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

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Arts

2023-2024 Arts & Culture Editor: Madeleine Pogoda ’25. Marlie Kass ’23 was the inaugural Arts Editor from 2022-2023.

The new film features strong performers and a fun new sense to a classic film, but it missed the mark on stylistic choices. Graphic designed with Canva.

New ‘Mean Girls’ Movie/Musical Misses the Mark

Abigail MacLean, Journalist February 6, 2024
Controversy arises as the 'Mean Girls' musical's catchy tunes undergo a makeover, leaving fans questioning the authenticity of this modern adaptation.
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Tickets are being sold for February 29 and March 1 at 7:00 p.m., and March 2 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Graphic created on Canva.

Upper School Set to Enchant with ‘Big Fish’

Cathy Wu, Executive Editor February 5, 2024
Tickets are being sold for February 29 and March 1 at 7:00 p.m., and March 2 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
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Revisited: Pulp Fiction

Revisited: Pulp Fiction

Madeleine Pogoda, Senior Journalist February 2, 2024

Quentin Tarantino’s 1994 classic, Pulp Fiction, is an unparalleled cinematic masterpiece that has forever altered the art of filmmaking with its groundbreaking elements. The multistrand crime thriller...

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Billy Idol performs in 2021. Photo Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Song Review: The History Behind Billy Idol’s ‘Eyes Without a Face’

Cooper Horn, Journalist January 30, 2024
Exploring Billy Idol's iconic 1984 hit, 'Eyes Without a Face,' and its unique blend of softness, gloom, and the singer's New York experience.
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Saltburn: Exhilarating or Exhausting?

Saltburn: Exhilarating or Exhausting?

Amelia Bowman, Co-Editor-in-Chief January 11, 2024
Something sinister is in the air. And its not just the mist of disappointment lingering after watching "Saltburn."
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A Big Welcome for The Band’s Visit to Boston

A Big Welcome for ‘The Band’s Visit’ to Boston

Mary Wang, Senior Journalist January 10, 2024
It was a spectacular journey of quiet discovery among people of vastly different backgrounds, where everyone eventually developed a deeper connection with each other and themselves—with the most unexpected spark being music.
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Album Review: Mt. Joys Mt. Joy

Album Review: Mt. Joy’s “Mt. Joy”

Caleb Meranus, Senior Journalist January 9, 2024

Mt. Joy is a Philadelphia-based indie rock band, formed in 2016. They can often be compared to bands like Caamp and The Lumineers. Their debut single “Astrovan” was released the same year, followed...

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Album Review: Stick Season by Noah Kahan

Album Review: Stick Season by Noah Kahan

Cole Thompson, Multimedia Journalist November 30, 2023
"Stick Season" follows Noah’s experiences of life, which he takes a very mountain-town spin on.
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Maya Lownie 24 (Agnes) acts out a death scene, before she is resurrected.

Photos: ‘She Kill Monsters’

Caleb Meranus, Senior Journalist November 20, 2023

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Students rehearse for the upcoming show.

MS to Perform ‘This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing’

Grayson Taffe, Journalist November 20, 2023
Hitting the stage in 2011, the play is about three triplet sisters, who get abandoned in the woods by their parents.
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Director Bill Jacobs stagecraft crew helps to put together the set for the fall play.

Dragons, Drama, and Discovery: ‘She Kills Monsters’

Elle Stangle, Journalist November 1, 2023
Excitement is in the air as the Upper School prepares for its annual fall play, “She Kills Monsters,” when the curtains go up Nov. 16 and 17 at 7:00 p.m
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Barbenheimer is Perfect Movie Storm

“Barbenheimer” is Perfect Movie Storm

Madeleine Pogoda, Senior Journalist October 16, 2023
Barbie and Oppenheimer both challenge conventions and leave a lasting impact on the audience.
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