain and Glory” Pushes The Envelope Authentically

"Pain and Glory" covers a range of issues authentically and honestly. Be prepared for full frontal male nudity, many scenes of heroin use, and...

“Dark Waters” Disturbs Our Faith in Corporations

This legal drama will have you thinking twice about the pans you cook with, the carpet your baby crawls on, and the water you...

“Frozen 2” A Cornucopia of Melodies, Magic, and Marvelous Animation

Just in time for the Thanksgiving holidays, Frozen 2 serves up quite the cinematic feast for Disney audiences. Pumpkins, golden-hued leaves, and pink skies brush across...

Hanks Embodies Mr. Rogers in the Neighborhood

The familiar cartoon trolley cruises into view as the sing-along theme song plays in the new A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood movie. At...

“Ford v Ferrari” What a Competition!

This endearing true tale tells the story of how a Detroit assembly line car maker competed at the highest level in racing against the...
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Use Our Money to Improve Our Lives

Submitted by Barry & Susan AustinIn the Eagle last week, Councilmembers Heinze and Sandke asked for feedback about how some of our...

Election Integrity

Submitted by Frank CorahIt is vitally important in this contentious Presidential election that the American people, regardless of their political persuasion, trust the election...

Fate of The Ferry Landing Marketplace at Risk

Submitted by Marilyn FieldBad news for those who appreciate the quirky charms of The Ferry Landing Marketplace buildings: their fate is hanging in the...

This Isn’t Coronado

Submitted by Carolyn RogersonRecently Coronado has been in local news and national social media for a sad, shocking reason. Those who would not like...

NEW STORIES

City of Coronado Partners with CSU Long Beach’s Shark Lab to Tag Sharks

The City of Coronado is partnering with CSU Long Beach’s shark lab to learn more about the local shark population. This comes after an...

Meet Annika Laughlin – Emerald Keeper of the Month!

If you want to feel hopeful about the future, spend a few minutes chatting with Annika Laughlin, Coronado High School graduate, class of 2020!...

Coronado Teen Publishes Book of Short Stories: “The End of Heaven”

Coronado local and high School junior Jamie Piearcy spent quarantine time writing her first book, The End Of Heaven: Explore the Depravity of True...

Navy to Decommission Fire Damaged USS Bonhomme Richard

WASHINGTON – After thorough consideration, the Navy has decided to decommission USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), a Wasp-class amphibious assault ship, due to the...

Coronado’s Amanda Russell Makes the Holidays Shine Brighter with Christmas Giving

A child needs new eyeglasses for school, but his parents can't afford them. A father can't drive to work because the family car is...