Selected Publications

Articles In Academic Journals

Year Title
2014 The National Association of Manufacturers’ Community Relations Short Film Your Town: Parable, Propaganda, and Big IndividualismJournal of Public Relations Research. 103-116.
2010 Architecture in the Crime Films of Michael MannQuarterly Review of Film and Video. 44-53.
2009 Casino Royale and Franchise Remix: James Bond as SuperheroFilm Criticism. 1-16.
2006 "Eighties Noir: The Dissenting Voice in Reagan’s America"Journal of Popular Film & Television.
2003 “The Intertextual Discourse of South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut and Beavis and Butt-Head Do America”Speech and Theatre Association of Missouri Journal.
2000 “Minding the Egg Timer: An Interview with Jonathon Mostow”Creative Screenwriting.
2000 “The Screenwriter as Artist: Three Lost Masterworks by Robert Towne”Creative Screenwriting.
1999 “Clockers: Richard Price’s Lost Screenplay”Creative Screenwriting.
1999 “From Screenplay to Film: Content Control in Top Gun”Speech and Theatre Association of Missouri Journal.
1999 “Making It Funny: An Interview with Garry Marshall and Bob Brunner”Creative Screenwriting.
1998 “The Macabre Cinema of Richard Matheson,” [Interview]Creative Screenwriting.
1998 “True Romance: Quentin Tarantino as Screenwriting Auteur”Creative Screenwriting.


Year Title
“Michael Mann and Non-Place: A Nietzschean Element in Mann's Modern Crime Films”The Philosophy of Michael Mann.

Education And Training

  • Ph.D. in Communication, University of Southern Mississippi 1997
  • M.A. in Speech Communication, Washington State University 1983
  • B.F.A. in Communication Arts, Pacific Lutheran University 1979
  • Full Name

  • Robert Arnett