X Files is coming back. Poll

Discussion in 'books, films, TV, radio & writing' started by DotCommunist, Mar 24, 2015.

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good idea\bad idea

  1. good

    56.8%
  2. bad

    17.6%
  3. it was always shit

    25.7%
  1. DotCommunist

    DotCommunist specter haunting

    i wondered if that were the case. Reviews are in for the first 2 eps and are encouraging
     
  2. Reno

    Reno The In Kraut

    Yes, I'm really looking forward to it. :)
     
  3. jannerboyuk

    jannerboyuk ...just kids gone wild.

    Are we keeping this thread spoiler free until channel 5 show it? I'm happy to avoid it if needs be :)
     
  4. bi0boy

    bi0boy Power User

    Whoa the X-files is coming back? :eek:
     
  5. Reno

    Reno The In Kraut

    You can always use spoiler tags.
    Everything is coming back !
     
  6. Johnny Vodka

    Johnny Vodka The Abominable Scotsman

    On a side note, I didn't know David Duchovny could sing...

     
  7. TheHoodedClaw

    TheHoodedClaw acknowledging ur soup leg

    Just watched the first episode.

    They use the original opening credits. That was genuinely spine-tingling. The rest, well it's overarching-arc heavy, so we'll see I suppose
     
  8. krtek a houby

    krtek a houby Turnips - big! Swedes - small!

    Both excellent eps, Jose Chung turned up in Millennium, IIRC
     
  9. DotCommunist

    DotCommunist specter haunting

    I really enjoyed ep 1. I was bracing myself for dissapoint because I don't love the mythos ones but it was cool. It cashed in a few nostalgia chips to buy my love but I think it got away with it. CSM's reveal
    literally made me remember why smoking is bad and I should stop. Through the fucking trachea for gods sake
     
  10. oneflewover

    oneflewover Following "The Tigers"

    S10 E03 so how silly is this getting? as a first answer i'll offer - very.

    Another opportunity taken to get Gillian Anderson in her underwear

    Don't think i'll bother with it any more
     
  11. TheHoodedClaw

    TheHoodedClaw acknowledging ur soup leg

    It was written by the same guy who wrote Jose Chung's From Outer Space and was very much in that style. I liked it fine.
     
  12. The Octagon

    The Octagon Stop...Hammertime

    I thought that was brilliant, first 2 eps didn't grab me but that - that was classic X-Files.

    I'm still laughing remembering some scenes :D

    Duchovny and Anderson both properly inhabiting the characters again, a great couple of guest stars, and the kind of twisty, unreliable narrator plot that the show used to do so well.

    Dana Scully :eek::oops:

    Can't wait for the next one, based on the title.
     
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  13. paolo

    paolo Well-Known Member

    Loved E03... a wonderfully self-knowing parody. Oh and that final ring-tone gag. Made me :D :D :D
     
  14. 8den

    8den No I'm pretty sure that was 8ball...

    Ep03 was wonderful, great guests, lovely injokes and throw backs, and that sense of humour was tremendous
     
  15. DotCommunist

    DotCommunist specter haunting

    three was by far the best for me so far, even if it wasn't played straight face. Those can be the greatest. The long convo in the graveyard between lizard man and mulder cracked me up. Also: queegqueeg
     
  16. 5t3IIa

    5t3IIa Registered User

    Where are you watching it?

    Is it arc stuff and one-off stuff mixed, like before?
     
  17. Disjecta Membra

    Disjecta Membra cashing reality checks but cant even pay atention.

    Loving it and ep 3 haha
     
  18. DotCommunist

    DotCommunist specter haunting

    torrents. yes, mythos/conspiracy mixed with monster-of-the-week eps. So far
     
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  19. The Octagon

    The Octagon Stop...Hammertime

    Scully's straight up side eye before swiping the dog made me lol.

    "Dagoo" is also a Moby Dick character :cool:
     
  20. oneflewover

    oneflewover Following "The Tigers"

    Seems I'm on my own. Give me more of Eugene Victor Tooms or Leonard Betts
     
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  21. Reno

    Reno The In Kraut

    One of the best thing about the show always was how different it could be from episode to episode. I though Darin Morgan raised it to another level though with his handful episodes and I'm glad he's back for this.
     
  22. DotCommunist

    DotCommunist specter haunting

    still my fave two parter non conspiracy one is Tooms. Hey, they could bring Tooms back as well. He's sort of immortal as well as mad stretchy
     
  23. Me76

    Me76 Not very good lurker

    Starts on Channel 5 on Monday.
     
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  24. bi0boy

    bi0boy Power User

    Agree. Episode 3 was farcical. It was just people standing around blabbing exposition at each other. The Eugene Victor Tooms episode was full of suspense and stuff. All that has gone.
     
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  25. Michael Hayward

    Michael Hayward Active Member

    I myself quite enjoyed Episode 3's comedy aspect. But not every episode, its about time we got a standard 'X-Files' episode.
     
  26. bi0boy

    bi0boy Power User

    Humbug was a good "comedy episode":

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    This was just poor
     
  27. Sea Star

    Sea Star this is not a tagline

    Maybe I'm over-sensitive but wasn't that bit in episode 3 with the trans woman a tad transphobic?
     
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  28. Michael Hayward

    Michael Hayward Active Member

    Well the lizard guy said later "That's a bit too far." When talking about it.

    So maybe!
     
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  29. mwgdrwg

    mwgdrwg Be a Pisces. Jam.

    Is this on tonight?
     
  30. DotCommunist

    DotCommunist specter haunting

    read an article on this that firmly came down on the 'transphobic' side of tthe judgement. Played by a drag artist, confuses transistion with surgery, drug addiction, played for laughs, sex work. As tha article put it 'the show is from the 90s, looks like some of its identity politics are still there'
     
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