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The Trains, They Are A Changing

Photo by Tywen Kelly

Ellen Ivens-Duran

March 3, 2016

Changes to the railroad tracks running through campus may be right around the bend.

The Awesome Mind Puzzles of Alain Robbe-Grillet

Vincent Warne

October 27, 2014

I've been watching the films of Alain Robbe-Grillet lately. He's best-known as the writer of Alain Resnais's "Last Year at Marienbad" but after "Marienbad" he went on to write and direct quite a few films of his own. I'll be looking at three films by him in this post, which show an interesting progression...

Trains: Pukerangi and Platform 9 3/4

Lindsey Holdren

April 22, 2013

And so the family departed from Queenstown and began the journey to Dunedin. As fate would have it, upon leaving the hotel lobby I heard the same song - a girl band remake of ELO's Mr. Blue Sky - that had been playing when I first arrived (a circularity that is both awesome and terrible; "awesome" because...

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