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

The Gator

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

The Gator


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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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Tattes Avacado Tartine, which features avocado, baby arugula, dill, and radish topped with poached eggs on housemade sourdough, according to the cafes menu.

Food Review: Tatte Bakery & Cafe Opens In Newton

Kate Hirschen, Journalist November 30, 2021
My experience at Newton's new Tatte location was amazing, thanks to its friendly atmosphere and delicious food.
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The debate over the Dunkin Donuts and Starbucks franchises continues in Massachusetts.

Showdown: Dunkin’ vs. Starbucks

Elisabeth Fitzgerald, Journalist November 19, 2021
From substantial price differences to the quality of beverages, there are so many reasons to choose Dunkin' over Starbucks.
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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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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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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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