Gary D. Rhodes

Gary D. Rhodes, Ph.D., is the author of over 20 books on the cinema, among them The Perils of Moviegoing in America, The Birth of the American Horror Film, and (with Robert Singer) Consuming Images: Film Art and the American Television Commercial.  He is also the writer-director of various films, including Banned in Oklahoma and Lugosi: Hollywood's Dracula. Rhodes serves as an associate professor of Film and Mass Media at the University of Central Florida.