is a lecturer in film studies at the University of Lincoln. He has published articles on Hungarian cinema in the 1930s and 1940s, and a book, Foreign Devils
(2012), on perceptions of difference in the films of émigré stars in classical Hollywood. More recently, he has published on the MGM Tarzan films of Johnny Weissmuller. He is currently working on the accent, both as a linguistic and as a critical term, in relation to the films and stardom of Arnold Schwarzenegger.