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 // 4137 Articles
Blogs // 253 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.


'The Birth of a Nation' Makes Visible a Movement That Can't Wait | 7 Oct 2016 // 6:15 AM

The Birth of a Nation, troubling and aspirational, exposes the need for intersectionality, now.

'Queen of Katwe' Both Lapses Into and Transcends Formula | 26 Sep 2016 // 5:30 AM

Queen of Katwe offers a way to see into another world, a way to expand your own understanding.


'Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story': North Korea's Bizarre Kidnappings | 9 Feb 2016 // 3:10 AM

“It’s unbelievable.” The first words spoken in Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story sum up the horror about to unfold.

//Mixed media

Indie Horror Month 2016: Executing 'The Deed'

// Moving Pixels

"It's just so easy to kill someone in a video game that it's surprising when a game makes murder difficult.

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