The X-Files - Fight the Future Reviews

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July 17, 2020
Whilst elements were designed to bring on new fans, the experience is better for fans who have knowledge of the show.
February 5, 2018
I came close to getting very excited on several different occasions, and that's saying something when you consider that I thought the experience would be more like participating in a card game that's beyond my comprehension.
February 5, 2018
I predict you'll be pleasantly surprised, and may even find yourself in front of the TV on Sunday nights with the rest of us X-Files groupies.
October 15, 2017
It's the perfect summation of the first five seasons and it is WONDERFUL. It captures everything that makes the show great: intrigue, suspicion, action, partnership, loyalty, friendship and-yes!-love.
July 9, 2011
Chris Carter had the daunting task of pleasing fans of the show, while at the same time not alienating those new to it. It's a balancing act that he mostly achieved, but in the end it's probably best enjoyed by those who are already fans.
August 3, 2008
I want to believe this latest X-Files film was created for a reason other than financial reward, but I find it difficult to guess at what that reason might have been.
August 1, 2008
...lives up to the standard set by its small-screen predecessor's superb early seasons.
May 19, 2008
The X-Files movie is really just a two-hour teaser for the series's sixth season. And little else.
May 19, 2008
Excellent!
May 19, 2008
Some fans will be pleased, others annoyed and endless online discussion will be generated, while X virgins will most likely wonder what all the fuss is about.
May 19, 2008
Dark, funny, paranoid, arbitrary, humming with tamped-down eroticism and in love with all things weird: That's the good news.
May 19, 2008
Stylish, scary, sardonically funny and at times just plain gross.
May 19, 2008
As it is, pic serves up set-pieces and a measure of scope that are beyond TV size but remain rather underwhelming by feature standards.
May 19, 2008
Only two scenes in this spin-off are worth the time of followers of the TV series.
July 23, 2007
One big, vaguely ominous blur, in which nothing really seems to be at stake except Chris Carter's future as a movie creator.
June 8, 2007
The director, Rob Bowman, is not some TV hack; his work is thrillingly kinetic.
February 9, 2006
The truth may be out there, but it's certainly not in here.
December 6, 2005
If you watch the show religiously, you've probably already seen it this weekend.
April 9, 2005
Production-wise, the film is pretty slick with large budget F/X helping the upscale television production.
January 29, 2005
... dumbed down and flattened out
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