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 // 4010 Articles
Blogs // 249 Articles
//Features

The 10 Best of ESPN's 30 for 30 | 2 Jan 2015 // 3:07 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 // 8:06 PM

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

//Reviews

Even the Rock Can't Save 'San Andreas' | 29 May 2015 // 5:30 AM

What Dwayne Johnson does best, probably better than anyone else right now, is to draw attention to the absurdity and impossibility of himself.

'Aquarius' Complicates Racism in the 1960s and, Maybe, Today | 28 May 2015 // 6:00 AM

For all its wearying focus on Charles Manson, the show has other, better ideas, including an acknowledgement, via an earnestly outraged NOI member, that black lives might matter.

//Blogs

'Aileen' Gave the Middle Finger Before Dzhokhar Tsarnaev | 23 Apr 2015 // 7:00 AM

Nick Broomfield's excellent documentary Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer is equally about the society that produced Aileen Wuornos as it is about her.

Oscar Winner 'Citizenfour' Debuts on HBO Monday 23 February | 23 Feb 2015 // 3:10 AM

“The disclosures that Edward Snowden revealed don’t only expose a threat to our privacy but to our democracy itself."

//Mixed media
//Blogs

'Epitaph' Dispels Hollywood Myths About the Gunfight at O.K. Corral

// Re:Print

"Doria Russell finds heroes in the errant in Epitaph, a novel that captures the realities of the famous gunfight at the O.K. Corral, and much more.

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