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The student news site of Brimmer and May School | Chestnut Hill, MA

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Arts


Poster art By Amelia Dmytruk
‘Captain Fantastic!’ Promises to Live Up to Its Name
Marlie Kass, Arts Editor • November 29, 2022
At the end of this week, middle school performers will be taking the stage to share the super-powered story of Captain Fantastic!
Photo courtesy of IMDb
Review: Cast Saves and Ruins 'Don’t Worry Darling'
Celia Vasily-Cioffi, Journalist • November 15, 2022
Other than the disappointment with Styles's performance, 'Don't Worry Darling' was an excellent movie.
Poster design by Leni Hicks-Dutt 23.
Get Ready to Fly with ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’
Cathy Wu, Journalist • November 1, 2022
Whereas last year, where the cast rehearsed in masks, the new mask option policy made play rehearsals a lot more convenient.
Poster courtesy of NBC Studios.
TV Review: Let's 'BeReal' About SNL Season 48
Madeleine Pogoda, Senior Journalist • October 31, 2022
Saturday Night Live's most recent season touches on 'Top-Gun,' the BeReal app, and toilet paper—and it does a great job at it.

J. K. Rowling has been the source of recent controversy for her comments on gender identity.
Op-Ed: You Can't Separate the Art from the Artist
Madeleine Pogoda, Senior Journalist • October 31, 2022
If you consume art or content from a problematic person, understand what they did wrong and hold them accountable for it.
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Dahmer: Monster in Disguise show banner courtesy of Netflix
Monster: Families of Victims Criticize Dahmer Story
Sophia Bruno, Journalist • October 30, 2022
Despite the shows massive popularity, there has been considerable backlash from families of the victims and critics alike.
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Poster courtesy of Netflix.
Op-Ed: ‘Heartstopper’ Second Season to Tackle Serious Issues
Celia Vasily-Cioffi, Journalist • October 27, 2022
While most fans are excited about the next season, there could be possible triggering content for some viewers.
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Poster courtesy of Paramount Pictures.
Movie Review: 'Smile' Kept Me On The Edge Of My Seat
Amelia Bowman, Senior Journalist • October 25, 2022
When the credits rolled and the lights came back on in the theater, I found myself glued to my seat.
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Leni Hicks-Dutt 23 starts a new 12th-grade tradition at the School.
Leni Hicks-Dutt '23 Leads Community Mural Painting
Edan Zinn, Editor-in-Chief • September 21, 2022
Over several months, Leni Hicks-Dutt '23 planned and painted the inaugural 12th-grade mural.
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Digital illustration by Madeleine Pogoda 25.
Op-Ed: The 'Nevermind' Baby’s Lawsuit is Childish
Madeleine Pogoda, Senior Journalist • September 21, 2022
Spencer Elden, the nude baby on the cover of Nirvana's album, is filing a lawsuit without merit. This seems like a publicity stunt.
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Photo courtesy of Century Media Records.
Music Review: Electric Callboy's 'TEKKNO'
Jack Nathanson, Guest Contributor • September 21, 2022
'TEKKNO' is a breath of fresh air that just makes you want to sing along and have a good time. This highly anticipated release is one for the books.
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Poster courtesy of Marvel Studios.
Movie Review: 'Dr. Strange in the Multiverse of Madness'
Tucker Bernon, Journalist • May 31, 2022
Marvel's newest movie is the perfect addition to the Dr. Strange family.
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Photo taken by Marlie Kass 23
Review: 'Suffs' Impresses at Public Theater
Marlie Kass, Arts Editor • May 26, 2022
There are a few “wow” moments but the majority of the show was carried solely by the actors and the text. 
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Poster design by Ema Gurevich 26.
Middle School Theatre to Return with 'Beauty and the Beast, Jr.'
Marlie Kass, Arts Editor • May 24, 2022
The cast and crew promise a lively, exciting, and enchanting production. 
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Promotional photo courtesy of Marvel Studios.
TV Review: Is 'Moon Knight' Marvel-Appropriate?
Charles McLaughlin and Nicholas Kozhemiakin May 23, 2022
Marvel’s latest show has been unlike any series before. Compare two perspectives on 'Moon Knight."
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Screenshot courtesy of Netflix.
Song Analysis: 'That Funny Feeling' by Bo Burnham
Madeleine Pogoda, Senior Journalist • May 23, 2022
Bo Burnham's hit original song, written for his 2021 Netflix special 'Inside,' has gained 38 million streams on Spotify. Learn why.
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Kumar 22 hits the studio for recording. Photo courtesy of Kumars Instagram
Spotlight: Neel Kumar '22 is 'MasalaKing'
Conno Wagner, Journalist • May 19, 2022
Kumar is passionate about making music, specifically rap and hip-hop, having already released several singles.
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Photo courtesy of Netflix Studios.
Review: Two Perspectives on Netflix's 'Heartstopper'
Lily Goodman and Madeleine Pogoda May 9, 2022
Lily Goodman '22 and Madeleine Pogoda '25 reviewed the new Heartstopper series on Netflix.
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Spectators applaud the Bands performance.
Photos: Band Performs at The Street
Edan Zinn, Editor-in-Chief • May 5, 2022
The Band brought its setup and repertoire to The Street in Chestnut Hill to perform on the turf in front of Shake Shack.
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Arts Editor: Marlie Kass
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Evan Michaeli
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Evan is passionate about saving the environment and learning geography. When he is not writing articles for The Gator, he enjoys watching and playing sports, especially baseball.

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