Adrian Martin is Professor of Film Studies at Goethe University (Frankfurt), and Monash University (Melbourne). He is published internationally and has been translated into over twenty languages, with regular columns in De Filmkrant (Holland) and Caiman (Spain). He is the author of six books (Phantasms, Once Upon a Time in America, Raúl Ruiz: Magnificent Obsessions, The Mad Max Movies,Last Day Every Day, What is Modern Cinema?) And is Co-Editor of the on-line film journals LOLA (www.lolajournal.com) and Screening the Past, as well as the books Movie Mutations andRaúl Ruiz: Images of Passage. His forthcoming book (Palgrave, late 2014) is Mise en scène and Film Style: From Classical Hollywood to New Media Art.