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Latest Dissertations

British films that will lift your spirits: Exploring nostalgia, community and identification in films at times of socio/political uncertainty

  • Author:
  • Karenza Bell
  • Subjects:
  • British cinema
  • British society
  • cinema
  • communities
  • equality
  • European Union
  • film
  • gay rights
  • gender
  • gender identity
  • gender representation
  • identity
  • LGBTQ+
  • masculinity
  • national identity
  • nostalgia
  • politics
  • referendums
  • values
  • women
  • Working Classes
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Film & Television

Who is The Cool Girl? An investigation into Amy Dunne and The Cool Girl Trope

  • Author:
  • Georgia Whitehouse
  • Subjects:
  • "Cool Girl"
  • fantasy
  • femme fatale
  • film
  • film adaptation
  • film noir
  • Gone Girl
  • literary film
  • media
  • misogyny
  • narrative
  • patriarchy
  • perception
  • semiotics
  • television
  • textual analysis
  • women
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Film & Television

The Ground-Breaking Work of Agnès Varda and La Nouvelle Vague

  • Author:
  • Lauren Morley
  • Subjects:
  • artistic intention
  • auteurism
  • director
  • female perspective
  • film
  • film industry
  • film techniques
  • film theory
  • filmmaker
  • La Nouvelle Vague
  • patriarchy
  • women
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Film & Television

Where’s Austen? The Use and Misuse of Jane Austen’s Irony in Literary Film Adaptation

  • Author:
  • Florence Moorhead
  • Subjects:
  • cinema
  • film
  • film adaptation
  • filmmaker
  • irony
  • Jane Austen
  • literary film
  • literature
  • Love and Friendship
  • Mansfield Park
  • novel
  • Pride and Prejudice
  • romance
  • textual analysis
  • tone
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Film & Television

Look on My Works, Ye Mighty, and Despair: Neoliberalism in Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul

  • Author:
  • Louis Ricci
  • Subjects:
  • allegory
  • antihero
  • Better Call Saul
  • Breaking Bad
  • cultural-economic theory
  • economy
  • global economic policy
  • identity
  • masculinity
  • neoconservatism
  • neofascism
  • neoliberalism
  • television
  • whiteness
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Film & Television

Smoke and Mirrors: Women as Witches in American Cinema

  • Author:
  • Emma Moorhouse
  • Subjects:
  • #MeToo movement
  • 1980s
  • 1990s
  • female expression
  • female perspective
  • female sexuality
  • feminism
  • fiction
  • film
  • gender
  • gender representation
  • horror
  • patriarchy
  • postfeminism
  • race
  • sexuality
  • social movements
  • societal role
  • sociocultural impact
  • sociology
  • The Craft
  • The Witches of Eastwick
  • witches
  • women
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Film & Television

Has the superhero genre come full circle? Deadpool and Logan: An exploration into anti-heroes

  • Author:
  • Kai Eastop
  • Subjects:
  • antihero
  • character analysis
  • Deadpool
  • film
  • hero
  • Logan
  • postmodernist
  • superheroes
  • villain
  • Western
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Film & Television