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The X-Files - Fight the Future Reviews

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October 14, 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.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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.
Full Review | Original Score: 33/100
August 1, 2008
...lives up to the standard set by its small-screen predecessor's superb early seasons.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
May 19, 2008
Dark, funny, paranoid, arbitrary, humming with tamped-down eroticism and in love with all things weird: That's the good news.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
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.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
April 9, 2005
Production-wise, the film is pretty slick with large budget F/X helping the upscale television production.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
January 29, 2005
... dumbed down and flattened out
Read More | Original Score: C
April 8, 2004
A huge disappointment.
Full Review| Original Score: 2/10
August 11, 2003
I'm sure that fans of the show were satisfied, but others may find this movie uninvolving and its conspiracy theories juvenile. It's nothing more than a two-hour promotion for the television series that fails to resolve any of the conflicts it introduces.
| Original Score: F
May 22, 2003
It's a great way to relieve the anxiety that the series' endless mysteries have built.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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