The X-Files showed that classic TV shows being brought back with a new lease of life but part of the old continuity can work effectively. What I liked about Season 10 of The X-Files is that it wasn’t a remake or … Continue reading TV shows that should be “revived.”
I’m very excited that The X-Files is back! I re-watched them all in the recent past and rekindled my love for the show, not realising at the time that the people behind the series were planning on bringing the show back … Continue reading What I want to see in The X-Files this January
Dramas are better when they aren’t procedural. It is a fact that is being proved more and more with every new and successful drama – or more importantly with the ones that are failing and cancelled. To be clear a “procedural” … Continue reading Has Netflix killed the “Procedural drama?”
Theorizing that one could time travel within his own lifetime, Doctor Sam Beckett led an elite group of scientists into the desert to develop a top-secret project, known as QUANTUM LEAP. Pressured to prove his theories or lose funding, Doctor … Continue reading Bring back proper opening titles for TV shows!
I review a whole season rather than individual episodes, so there is a chance of spoilers. If you haven’t watched the whole season yet, stop reading now! I made a bold claim that every tv show should stop after five … Continue reading The X-Files (Season 6) TV Review
If you are going to make the brave move of trying to take a successful tv show and put it on the big screen, you have to go bigger and better than anything we have seen on the show already. … Continue reading The X-Files Movie (1998) Review
Its incredible how a season can contain both the worst episode and the best episode so far. This whole season falls into some of the worst X-Files traps and mistakes but when it gets something right, shows how fantastic X-Files can actually … Continue reading The X-Files (Season 4) TV Review
There are very few good films that were originally television shows. It’s not because it’s a bad idea. For many tv shows it is their last attempt at continuing, squeezing just a little bit more life out of a cancelled or failing … Continue reading Can a TV show ever become a successful film?
Because I review a whole tv series rather than individual episodes, there is a chance of spoilers, so if you haven’t watched the whole series yet, stop reading now! When a tv show reaches a third season, its got to … Continue reading The X-Files (Season 3) TV Review
Because I review a whole tv series rather than individual episodes, there is a chance of spoilers, so if you haven’t watched the whole series yet, stop reading now! A second season defines a tv show. If a show has got a second season, it usually means it was successful enough to warrant being given at least another six episodes. It then has added pressure. It has to deliver the same quality as the first season, while still moving the characters and show forward so that you aren’t watching the same show again, for another 20 or so episodes. This … Continue reading The X-Files (Season 2) TV Review