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 // 4163 Articles
Blogs // 256 Articles
//Features

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.

//Reviews

What Is Real in the YouTube World of 'Presenting Princess Shaw'? | 1 Aug 2017 // 4:30 AM

Presenting Princess Shaw simultaneously exposes and obscures the process of documentary-making.

Kathryn Bigelow's Intense 'Detroit' Finds a Glimmer of Hope Amidst the Hopelessness | 31 Jul 2017 // 5:30 AM

This is no one's neighborhood. Detroit doesn’t help anyone to feel at home, least of all viewers.

//Blogs

On Truth and Dark Turns in 'Tickled' | 21 Feb 2017 // 4:00 AM

The tickling wormhole seems to be getting deeper...

'I Am Not Your Negro', in Wide Release Today, Is Endlessly Relevant and Particularly Urgent | 3 Feb 2017 // 4:30 AM

As this documentary presents James Baldwin's resistance, we might now take heart in it and also borrow from it.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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