• Not a comeback : the persistence of decadence in film noir 

    Arnold, Elizabeth (2016)
    In this thesis, I will argue that the decadent movement survives in twentieth-century America through noir films, or what I refer to as "noir decadence." However, noir films make decadence more accessible to a wider audience ...
  • Unraveling the Femme Fatale : Auteur Theory and Christopher Nolan's work 

    Hamilton, Caitlin (University of Missouri, College of Arts and Sciences, 2019)
    “Auteur Theory, a term coined in the 1940s to recognize a filmmakers or directors unique thematic style has remained prevalent and has helped distinguish Auteur artists such as Christopher Nolan from his contemporary ...