Out of the Past, Into the Postmodern: From Film Noir to Neo-Noir
From the Coen brothers to Christopher Nolan, the concept of film noir is being re-articulated in ever more provocative ways today. Submissions on aspects of film noir are welcome, especially in terms of the relationship between neo-noir and classic midcentury noir.
Topics could include, but are not limited to:
The femme fatale
Political/economic contexts for Noir and Neo-Noir
Neo-noir and postmodernity