Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Movie Reviews

“The Peanut Butter Falcon” Brings Joy and is a Must-See

Rarely do you leave a movie without any criticism, but The Peanut Butter Falcon accomplished that feat for me. The story of Zak (Zack...

“Blinded By The Light” – Inspiring and Uplifting

Blinded by the Light is a journey through self-discovery. Javed, played by Viveik Kalra, is Pakistani, Muslim, and English, balancing those different aspects of...

“Where’d You Go, Bernadette” is a Misleading Title

Bernadette not leaving until halfway through the movie causes the trailer and title to be confusing. Also, knowing where Bernadette is five minutes later...

“The Farewell” is Relatable and Charming

Audience advice - pack your glasses for this film as a large portion does have subtitles. The Farewell follows Billi, a Chinese-American living in...

“Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw” is A LOT of Action

e Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw is NOT the 9th installment in the Fast and Furious franchise; it is considered a standalone film....

“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” Filled with Stars and Dark Quirkiness

Truth be told, the lure of seeing Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio in a movie together was the big draw for wanting to see...

“The Lion King” is Every Bit as Good as the Original

The Lion King is a long awaited Disney Live Action remake of the 1994 animated film. This is the third Live Action remake of...

“Spider-Man: Far From Home” – Keeping Avengers Fans Happy

Spider-Man: Far From Home opened in Coronado Village Theatre on Tuesday, July 2nd, to kick off the 4th of July week with a bang....

“Yesterday” is a Summer Fluff Film

Yesterday is the perfect summer fling: lighthearted, enjoyable, awkward, and you let it go just as easily as it comes. While not ground breaking,...

“Toy Story 4” is Everything You Could Want in a Movie

Toy Story is the franchise that keeps on giving. The original Toy Story was released in 1995, stealing the hearts of millennials and their...

“Late Night” Left Us Disappointed

A veteran late-night talk show host, Emma Thompson as Katherine Newbury, has her world turned upside down when leadership points out that she has...

“The Secret Life of Pets 2” – Hit the Beach Instead

The Secret Life of Pets 2 is a perfect movie to launch summer break. Not only did its national release coincide with the last...
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

I am Conflicted About How and When to Reopen Public Schools

Submitted by Casey TanakaI am conflicted about how and when to reopen public schools. I cannot help but notice that stores like Vons and...

Il Fornaio Allowed to Take HALF the Bay Path in Front of Their Building?

Submitted by Mike BarnesThe other day as I walked towards the Ferry Landing, I noticed that Il Fornaio had been allowed to put small...

The Devastating Impact COVID-19 Has Had On My Life

Submitted by Michelle TalleyI'm writing with intentions to share insight into the one of many lives that have been heavily impacted by Covid. I'm...

Historic City Council Accomplishments Improve Coronado

Submitted by Richard Bailey, Mayor, City of CoronadoAs we work collectively here in Coronado, throughout the region, and at the state level to address...

NEW STORIES

Five Restaurants Temporarily Close After Workers Test Positive for COVID-19

On Sunday, July 12, five additional (after three last week) Coronado restaurants announced temporary closures due to positive COVID-19 test results from staff. Night...

Coronado Based Crews Contribute to Firefighting Efforts on USS Bonhomme Richard

This article was updated at 2:30pm July 13 with a statement from the Coast Guard, and again at 8:15pm.Fed Fire continues to lead the...

Mobile Black Lives Matter Protest Shares Message in Coronado

A peaceful, mobile Black Lives Matter protest left downtown San Diego yesterday to pass through Coronado, traveling across the bridge and down Third Street...

USS Bonhomme Richard Evacuated After Shipboard Fire Pier-Side at Naval Base San Diego

Local, base and shipboard fire fighting teams responded to a fire aboard USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD-6), a Wasp-class Amphibious Assault Ship, while it was...

CUSD Eyes Safe Fall ReOpening; Town Hall Meeting Scheduled for July 23rd

The Coronado Unified School District held a special meeting July 9 to discuss safe reopening plans for the fall. The meeting, which board members...