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Kiley Garrett

Beacon Correspondent

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Review: Frustrating false starts bring down Intruders

Intruders explores the power of a child’s imagination through horror and psychodrama -- although the concept appears to have been overly ambitious for director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo. Viewers will leave theaters frustrated, and a little bored, too.

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How to avoid getting lost in translation

Every language has particular nuances, which prompts some complications when exporting literature over borders. Last Monday, students and literary professionals alike attempted to reconcile this issue at the first event from the Scribbler Suite, a recently launched writing and publishing event series.

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Review: Project X

Project X is, in essence, a mass orgy; a glorification of drugs and sex, and an overall miss for Todd Phillips, producer of The Hangover and Superbad.

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Students collaborate with theater pros for Darling

Romantic, familial, and musical drama will take the stage of Emerson’s Semel Theater tonight in Darling, a new work presented by Retrop Productions and Rareworks Theatre Company in association with New York-based label Sh-K-Boom/Ghostlight Records.