Classic Thoughts: The X-Files: Fight the Future

It has been nearly exactly one month since the second X-Files film came out. I commented in my thoughts how I was anxious to rewatch the first film, but I had trouble finding a copy.

I finally found a copy of the film a few weeks ago and I fulfilled my wish of watching it proper (without falling asleep through it).

My enjoyment during this second viewing was further enhanced by a better understanding of the overall mythology of The X-Files than I did a decade ago.

In my opinion this came off better and a movie better than I Want to Believe did. This was probably because it dealed with the Alien-invasion arc that played over the entire series instead of the stand-alone cases. I also found that it worked as both a stand-alone story and as part of the series.

The film is definitely worth checking out if you are a fan of The X-Files.


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Sean Patrick Kelly is a self-described über-geek, who has been an avid film lover for all his life. He graduated from York University in 2010 with an honours B.A. in Cinema and Media Studies and he likes to believe he knows what he’s talking about when he writes about film (despite occasionally going on pointless rants).