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Poster courtesy of Sony Pictures.
Movie Review: 'Spider-Man: No Way Home'
Charles McLaughlin January 18, 2022
'Spider-Man: No Way Home' has the most entertaining cast the series has seen in years.
Tick Tick…BOOM provides an emotional punch followed by a hope-filled encouragement to just take the leap and create something great. Promotional poster courtesy of Netflix Studios.
Movie Review: 'Tick Tick... BOOM!' Stuns on Netflix
Marlie Kass, Senior Arts Journalist • January 5, 2022
Johnathan Larson's autobiographical musical is filled with emotional performances and energetic music.
Greenline performs an a cappella arrangement of White Winter Hymnal.
Photos: Holiday Concert 2021
Edan Zinn, Editor-in-Chief • December 10, 2021
The School's choral and instrumental ensembles performed together in person for the first time in two years.
Poster courtesy of Warner Bros. Entertainment
Movie Review: 'Dune (2021)' Lacks Storyline Despite Stunning Visuals
Cathy Wu, Journalist • December 6, 2021
While the film was visually strong and featured an amazing soundtrack, ultimately the lack of plot dragged the whole thing down.

L-R: Elizabeth Taylor, Carmen Guitterez, Marilyn Cooper, and Carol Lawrence from the original Broadway cast sing I Feel Pretty (1957).
Op-Ed: Remembering Stephen Sondheim
Marlie Kass, Senior Arts Journalist • December 3, 2021
Not only did Sondheim shape the theatre world of today through the art he created, he changed it through the people he inspired.  
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Poster courtesy of Netflix Studios.
TV Review: 'Cowboy Bebop (2021),' All Jazz, No Soul
Charles McLaughlin December 3, 2021
In trying so hard to imitate the original 'Cowboy Bebop,' the newest version ironically loses the relaxed soul of the series.
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Middle School Play Promises Magic
Middle School Play Promises Magic
Marlie Kass, Senior Arts Journalist • November 30, 2021
The production is set for Thursday 2 at 6:30 p.m, and Friday at 5:30 p.m.
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Poster courtesy of Netflix Animations
TV Review: ‘Inside Job,’ Netflix's Latest Missed Opportunity
Charles McLaughlin November 16, 2021
While this series feels like it's precision-engineered just for me, I'm disappointed by its shallowness.
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Album Review: Clairos Sling Shows Artistic Maturity
Album Review: Clairo's Sling' Shows Artistic Maturity
Clara Johnson, Journalist • November 15, 2021
Sling, Clairo's newest album, exhibits a developed sense of maturity and comfort compared to her past work.
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Upper School Fall Play Premieres Thursday
Upper School Fall Play Premieres Thursday
November 9, 2021
Don't miss welcoming your peers back to the stage.
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Poster courtesy of Universal Content Productions.
TV Review: Child's Play' Returns With 'Chucky' Series
Madeleine Pogoda, Journalist • November 5, 2021
Each episode of this horror series has the perfect mix of sad, funny, scary, and gory moments.
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Lil Nas Xs MONTERO Lives Up to the Hype
Lil Nas X's 'MONTERO' Lives Up to the Hype
Zakkai Mares-Van Praag, Journalist • November 3, 2021
The long-awaited album dropped in September, featuring many hit titles.
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TV Review: Black Clover Leaves Audiences Wanting More
TV Review: 'Black Clover' Leaves Audiences Wanting More
Tyler Stefanon, Cartoonist • November 2, 2021
Originally released in 2015, "Black Clover" is an exciting, action-packed fantasy series which wrapped up in March.
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Photo courtesy of Marlie Kass 23
CAP Visits Harvard Square for 'The Rocky Horror Show'
Marlie Kass, Senior Arts Journalist • October 29, 2021
On Thursday, CAP visited Harvard Square for 'The Rocky Horror Show.'
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Theatrical release poster courtesy of Columbia Pictures.
Movie Review: Venom, Let There Be Carnage
Charles McLaughlin October 27, 2021
Unless you are curious to see how low Tom Hardy can go, give this one a pass.
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Music Review: Ice Nine Killss Welcome to Horrorwood
Music Review: Ice Nine Kills's 'Welcome to Horrorwood'
Jack Nathanson, Guest Contributor • October 22, 2021
Not only does the album continue where the first album left off, but it also presents songs based on horror movie classics.
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The original North Korean poster for the hit Netflix show.
TV Review: 'Squid Game,' Your Next Netflix Binge
Madeleine Pogoda, Journalist • October 19, 2021
The South Korean show is one of the best thrillers of the last decade.
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Review: 'Hadestown' Dazzles Broadway in Stunning Return
Marlie Kass, Senior Arts Journalist • October 15, 2021
The show encapsulates the spirit of Broadway in 80 minutes of genuine hope and talent.
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Music Review: Kanye Wests Donda
Music Review: Kanye West's 'Donda'
Clara Johnson, Journalist • October 8, 2021
After many delays, Kanye West's 10th album is finally here with more baggage than ever.
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