Cynthia Fuchs
PopMatters Film and TV Editor

Cynthia Fuchs is director of Film & Media Studies and Associate Professor of English, Film & Video Studies, African and African American Studies, Sport & American Culture, and Women and Gender Studies at George Mason University.

Features // 151 Articles
Reviews // 4054 Articles
Blogs // 251 Articles

The 10 Best of ESPN's 30 for 30 | 2 Jan 2015 // 4:07 AM

On the occasion of 30 for 30's fifth anniversary, ESPN Films has released a 100-Film Gift Set. And on that occasion, a list of the 10 best 30 for 30 films.. so far.

The Best Documentaries of 2014 | 31 Dec 2014 // 9:06 PM

As the best of 2014's documentaries find new ways to tell stories, they are also the year's best films.


Jobs and His iPhone Are Ideal Objects for Study in 'Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine' | 12 Oct 2015 // 2:30 AM

As it investigates the contradictions Steve Jobs embodied, this film also contemplates how Jobs and Apple continue to transform the "whole planet".

Who's Surveilling Whom in '(T)Error'? | 7 Oct 2015 // 6:00 AM

(T)Error follows an FBI sting operation as it happens; and then the FBI decides to follow the filmmakers...


'Cartel Land' Is a Never-Ending Story | 21 Jul 2015 // 8:05 AM

Beautifully filmed and fiercely evocative, this first encounter in Cartel Land, now open in select US theaters, sets in motion any number of complications.

'Out in the Night': Visibility As Survival Strategy | 22 Jun 2015 // 8:03 AM

Out in the Night also argues for visibility, for being out, for claiming an identity and especially, the right to have that identity.

//Mixed media

Blindspot: Season 1, Episode 3 - "Eight Slim Grins"

// Channel Surfing

"Secret codes, shadowy organizations: is Blindspot piecing together the riddle wrapped in the mystery of the enigma that is Jane Doe?

READ the article