John Hodgkins received his M.A. in Cinema Studies from New York University, and his Ph.D. in English from the University of Rhode Island, where he has taught courses in contemporary literature as well as film history, theory and criticism. His articles have appeared in such publications as Adaptation, Film and History, and the Journal of Popular Film and Television, among others. He currently teaches English and film at York College and Manhattan Marymount College in New York City. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.