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 // 4022 Articles
Blogs // 250 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

'Max' Abides by the "More Is More" Mantra | 26 Jun 2015 // 5:15 AM

Max foolishly assumes that more is more: more emotional crises, more stereotypes, spun as if by a centrifuge of formula then spewed onto a big summer screen.

AFI Docs 2015: 'The Storm Makers' | 24 Jun 2015 // 6:45 AM

Set in Southeast Asia, The Storm Makers underscores how war and genocide produce layers of legacy through the experience of a woman who was a victim of sex trafficking.

//Blogs

'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.

'Aileen' Gave the Middle Finger Before Dzhokhar Tsarnaev | 23 Apr 2015 // 8:00 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.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Fave Five: Alpine

// Sound Affects

"Australian sextet Alpine's newest album is a fantastic expansion of their joyous pop sound, but two members give us five records apiece that helped define their unique musical identities.

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